Rugby man gets ten years in jail for drug offences

Reggie Fowell-Boston.
Reggie Fowell-Boston.

A 30-year-old man from Rugby has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after being found guilty of drug offences.

Reggie Fowell-Boston of Ashwood Court in Rugby appeared at Wolverhampton Crown Court on Friday, July 15 for a three day trial, where he was found guilty of possession with intent to supply crack cocaine and money laundering.

Fowell-Boston was arrested at a property in Worcester Street, Rugby on January 6 this year after officers attended the address and found a quantity of class A drugs, drug-related paraphernalia and £3,870 in cash concealed on him.

Following an investigation, Fowell-Boston was charged with possession with intent to supply class A drugs, possession of criminal property and obstructing police.

He was sentenced on Friday to 10 years in prison: seven years for possession with intent to supply crack cocaine and three years for money laundering under the proceeds of crime act.

Detective Constable Gary Hammond from Rugby CID said: “This sentencing shows a clear message that Warwickshire Police will robustly deal with drug issues within our communities.

“We are committed to tackling those involved in the supply of these dangerous substances and it is our priority to keep Rugby a safe place by removing these drugs from our streets”.

Anyone wishing to report drug-related crime should get in touch with police by calling 101.