A DRUG dealer who was trafficking heroin in the Gwent Valleys has been jailed.

David Leader, 46, of Gordon Avenue, Swffryd, near Abertillery, was locked up at Cardiff Crown Court.

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The defendant pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of the class A drug with intent to supply.

He also admitted being concerned in the supply of class C drug Valium.


The offences were committed between January and May in Swffryd and Abertillery.

Leader, who has a long history of offending, was sent to prison for three years by the judge, Recorder IWL Jones.