Portsmouth man fined for offences

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PORTSMOUTH magistrates have fined a man for a string of drug offences.

Malcolm Hall, 41, of Thorncroft Road, Fratton, Portsmouth, pleaded guilty to charges of possessing and producing cannabis at a property in Highland Road, Southsea.

He also admitted charges of possessing amphetamine and cocaine at the address.

Hall was told to pay £255 in a fine and costs when he appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court.

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