Leeds drug dealer caught with cocaine, ketamine and cannabis in his car when he was stopped for speeding

A drug dealer was caught with cocaine, ketamine and cannabis in his car after he was stopped for speeding by traffic officers.

Tuesday, 13th April 2021, 11:45 am

Kamil Piekara was stopped by officers in the Woodhouse area of Leeds after he was clocked driving his Peugeot at 29mph in a 20mph zone on September 26, 2019.

Leeds Crown Court heard officers could smell cannabis coming from the vehicle and decided to carry out a search.

Martin Robertshaw, prosecuting, said cannabis was found in the glove box along with 'business cards' offering the sale of drugs.

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Drug dealer Kamil Piekara was jailed for 28 months.

Cocaine and ketamine were also found in grip seal bags in another part of the vehicle.

A mobile phone was seized which contained messages relating to the supply of drugs.

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The defendant refused to comment during interview.

Piekara, 22, of Devonshire Gardens, Woodhouse, pleaded guilty to one count of possession of a class A drug with intent to supply and two counts of possession of a class B drug with intent to supply.

He has one previous conviction for assaulting an emergency worker.

Taryn Turner, mitigating, said Piekara became involved in the offending to pay off a debt to dealers.

The barrister said Piekara's ambitions to become a firefighters had been ruined as a result of the convictions.

Recorder Abdul Iqbal QC jailed Piekara for 28 months.