Apologetic drug offender given a chance



An offender who was caught with cannabis in his underwear has been given a 12 month conditional discharge after claiming he has stopped using the drug.

Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on Monday how Timothy Bennett, 18, of Holborn View, Codnor, was found with cannabis after he was involved in a road traffic collision.

Prosecuting solicitor Becky Allsop said: “The circumstances are that the police came across a parked Volkswagen Polo car which was involved in an RTC in Youlgreave.


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