A Watford dealer has been jailed after he admitted money laundering and up to £250,000 worth of drugs was seized.

Wiltshire Police stopped Cen Trota’s Skoda in Salisbury after witnessing a suspected drug deal on September 1 last year.

Trota, of Rosslyn Road, was arrested and an address he was linked to in North Street, Wilton, was searched.

Watford Observer: Cen TrotaCen Trota (Image: Wiltshire Police)

Officers found more than two kilograms of cocaine and more than £4,000 in cash.

They then stopped another vehicle in Salisbury linked to Trota, and seized £23,000 more.

Watford Observer: A 1kg block of cocaine seized from TrotaA 1kg block of cocaine seized from Trota (Image: Wiltshire Police)

According to the force, the total street value of drugs taken from the 29-year-old was between £155,000 and £235,000.

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After admitting to money laundering and possession with intent to supply Class A drugs, he was sentenced to six years and nine months in prison at Salisbury Crown Court on January 27.

Watford Observer: Cash seized from TrotaCash seized from Trota (Image: Wiltshire Police)

Wiltshire Police shared photos of bags filled with cash and a 1kg block of cocaine that had been seized from the drug dealer.

DC Mark Welch encouraged the public to report concerns and described the result as a “excellent sentence”, adding that he was “pleased Trota will be off the streets for years to come”.