Man admits growing 9 cannabis plants in Gosport

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A MAN has admitted growing nine cannabis plants.

Jake Bolster, 26, of Samson Close, Gosport, pleaded guilty to producing the plants at Portsmouth Crown Court today

A file photo of Portsmouth Crown Court. Picture: Csar Moreno Huerta

A file photo of Portsmouth Crown Court. Picture: Csar Moreno Huerta

At a brief hearing this morning defence barrister Daniel Reilly said Bolster was in breach of a four-month suspended sentence order imposed by magistrates for having a bladed article.

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The court heard Bolster grew the plants between January 1 and April 9 this year.

Adjourning the case, judge David Melville QC said: ‘You must return to court on November 14.

'In the meantime the probation service will write a report on you and it’s in your interests to co-operate with them.’

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Bolster faces going to prison if a judge imposes a new jail term.