A DRUG dealer is facing years behind bars after he pleaded guilty to selling cocaine, amphetamine and cannabis.

James Hallett, 33, from Blackwood admitted possession with intent to supply the class A and class B drugs as well as possession of criminal property.

The offences took place on April 7.

He also admitted driving a Range Rover Evoque without insurance and otherwise than in accordance with a licence on Osborne Road, Pontypool on the same date.

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Hallet has a previous conviction for drug trafficking, Newport Crown Court was told.

Judge Eugene Egan warned him: “There can be only one sentence.”

The defendant, of Fair View, is due to be sentenced on May 21.

He was remanded in custody.