A woman has been given a suspended jail sentence after police found amphetamines in her flat.
Jayne Singleton, 52 of Glenside Close, Edgerton, Huddersfield was convicted by a jury after a trial at Leeds Crown Court of possession with intent to supply the drugs.
Bashir Ahmed prosecuting told the jury nobody was in the flat when officers forced their way inside in January last year.
In a cupboard near the entrance door they found a glass jar containing a quantity of amphetamine in plastic bags suggestive of street deals worth around £790.
In the living room on a table they found a set of scales which bore traces of a white substance suggesting that was where the deals were prepared.
A small amount of amphetamine and some white powder was found in a bedside drawer which when analysed was dextrose, a bulking agent for amphetamine.
Singleton denied involvement with the drugs and claimed she had others stay at the flat while she was away over Christmas.
John Marsh representing Singleton said she still maintained her denial. She had previously been dependant on amphetamines but had managed to get off them.
Sentencing Singleton today to 12 months in prison suspended for two years with 50 days activities, Recorder Michael Slater said he was prepared to take an exceptional course.
The circumstances suggested the amphetamine was being weight and bagged for onward supply.
But he said it was a relatively unsophisticated operation and she maintained the drugs belonged to two acquaintances whom she had let stay at the flat while she was away.
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