Irthlingborough man in court on drug charges

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AN Irthlingborough man who was found to have a small amount of cocaine on him as well as 13 ecstasy tablets at a music festival in Baldock appeared in court today, (June 29).

Jonathan Taylor, 26, had the drugs on him while attending the Farr Festival in Baldock in July, 2018.

Today St Albans Crown Court was told that after being stopped by police at the festival, Taylor made no comment when questioned.

Taylor of High Street, appeared in court to plead guilty to simple possession of the cocaine and a separate charge of possessing the ecstasy tablets.

Judge Michael Kay QC hearing the case told Taylor “Your actions were stupid.”

He fined Taylor £250 and ordered him to pay prosecution costs of of £500.

The judge ordered the drugs to be forfeited and destroyed.

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