Drugs were found following search

A serving prisoner was given a one month custodial sentence last Friday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for a drugs offence.

Thursday, 10th March 2016, 6:00 am
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Gareth Thomas Cotter (26), Dingwell Park, Lurgan, appeared by way of videolink from Maghaberry prison.

He admitted unlawful possession of a class B drug cannabis and unlawful possession of a class C drug, Diazepam, on November 11 last year.

For each offence he was sentenced to one month in prison, the terms to run concurrently.

A small amount of herbal cannabis was found during a search at an address in Church Place, Lurgan.

Cotter was arrested and in custody small blue tablets were found in the pocket of his clothing