A POWYS drug dealer has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for distributing more than 100 grams of cocaine.

Joel Isaac Elijah Jacobi, from Brecon, admitted one count of possession with intent to supply cocaine and a further charge of being in possession of cannabis.

The 27-year-old was jailed for 2,044 days – or five years and 32 weeks – when appearing in Merthyr Tydfil Crown Court last Wednesday, December 14.


Jacobi, of Castle Street, Brecon, had initially faced four charges – two each of supplying cocaine and two of possessing cannabis.

Between August 24 and September 7 this year it was said Jacobi had supplied 122.02 grams of cocaine at Pwllgloyw, between Builth Wells and Brecon; with a similar charge relating to him being in possession of 11.5 grams of the drug in Brecon on September 21.

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The cannabis charges related to possessing 8.9g near Talybont-on-Usk on August 25 and 2.39g in Brecon on September 21.

He admitted one of each, with the other two charges to remain on file.