A South Tyneside man caught in possession of a haul of drugs has been hit with a hefty court bill.
Steven Rumney, of Roman Road, South Shields, admitted two counts of being in possession of cannabis and a further charge of carrying amphetamine - both Class B drugs - when he appeared before South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court.
The trio of drug offences all took place in South Tyneside on Wednesday, November 25 of last year.
The 42-year-old was fined a total of £120 for the three offences.
He must also pay prosecution costs of £85 and a £20 victim surcharge - making for a total court bill of £225.