Police noticed strong smell of cannabis
A 19-year-old man was fined Â£250 last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for a drugs offence.
Joseph Abraham McKinley, whose address was give as Broadwater Park, Aghalee, appeared last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court.
He pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a class B drug, cannabis, on June 11 this year.
The court heard police spoke to two people in a car and noticed a strong smell of cannabis.
McKinley said he did not have any drugs but a small bag of cannabis was found in his pocket.
The defendant pleaded guilty himself and when asked if he wanted to say anything he replied: “No”.
As well as the fine he was ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy.