Drug dealer jailed after sharing a photo of cheese
Category: News & PoliticsVia: krishna • 3 weeks ago • 11 comments
By: Rob Picheta
The block of mature blue cheese that proved Carl Stewart's undoing. (Photo: CNN)
(CNN) A drug dealer whose fingerprints were analyzed by police when he shared a photo of his hand holding a block of cheese has been sentenced to 13 years and six months in prison.
"Carl Stewart was involved in supplying large amounts of class A and B drugs, but was caught out by his love of Stilton cheese, after sharing a picture of a block of it in his hand through encrochat," Detective Inspector Lee Wilkinson said in a statement. "His palm and fingerprints were analysed from this picture and it was established they belonged to Stewart."