Mustafa Mohamed from Cardiff was arrested on two different occasions in the month of November, in Grangetown and Roath. He was arrested on suspicion of drug dealing and was found with mass amounts of drugs.
The 22-year-old at one instance tried to discard his mobile phone into the River Taff. However, divers from South Wales Police searched the river and found the phone, which was later discovered to be a drugs line.
In a police interview, Mr Mohamed claimed to be a drug user only, but officers soon found out that he was forensically linked to drugs found in a house located in the Grangetown area of the capital city. Weighing scales were also seen in the property.
Not long later on November 14, Mohamed was seen again in Roath, whilst acting in a suspicious way. He was found to be in possession of 29 wraps of crack cocaine, 25 wraps of heroin and 1 ounce of cocaine.
South Wales Police have recently released body camera footage of the moment Mustafa Mohamed was running away from officers, tasered and eventually arrested.
Body cam footage showing the moment Mustafa Mohamed was arrested - Credit: South Wales Police
Mohamed pleaded guilty and, on December 23, was sentenced at Cardiff Crown Court to 4 years in prison for charges of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.
When publishing the footage, South Wales Police said that their officers "work tirelessly to keep the area safe for residents."
They also mentioned:
"This case is just one example of how we are tackling drug dealing in the community.
We can, and regularly do, act upon the information provided to us by the public, so please keep it coming.
Anyone with suspicions or information about illegal drug supply is urged to contact us."
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