Worcester man jailed for drug dealing and weapons offences - The Worcester Observer

Worcester man jailed for drug dealing and weapons offences

Worcester Editorial 11th Mar, 2024   0

A WORCESTER man has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years for possession with intent to supply class A and B drugs and a string of firearms and weapons offences.

Peter Want of St Paul’s Street, Worcester, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply a class A drug – cocaine and possession with intent to supply a class A drug – heroin over offences he committed last May.

The 46-year-old also pleaded guilty to possession of a black-handled axe and a brown sword in a sheath.

He was also convicted of two counts of possession of an offensive weapon in a public place concerning a Samurai sword and a small black sword, as well as possessing a disguised firearm over a ‘pen gun’.

He was convicted of possession of ammunition for a firearm without a certificate and possession of an imitation firearm in a public place in relation to a firing pistol.




And Want was further convicted of possessing a crossbow in a public place and possession with intent to supply a class B drug – cannabis.

He was sentenced at Worcester Crown Court on Thursday, March 7.


Det Cons Callum Godwin of South Worcestershire Reactive CID said: “Officers stopped Wants’ vehicle last May recovering a quantity of heroin and crack cocaine and numerous weapons including a viable firearm concealed as a pen.

“The team built a strong case against Want, which ultimately led to him pleading guilty in court and this lengthy sentence which reflects the seriousness of his crimes.

“We will not stop in our pursuit of those dealing drugs as we seek to protect the public from the serious harm and impact such criminal activities cause in our communities.”

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