Mousehold teenager fined for possession of cannabis

PUBLISHED: 16:25 19 January 2012 | UPDATED: 17:13 19 January 2012

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A Mousehold teenager caught in possession of cannabis with a street value of £750 has been fined.

Harry Waplington, 19, was in bed when police executed a raid at his home in of Mousehold Avenue on November 25 last year.

Officers found two wraps of cannabis, and Waplington showed them a rucksack containing 37 more, which he said he had wrapped for himself to control his daily use.

Waplington pleaded guilty to one charge of possession of a Class B drug. He he paid £300 for the drugs in bulk, and said he had been using cannabis since the age of 14.

Norwich magistrates yesterday imposed a £100 fine and £15 surcharge, to be added to his £40.40 court debt.

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