A man from Liverpool was sentenced to 3.5 years in jail after attempting to set up a ‘pop-up drugs shop’ at Worthy Farm during the 2019 Glastonbury festival.
The medley of class A and class B drugs Davies had in his possession included seven bags of MDMA, 0.19g of DMT, 33 tabs of LSD and eight bags of cocaine – one containing 18.2g!
The man pleaded guilty to the charge of to possession of drugs with intent to supply on June 27 – the same day he was detained by event security – and was sentenced on July 24 at Bristol Crown Court. Judge William Hart condemned his actions and said there was “a grave danger” in selling illicit substances to “that ready market of vulnerable young people.”
The defence laywer, who was tasked with defending the man , said that his client was £5,000 in drug debt, in a “vulnerable state” and had been coerced into creating the pop-up. He told the court that refusal would have resulted in retribution “against him and or his family.”