Fareham man pleads guilty to producing cannabis at his home

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A MAN who admitted producing cannabis has been told to do unpaid work.

Matthew Banks pleaded guilty to producing four plants of the class B drug at his home in Bayly Avenue, Fareham, on May 19.

The 29-year-old pleaded guilty to committing the crime while subject to a suspended sentence for a charge of battery.

Banks was given a community order stating that he must complete 40 hours of unpaid work in the next year by Fareham magistrates.

He was told to pay £85 in court costs.

Banks must also take part in a specialist programme for 38 days and was put under supervision for 18 months.