A Barnsley man who hid wraps of heroin under his false teeth has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison.

Jamie Lloyd, 38, of Castle Street, Barnsley was found in possession of over 90 wraps of Class A drugs. While officers were transporting him to custody, he showed them the wraps of heroin stored under his false teeth. Lloyd proceeded to swallow the drugs and was taken to hospital.

After treatment, investigation confirmed that Lloyd was involved in dealing heroin and crack cocaine worth over £900 in the Barnsley town centre.

He was also in possession of £700 cash and two mobile phones.

Mr Lloyd appeared before court last week, Friday 8 March, and was sentenced to four and half years in prison.

Jamie Lloyd. Source: South Yorkshire Police