A cocky drug dealer posing as UFC fighter Conor McGregor has been jailed.
Mark Nye, 34, told police who dragged him over that his name was “Conor” and that he had hundreds of “McGregor Enterprise” business cards that promised “the best drops in Surrey”.
Ginger-haired and bearded, 34-year-old Nye was arrested in Stanwell, Surrey, in February this year after attempting to throw away Class A drugs and two cell phones he had on him.
Nye gave them false information and told the officers that his name was “Conor”. He also had several hundred business cards tagging his drug with the name “Mcgregor Enterprise” on the front and “Best Drops in Surrey” on the back.
When officials analyzed Nye’s phones, they found hundreds of messages related to drug trafficking.
Stanwell’s Nye pleaded guilty to supplying Class A drugs; Driving during the disqualification and without insurance.
He was sentenced to two years and nine months in prison. Guildford Crown Court.
Investigator PC Steve McGill of the Surrey Police Department said, “A search for the address where Mark lived revealed a large amount of boric acid, a cutting agent used by traffickers to cut drugs and has serious health effects on the users themselves may have .
“Officers also found a large cleaver that was easily accessible from his bed.”
PC McGill added, “Thanks to the work of our proactive drug teams, we have taken another dealer off our streets and prevented Mark from causing further harm to the victims of his crimes.”