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Man threw class A drugs over fence while being chased by police in Cambridge


By Newsdesk Cambridge


A 24-year-old who fled police and threw bags of drugs over a garden fence has been jailed.

Wandile Mirazi was a passenger in a Volkswagen Golf that officers saw being driven erratically along Elizabeth Way, Cambridge, at about 7.20pm on Sunday June 30.

Police officers saw a vehicle being driven erratically
Police officers saw a vehicle being driven erratically

The vehicle made a U-turn and was driven at a very slow speed behind the police car.

When it overtook, officers signalled for it to stop but the driver continued before eventually stopping at the junction with Hawthorn Way.

As the officers got out of their car, Mirazi ran off along Hawthorn Way.

An officer in pursuit saw him throw two bags over a garden fence. Mirazi was eventually detained and arrested in Chestnut Grove.

Two bags of heroin and cocaine were found when the garden was searched and while in custody Mirazi, of Canary Wharf, London, was found in possession of another bag of cocaine and £340 in cash.

He pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply class A drugs and was sentenced to three years and four months imprisonment last Friday (August 16) at Cambridge Crown Court.

PC Steve Girdlestone said: “Mirazi twice attempted to evade arrest by running off and throwing drugs into a nearby garden.

“However, thanks to the dedication of the officers he was detained and will now spend time behind bars.”

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