A BURTON man has been sentenced at court after pleading guilty to charges of being in possession of three types of drugs, including class A.
Nathan Lewis, 22, of Lyne Court was charged with possession of cocaine and class B drugs cannabis and mephedrone
The drugs, described as a ‘small amount’ were found in his bedroom by police in March and he was arrested at separate address.
Burton Magistrates’ Court heard yesterday heard he had no previous convictions for drugs and he pleaded guilty at the earliest opportunity.
Emma Thompson, prosecuting, said: “The police recovered drugs from his bedroom. He was arrested at a separate address and made a full and frank confession to all three charges.”
The amount of cannabis found amounted to £20, the cocaine was worth between £40 and £60, and the mephedrone was worth £1.
Defending Neil O’Driscoll, said: “He has a part-time job and hopes to get a new job soon. His mum will pay the costs within 28 days.”
Magistrates imposed a fine of £145, a supervision order until March 2014 and a low intensity drug rehabilitation programme.
The drugs will also be destroyed by order of the magistrates.