A 33 year old man from Swindon has pleaded guilty to importing a variety of drugs on the dark web.
The man named Michael Bose, of Carmel Walk, Swindon, has pleaded guilty to importing drugs. He also pleaded guilty to drug possession during his plea hearing at the Swindon Magistrates’ Court. During the hearing, the court was told that Michael Bose ordered a variety of drugs on the dark web. He ordered from a vendor who claimed that he shipped from within the United Kingdom.
During the hearing, the defense attorney told the court that the hard times his client faced in early 2020 pushed him to purchase ecstasy pills on an undisclosed dark web market. On the dark web market, Bose searched for domestic vendors of ecstasy.
Bose found a UK-based vendor who offered an assortment of substances. He purchased ecstasy and 3-fluoromethcathinone from the same vendor.
In early days of February 2020, Border Force officers intercepted a suspicious incoming package that was addressed to Bose. When officers searched the package, theyd found 29 grams of 3-fluoromethcathinone hidden in the package.
A search warrant was executed on Bose’s residence, the Wiltshire Police found and seized small quantities of ketamine, methamphetamine, LSD, dimethyltryptamine, Etizolam, 2CB and MDMA from Bose’s house during the search.
The defense attorney for Bose told the court that his client had ordered the drugs for personal use. The defense attorney also told the court that Bose had, after his arrest, turned to a physician for help dealing with depression and anxiety.
Bose pleaded guilty to importing a Class B drug and possession of Class A, B, and C drugs.
He will be sentenced on May 11, 2021.