Drugs worth £3k found in Brierley Hill house

A 23-year-old man has been ordered to carry out 100 hours of unpaid work after police found more than £3,000 of drugs in his home.

Aaron Collins, of Harrison Court, Hawbush, Brierley Hill, admitted one count of possession with intent to sell cannabis and possession of an mephedrone.

The court heard how police also found a CS gas canister in his house while carrying out a search warrant. Mr Robert Cowley, prosecuting, said police had found plants that could yield 220g of cannabis.

Mr Ekwal Tiwana, for Collins, said: “He has been rather silly because he had accrued a large debt and needed to pay it off.”

Collins was sentenced to a 12 month community order and 100 hours unpaid work and told to pay costs of £535.