Police in Croydon described a "fantastic" result for South London detectives after a man was convicted for a catalogue of offences.

Announcing the sentencing of Jermaine Poku on Twitter Wednesday (May 20), Croydon MPS said the man's jail sentence was a "fantastic result" for detectives in the South London area who had worked towards bringing a case against him.

The 28-year-old was convicted of a number of offences including weapon and drug related crimes, as Croydon Police described in further detail:

"Sentenced to 6 years 4 months (for) Possession of a firearm, Theft, Handling Stolen Goods, Dangerous Driving, Possession of a controlled Drug.

"A fantastic result for detectives in South Area."