Gavin Lee Jones, aged 39, sold the Valium to children aged between 12 and 14 years old. He been sentenced to 58 weeks for being concerned in the supply of Valium and 58 weeks imprisonment for possession with intent to supply Class C drugs.
Detective Inspector Ian Jones said: “In August last year we received reports that two children had swallowed blue tablets and had to be taken to hospital because they were unsteady on their feet and disorientated. It is only by good fortune that the children did not suffer any serious harm.
“I hope that this sentence sends home the message that drug dealing with not be tolerated and that we will take every step within our powers to find the people responsible for dealing drugs and bring them to justice.”
Anyone worried that their children are using or thinking about using drugs can contact the drugs advisory service FRANK at https://www.talktofrank.com/