Rye Man Sent to Prison

Rye man activates suspended jail sentence for drugs offences

A Rye man has been jailed after activating a suspended prison sentence imposed for drugs offences.

Charlie Banks, 18, a landscape gardener of Springfield Drive, Rye, was sentenced to five months’ imprisonment, suspended for 12 months, after a drugs warrant was executed at his home in July 2016. Phones, scales, bags and controlled drugs of class A and class B were seized.

He appeared at Hastings Magistrates’ Court on March 8 where he pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine and possession with intent to supply cannabis. He was also ordered to carry out 165 hours of unpaid work, pay costs of £85, a victim surcharge of £30 and to attend rehabilitation activity. Continue reading Rye Man Sent to Prison