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Teen drug dealer caught after advertising drugs for sale on his Facebook page

By Mason White 5:18 PM October 20, 2015
Reece Burton 

By: Tanya Malhotra
A teenage drug dealer was arrested after advertising drugs for sale on his Facebook page, police in the United Kingdom said.

Now, 19-year-old Reece Burton of Leicestershire, has been sentenced to serve six months in jail, which was suspended for two years, after pleading guilty to possession of cannabis with intent to supply.

He was also ordered to complete 80 hours of community service. According to the police investigation, Burton offered drugs for sale on his personal Facebook page.

Police received information that Burton was buying an ounce of cannabis before dividing it up to smaller amounts. He profited an 8th of an ounce from each ounce.

Police who searched Burton’s house, found four scales, a small amount of cannabis and a drug dealer list.