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Speeding car led police to drugs and stun gun in New Forest
11:30am Tuesday 13th August 2013 in News
POLICE stopped a car because it was speeding and smelt cannabis as they went to question the occupants, Southampton Crown Court heard.
The driver, Elliot Tibbit, did not have any but passenger Damien Craven produced a bag containing ten plastic deal bags from his right coat pocket, said prosecutor Ximena Jones.
The homes of both men were searched and at Tibbit’s, police recovered more cannabis as well as a stun gun.
Tibbit, 22, of Kings Ride, Blackfield, admitted possessing cannabis with intent to supply and possessing a prohibited weapon for which he received a two-year community order with 12 months’ supervision and a six-month drug rehabilitation requirement.
Craven, also 22, of no fixed address, was given a two-year community order after he admitted possessing cannabis with intent to supply. Both men were also ordered to do 180 hours unpaid work for the community.
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