Suspended term for cannabis possession

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A Gilford man was given a suspended sentence last Wednesday at Craigavon Magistrates Court for possession of cannabis on January 25 this year.

Dean McCormick (25), Knocknagore Road, Gilford, was sentenced to three months in prison, suspended for two years. He was also fined £400.

The court heard he was stopped in a car in Victoria Street in Lurgan.

A search uncovered a cannabis grinder containing about £5 to £10 of the drug.

A barrister for 
McCormick said he was attempting to deal with his addiction.