London Drugs Yardie member jailed after Portsmouth Raid

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London man jailed following drugs offences in Portsmouth.
Jacob Monerville (23) of Claremont Square, Islingston, London, was sentenced on Friday (20 April) to a total of three years in prison.
He received three years for possession with intent to supply class A drugs – heroin, crack cocaine and cocaine.

He was also sentenced to two months for escape from lawful custody, to be served concurrently.

Monerville was arrested at an address in Binstead Road, Portsmouth, on 20 February by the drugs related harm team.

Chief Inspector Jason Kenny said: “Our policing teams continue to work hard to target drug dealers and disrupt drug dealing in Portsmouth.

“I would like to reassure the local community that we will do everything in power to get drug dealers off our streets and in front of the courts.”

If you’re concerned about drug-related activity in your area, the things to look out for are as follows:

A sudden increase in visitors to a house or flat and people only staying for a very short time.
Short exchanges between small groups of people at or close to a flat or house.
Residents leaving a flat or house on numerous occasions throughout the day and returning a short time later.
People loitering in an area and using their mobile phones frequently.
New-looking or hire cars parked outside a house or flat that wouldn’t normally be there, and being driven by somebody that you wouldn’t normally associate with driving that style of car.
If you have any information about drug-related activity in your area please call us on 101 or 999 if a crime is in progress. Information can be given anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.