Pensioner jailed and given an ASBO for dealing crack

A pensioner who left his sheltered housing to deal crack on the streets of Soho has been jailed for two years. 74-year-old Alvin Ricketts from north London pleaded guilty to two counts of supplying crack cocaine. He was also handed a five year ASBO.

Alvin Ricketts
Alvin Ricketts Credit: Metropolitan Police

Alvin Ricketts was one of 38 drug dealers convicted and jailed for more than 70 years in total under a major crackdown on drugs around Soho.

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Crack dealing pensioner jailed

A pensioner who left his sheltered housing to deal crack on the streets of Soho has been jailed.