Police found heroin in the pocket of an Old Colwyn man – and more between his buttocks.

Caernarfon crown court was told when 36-year-old Iain Gibson of Minafon was jailed for three and a half years.

He pleaded guilty to possessing heroin with intent to supply in March last year.

Dafydd Roberts, prosecuting, said ten wraps worth £100 were discovered in his trouser pocket but between his buttocks were drugs valued at £3,800.

Defence barrister Brian Treadwell described Gibson as vulnerable, with mental health issues.

In prison he intended to get help for his heroin dependency.

Judge Rhys Rowlands said Gibson, who in 2002 got three years for dealing in Ecstasy, was a street dealer playing a significant role in the Colwyn Bay area.

The judge said: “Heroin destroys people’s lives. It’s destroying your’s.”