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Festval woman admitted selling drugs
7:00am Thursday 21st March 2013 in News
A WOMAN was arrested after she told police she was feeling unwell after taking drugs.
As officers spoke to Holly Tagg, a court heard, on Thursday, she also said she had been selling drugs at last year’s V music festival in Chelmsford.
A search revealed 4.5 grammes of amphetamines and five grammes of ecstasy.
Tagg, 19, admitted possessing the drugs with intent to supply when she appeared at Chelmsford Crown Court and was given eight months youth custody, suspended for 18 months.
Judge Karen Walden Smith told her the she was not being locked up because she had changed her life and was now off drugs.
Tagg, formerly of Victoria Street, Braintree, but now living in Deal, Kent, was also given a 280-hour work order.
The court heard she was at the V Festival on August 18 last year when she complained to police about feeling unwell after taking drugs.
She was questioned by police and admitted selling drugs to friends at the festival, the court heard.