Sunderland man fined for growing cannabis

A Sunderland man has been fined for growing cannabis.

Friday, 6th September 2019, 10:38 am

Graham David Carr, 37, of Tunstall Village Green, admitted producing the class B drug when he appeared before South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court.

Glenda Beck, prosecuting, said officers went to an address and found two plants and growing equipment.

She said: “He went on to admit growing them for personal use. He thought it was OK to have a small farm.”

The case was heard at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.

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Carr was fined £120 and ordered to pay £85 costs and a £32 victim surcharge.