A Belfast man who supplied Class C drugs on a "modest scale" to fund his habit has been jailed.
Gary Murphy, from Cappagh Gardens, was handed a 30-month sentence, split between custody and licence, at Belfast Crown Court.
The 30-year-old was present when his house was searched by police on January 26, 2019 and in the search, a range of drugs were found including 2,792 Class C tablets, 33.19 grams of cocaine and 34 grams of herbal cannabis. The Class C tablets included Alprazolam and Diazepam.
He later admitted eight drugs offences, including possessing the Class C tablets with intent to supply, and possessing cocaine.
Sentencing Murphy, Judge David McFarland said he gave a "frank interview" to police and later to a probation officer, where he admitted he was dependant on drugs, in debt as a consequence and supplied drugs on a "modest scale" to fund his habit and reduce his drugs debt.
Saying he was taking into account the quantity and variety of drugs, the Belfast Recorder imposed a 30-month sentence.