A MAN has been fined for possessing cannabis.
Michael Waterhouse, from Palmerston Road, Southsea, pleaded guilty to committing the offence after being caught with the class B drug on him in Albert Road, Southsea, on March 11.
Waterhouse also pleaded guilty to committing the crime while subject to a conditional discharge.
Portsmouth magistrates had imposed it on Waterhouse as a punishment for stealing a hammer from a shop at the Pompey Centre, Goldsmith Avenue, Southsea, in December.
Waterhouse was fined £85 by Portsmouth magistrates.
The 39-year-old was also told to pay £15 into a fund for victims of crime.
Magistrates also made an order for the drugs to be destroyed.