Home   News   Article

District judge warns Long Sutton man he risks brain injury from taking so much cannabis


By Spalding Reporter


A man found parked close to a children's play area where anti-social behaviour had been observed was in possession of cannabis when his car was searched by police.

Cieren Peter Brownsword (28), of Little London, Long Sutton admitted possessing 5.79 grams of cannabis, when he appeared before District Judge Peter Veits sitting at Boston Magistrates' Court.

Prosecuting, Shelley Wilson said police were carrying out observations at the Spalding play park at 7pm on September 21, when they saw Brownsword sitting in his BMW car and approached him.

Boston Magistrates' Court.
Boston Magistrates' Court.

She said he handed over a small amount of cannabis which he said was for personal use and the officers searched the car but found nothing else.

Ms Wilson said he had a previous drugs possession conviction in 2017 for which he had received a conditional discharge.

Judge Veits told Brownsword he was risking brain injury from taking so much cannabis and he was fined £500 and £135 in costs and charges.

He was also fined another £150 for breaching the conditional discharge and a further £100 for not wearing a seat belt on a quite different occasion in Spalding.



COMMENTS
()


Iliffe Media does not moderate comments. Please click here for our house rules.

People who post abusive comments about other users or those featured in articles will be banned.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.

 

Terms of Comments

We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.

If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here.

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More