Londonderry drug dealer Thomas Peter Kelly pleads guilty

Bishop St courthouse in Londonderry
Image caption The judge said cocaine and mephedrone were two of the most serious drugs in circulation in the city

A 27-year-old man who confessed to being a drug dealer has pleaded guilty to three drugs charges at Londonderry Crown Court.

Thomas Peter Kelly from Knockena, Buncrana Road, committed the offences between 1 February and 22 April of last year.

He was charged with possessing, offering to supply cocaine and being concerned in supplying mephedrone.

Mr Kelly was released on bail until he is sentenced on 12 March.

He has 37 previous convictions, four of them for drugs offences.