Andrew Hume (pictured), 49 and from Streatham, hosted dinner events to deal crystal meth and referred to himself as ‘Cardinal Hume’ when discussing the sale of medicine in textual content messages
A chemsex drug vendor who known as himself ‘Cardinal Hume’ and revelled in his ‘Breaking Dangerous’ picture has been jailed for 45 months.
Andrew Hume, 49, hosted dinner events to deal crystal meth and used the spiritual moniker in textual content messages in regards to the sale of medicine.
The part-time cookery trainer additionally smuggled massive portions of GBL and laundered £50,000 of his earnings by sending the money to the Philippines, Internal London Crown Court docket heard.
Police raided Hume’s residence in Natal Highway, Streatham in December 2016 and located a bottle of GBL and 64 grams of crystal meth value as much as £12,800, hidden inside a footstool.
Hume additionally used a laptop computer with adorned with a sticker from the crime drama ‘Breaking Dangerous,’ a couple of depressed trainer who turns to drug dealing.
He admitted having the GBL and crystal meth, however denied supplying it for revenue.
‘Given the amount, we are saying he was intending to provide all of it as a result of there’s an excessive amount of for private use,’ stated Invoice McGivern, prosecuting.
‘He was supplying to bigger numbers of individuals, together with those that attended his dinner events.
‘He was the go-to individual to acquire crystal meth and that was inside the chemsex scene.’
Mr McGivern stated ‘deal lists’ had been present in Hume’s bed room, containing a rundown of his prospects.
When police raided the £600,000 residence he shared with buddy Simon Bennett and located practically three litres of GBL, Hume claimed the liquid was for cleansing his buddy’s traditional automobile.
When police raided the £600,000 residence (pictured) Hume shared with buddy Simon Bennett they discovered practically three litres of GBL. Additionally they discovered 64 grams of crystal meth value as much as £12,800, hidden inside a footstool
Hume claimed: ‘We’ve got (it) for Simon’s traditional automobile, a Citroen, it’s used for refurbishing the wheels.’
However his financial institution statements revealed a daily stream of cash going out and in of his account regardless of the part-time trainer not working since 2013.
Mr McGivern informed the court docket: ‘Mr Hume was dealing in crystal meth for a while.
‘A number of the medicine clearly had been in step with private use however the bigger quantity was clearly for provide.
‘There was a warrant issued after 5 litres of GBL was intercepted by border forces.
‘These 5 litres would have been the equal of two,500 photographs or one thing like that.’
The prosecutor informed how medicine and related paraphernalia had been discovered at Harman’s flat.
Andrew Hume (left) and Simon Bennett (proper) are pictured leaving court docket. Bennett, 52, who owned the three-bedroom home in Streatham, was acquitted of permitting his premises for use for drug dealing in addition to possession of cocaine and crystal meth
‘Additionally discovered had been a collection of notebooks which primarily set out a snapshot of Mr Harman’s dealings over a time frame.’
Hume’s drug provider Nicholas Harman, 36, failed to show up at court docket for sentence and was jailed for 3 and a half years in his absence.
Bennett, 52, who owned the three-bedroom home in Streatham, was acquitted of permitting his premises for use for drug dealing in addition to possession of cocaine and crystal meth.
Liam Edwards, defending Hume, informed the court docket: ‘That is as drug not extensively used. It’s primarily used within the homosexual neighborhood in small circles for chem intercourse.
‘He has come at the moment with a bag – he is aware of he’s going to jail, there isn’t a different choice.’
The listening to was halted twice after Hume began sobbing loudly from the dock.
Mr Edwards stated: ‘I’m afraid Mr Hume was very distressed, he tells me that he’s capable of proceed.’
Hume, from Streatham, was discovered responsible of possession with intent to provide GBL, possession with intent to provide crystal meth, smuggling and possession of GBL and two counts of possession of felony property.
He was sentenced to a complete of three years and 9 months imprisonment.
Harman, additionally from Streatham, was convicted of possession with intent to provide crystal meth, possession with intent to provide GBL, fraudulently evading prohibition by importing GBL, providing to provide crystal meth, providing to provide GBL, possession of MDMA and possession of ketamine.
He was sentenced to a few years and 6 months in his absence.