Young boy calls police to report his father selling cocaine

By Mason White 5:03 PM October 29, 2017
Barry Dermot
Barry Dermot
By: Emily Lewis

A young boy called police to his home after seeing his father selling cocaine and using the drug, according to police in the United Kingdom.

46-year-old Barry Dermot of The Avenue, Halewood, was sentenced to six years and two months in prison for possession of a firearm, ammunition and allowing premises to be used for the production of Class A drugs.

24-year-old Thomas Rowan of Western Avenue, Speke, was sentenced to seven years imprisonment for possession of a firearm.

According to the police investigation, officers came to Dermot’s home on a report of a domestic disturbance after a young boy called them to report that his father was selling cocaine and not feeling well.

Police did not disclose the age of the young boy.

A Smith and Wesson revolver, ammunition and drugs were recovered from the home.

Police found six grams of cocaine, 18 kilos of boric acid, sucrose and other drug paraphernalia.

Dermot was arrested and Rowan was later arrested following forensic evidence.

A 31-year-old woman of Halewood was also arrested but she was never prosecuted.