13 Jan 2011

Prison sentence for drug seller

10:52 am on 13 January 2011

A man who admitted a number of drugs charges, including selling drugs to an undercover police officer, has been sentenced to prison for five years.

Anthony Crown, 50, was sentenced in the Wellington District Court on Wednesday.

Other charges included supplying methamphetamine and LSD, and multiple charges of selling cannabis.

Judge Stephen Harrop said it was clear that Crown sold drugs in order to finance his addiction.