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A drug dealer has been jailed after 70kg of cocaine was found at a property in Essex

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A 54-year-old drug dealer found with 70kg of cocaine worth £6m, £85 000 in cash and a gun has been jailed.

Paul Pardon, from Heather Gardens in Romford, was arrested after police recieved a call that masked men had broken into his home armed with an axe.

The drugs, cash and gun were found where police searched the address.

Pardon pleaded guilty to possession with intent to supply class A drugs, and possession of firearm and ammunition during a hearing at Snaresbrook Crown Court. He was jailed for 18 months.