Romford man handed £120 bill for possession of partly smoked cannabis joint

PUBLISHED: 16:00 06 August 2013

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Possession of a partly smoked cannabis joint earned a Romford man a £120 bill.

John McVicker, 36, of Lincoln Avenue, had the joint in his possession at Eastbrook End, Dagenham, on June 7.

He pleaded guilty and was ordered to pay a £50 fine, £50 costs and a £20 victim surcharge at Barkingside Magistrates’ Court on July 26.

An order was also made that the joint be destroyed.

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