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Jail for cannabis dealer

A man has been jailed after £57,000 worth of cannabis was seized from his home. Philip Walker, 51, from Morecambe, along with Scott Griffin, 41, of Marine Gardens, Stranraer; Geoffrey Marsden, 52, a prisoner at Dumfries and 33-year-old Paul Jones, from Glenjorrie Avenue, Glenluce, all admitted being concerned in the supplying of cannabis earlier this year. Police investigations and surveillance found £57,000 worth of the drug in Walker’s home. Marsden was jailed for five years; Walker, who had previously been in prison on drugs charges was jailed for three years and 10 months and Griffin and Jones were both given community service orders.