A 24-year-old man has been jailed following a crackdown on drugs in North Shields.
Ian Maholem, of Tonbridge Avenue, was sentenced to 26 weeks in prison for possession of a Class C drug with intent to supply with an additional three-week sentence to run concurrently for possession of cannabis.
Maholem was targeted by the police when more than 160 tamazepam tablets were recovered along with two bags of cannabis from an address on Albion Road.
Officers also recovered two mobile phones, £200 cash and drug paraphernalia.
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