Man jailed for over seven years for drug supply

A third man was today (17 May) been sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court for drug supply in south Cumbria.

Carl Sumer, 39, of Barrow was sentenced to seven years two months.

This follows the sentencing of Michael Fury, 36, of  Barrow who was sentenced to eleven years and Robert Collins, 38, of St Helens who was sentenced to seven and half years on 15 March.

Duo jailed for drug supply in south Cumbria – Cumbria Constabulary

The court heard that Sumner was stopped by officers driving a vehicle belonging to Fury in December 2021 where following a search officers located a block of cocaine vaulted at £12,500.

The investigation by officers found Sumner alongside Collins was delivering Cocaine to users in Barrow.

A spokesperson from the south Cumbria CSOC unit said: “Sumner joins Fury and Collins jailed for the supply of drugs in south Cumbria.

“We will continue our efforts to target organised crime groups dealing drugs within our communities.

“Anyone struggling with addiction to seek help from Recovery Steps or The Well.”

Do you have information that can help us?

Anyone with information can report online at www.cumbria.police.uk/report-it 

You can also phone on 101.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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