Two drug dealers put behind bars
Written by Gavin on 4th January 2023
In April 2022, officers from South Wales Police’s Organised Crime Unit carried out a proactive stop after some intelligence came to light that identified Morgan Bishop and Matthew Green as suspects involved in the supply of controlled drugs in Pontypridd.
The two men were arrested and their homes were searched. Officers located a large quantity of cannabis edibles and cannabis syrups, with a street value of up to £7,080, and vacuum bags of cannabis bud, with a street value of up to £19k.
On Bishop’s mobile phone was evidence showing that he was involved in the supply of cocaine. Both men were charged and remanded into custody until their sentencing.
On 23 September at Merthyr Crown Court, Matthew Green, 38, from Aberdare, was sentenced to one year and four months for possession with intent to supply cannabis and possession of cocaine.
On 7 December at Merthyr Crown Court, Morgan Bishop, 21, from Graigwen, was sentenced to three years and nine months for being concerned in the supply of Class A – cocaine, concerned in the supply of Class B – cannabis and possession with intent to supply cannabis.
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