Drugs trafficker from Nottinghamshire on the run

Police are hunting a Nottinghamshire man who was part of a nationwide drug ring after officers seized 49 kilos of cannabis and £29,000.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 12th April 2016, 11:39 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th April 2016, 2:07 pm
Ahmed Dervish Omer
Ahmed Dervish Omer

Ahmed Dervish Omer was a leading member of a Nottingham-based crime group responsible for trafficking class B controlled drugs within the UK. Omer and others in London and Birmingham supplied each other with large amounts of amphetamine, cannabis and cannabis resin.

Officers seized £29,000, 49 kilos of cannabis, 24 kilos of cannabis resin and four kilos of amphetamine.

Omer attended his trial in November 2015 but absconded before it concluded and was convicted in his absence. He was sentenced to 10 years.

He is described as five foot seven, 45, with short grey black hair and of middle eastern origin.

If you have seen this man it is advised you do not approach him but ring Crimestoppeers on 0800 555 111.