Park Gate man admits class A drug charge

A police car parked outside Catherine House in Stanhope Road, Portsmouth, earlier tonight. Picture: Byron Melton

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A MAN has admitted possessing cocaine.

Justin Broughton, of Eastbrook Close, Park Gate, had the class A drug on him in Gosport.

The 27-year-old was fined £250.

He was ordered to pay £85 in court costs and £15 to a fund for crime victims. Fareham magistrates made an order for the cocaine to be forfeited and destroyed.