Cumbria

Drug dealer Kevin Bennett of Whitehaven was 'owed' £25,000

  • 21 January 2013
  • From the section Cumbria

A man caught with £12,000 worth of drugs was owed more than £25,000 from his customers, a court has heard.

Kevin Bennett, 35, was caught with 600 grams (21 oz) of the Class B mephedrone and the details of 80 customers on his mobile phone who he claims owned him thousands of pounds.

The 35-year-old of Meadow View, Whitehaven, admitted possessing the stimulant with intent to supply.

He was bailed and will be sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court on 18 February.

Bennett also admitted possessing cannabis and amphetamine - both class B drugs - for his own use.

Mephedrone used to be a legal high but was made illegal two years ago.

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