Belfast Telegraph

Friday 25 July 2014

John Terry's father Edward to be sentenced

Edward Terry will be sentenced for dealing cocaine

The father of Chelsea and England footballer John Terry is due to be sentenced after admitting supplying cocaine to an undercover newspaper reporter in a wine bar.

Edward Terry, of Chafford Hundred, Essex, admitted supplying 3.5 grammes of the class A drug to a News of the World journalist, who was posing as a chauffeur, in November 2009.

He entered a guilty plea during a hearing before magistrates in Basildon on May 13.

A judge is scheduled to sentence Terry, who is in his mid 50s, at Basildon Crown Court.