Dealer dealt jail time

A MOUNT Gambier man will spend at least two years and six months behind bars after being sentenced for drug trafficking and firearms charges.

Mark Charles Tippins, 28, appeared in the Adelaide District Court on Thursday to be sentenced for three charges of trafficking in amphetamine and one charge of possessing a firearm without a licence.

The circumstances relating to the drugs charges began on May 12, 2016, when Tippins sold .15g of amphetamine for $100 to undercover police.

On May 26, 2016, there was a similar sale of .9g for a further $100.

The third count related to the discovery of 7.93g of amphetamine in Tippins’ unit on Penola Road on June 15, 2016.

Police also found a number


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