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£40,000 cannabis courier sentenced

[A] CANNABIS courier caught with a £40,000 stash near Carlisle has been handed a suspended prison term.

Mark Bailey, 31, was travelling north on the M6 when police pulled over the hire car he was driving on 13th May. Almost 4kg of the class B drug was hidden inside a black bin liner within the vehicle.

Carlisle Crown Court heard debt-ridden Bailey – a man with no previous convictions – had agreed to transport the cannabis in exchange for £400.

He pleaded guilty to possessing the drug with intent to supply, and was sentenced today (THURS).

Judge Barbara Forrester imposed a 17-week prison sentence which was suspended for a year. Bailey, of Walnut Road, Partington, Manchester, was also ordered to complete 260 hours of unpaid work.

He was told by Judge Forrester: “I am satisfied you were just a courier driving from A to B.”

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