Southport man jailed for 14 years

Paul Bennett, aged 37, of Pilling Close, Southport, appeared at Liverpool Crown Court this week charged with a number of offences.  He pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine, cannabis and ecstasy with intent to supply, possession of firearms and ammunition without a certificate and possession of an imitation firearm.

He was jailed for eight years for the drugs and six years for the weapons,  a total of 14 years.