A cocaine dealer who set up his tent to sell drugs at T in the Park was caught by police officers who saw a queue of customers waiting to be served.
Jordan Smith, 26, was jailed for eight months on Friday after a court was told his tent had been placed under surveillance by detectives during this year's event.
Officers monitored activity in the campsite and watched as a group of revellers huddled outside Smith's pitch waiting for him to hand over the Class A drug.
Fiscal depute Carol Whyte told Perth Sheriff Court: "This was at the T in the Park music festival. Police received information that the accused was concerned in the supply of controlled drugs from a tent. Observations were maintained and at 3.55pm a group of males were seen at the tent. They were met by the accused and a transaction was seen to take place.
"Police then saw the accused counting a quantity of cash. At 4.02 pm the accused was detained. He was found to be in possession of a quantity of wraps of white powder. It was later found to be cocaine."
Miss Whyte told the court that Smith was found with almost £400 cash along with more than eight grams of cocaine with a street value of £400.
He was also found with ten tablets of an illegal compound sometimes found in Ecstasy, and worth around £50.
Smith, Moredun Crescent, Glasgow, admitted being concerned in the supply of cocaine at T in the Park at Balado on July 8 this year.
He also admitted having the second drug.
Solicitor Mel Wise, defending, said his client was "stressed" by the justice system and had suffered a series of collapsed lungs due to a medical condition he had.
She said: "He is very pragmatic about this and accepts there is an inevitability regarding his position. The word to describe him is a patsy and that's exactly what he was. He was approached in Glasgow and asked if he wanted to make some money. He was promised £200 and went to T in the Park and was then involved in the illicit drug trade. He is not experienced in these matters."
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