Mr and Mrs Speed admit amphetamine drugs possession with intent to supply

Metro

A police raid in Mansfield took an unexpected twist when officers discovered drugs in a home belonging to a Mr and Mrs Speed.

Officers seized around a kilogram of amphetamines, also known as speed, during the drugs bust on October 2011.

The aptly named couple enjoyed a comfortable lifestyle paid for by drug dealing, Nottingham crowd court heard last week.

Daniel, 36, was sentenced to two-and-a-half years after pleading guilty to possession with intent to supply at an earlier hearing.

His wife Abigail, 27, received a community order requiring her to undertake 180 hours of unpaid work.

The drugs, found in their kitchen and a Mercedes car parked on the driveway, had a combined street value of £3,550.

PC Mick Colley, who led the case, said: ‘Unlike the rest of us, the Speeds felt entitled to the good life irrespective of whether they earned an honest living to get it.

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