A PROLIFIC Darlington offender is back behind bars for a drugs offence and receiving stolen goods.

Kenneth Worley, 39, of High Northgate, was sentenced to 16-weeks in prison for receiving a stolen bike and being in possession of amphetamine with intent to supply.

He was arrested when officers stopped and searched him in the street and found he was carrying the drug.

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They later discovered the stolen bike at his address.

Worley, who was jailed for three months in July for attempting to steal a car, was under a suspended prison sentence and community order for previous thefts, mostly from vehicles in Darlington.