A man has been given a fine after being found in possession of cocaine in a car in Boston after being reported by a passing member of the public.
Peter John Warren, 32, of Woad Farm Road, Boston, appeared before the town’s magistrates and pleaded guilty to the charge of pssessing the drug.
Prosectuing at the hearing, on August 7, Rebecca Ritson said police had stopped and spoken to Warren on June 19 after a member of the public reported him.
She said there were suspicions that he and another man, who was said to be with him in a silver Ford Mondeo, were involved in an exchange.
The car was registered to the other man.
She said that, following a search by police, Warren was found to have a small wrap of white powder.
He was then arrested and charged with possessing 0.67 grams of cocaine.
Warren, who was unrepresented in the court, was asked by the chairman of magistrates Nick Wilkinson if he had anything to say.
He replied: “Nothing. I’m just guilty.”
Warren was ordered by gthe magistrates to pay a £200 fine, £85 costs and a £20 victim surcharge.
Magistrates also ordered the forfeiture and destruction of the drugs.