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Tonbridge cocaine dealer Haxhi Krruci jailed after A21 chase

A drug dealer who led police on a chase down the A21 has been jailed.

Police spotted Haxhi Krruci driving suspiciously in Quarry Hill, Tonbridge and followed him on the A road.

Haxhi Krruci (21999081)
Haxhi Krruci (21999081)

When they signalled for him to stop, he kept driving and a chase began.

As the 23-year-old's vehicle reached a slip road near Junction 5 a cigarette box was tossed out the window and the driver stopped th ecar.

Officers found 18 wraps of cocaine inside the box. Five mobile phones were seized from the car.

Krruci, of no fixed address, was charged with possession with intent to supply Class A drugs and driving without insurance.

On Monday Krucci pleaded guilty at Maidstone Crown Court and was jailed for three years.

Officer in charge of the case, PC Abbie Brookes of Tonbridge CID said: "Our patrols are always on the lookout for those who drive into the county from London with the intention to deal drugs.

"We proactively target suspicious vehicles and, as Krruci has found out, our officers work relentlessly to detect and bring to justice any drug dealers who target our towns in order to prey upon some of the most vulnerable people in our communities."

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