Portsmouth man admits drug charge

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A MAN has admitted possessing cannabis.

Paul Edwards pleaded guilty to having the class B drug on him in Portsmouth when he appeared at the city’s magistrates’ court.

The 32-year-old, from Temple Street, Landport, Portsmouth, was given a 12-month conditional discharge and told to pay £85 in court costs.

An order was made for the drugs to be forfeited and destroyed under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.