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Drugs man tried to cycle away from police officers but was caught and fined
3:40pm Friday 4th October 2013 in News
A MAN was caught in with cannabis just hours after buying £210 of the drug from a friend.
Dean Vine, 26, of Cheveling Road, in Colchester, was cycling in the early hours of September 19 in Haven Road, in the Hythe, when he spotted police officers ahead of him.
He then stopped, turned around and began cycling in the opposite direction.
When officers caught up with him, they found 16.8g of cannabis in his pockets.
Vine was ordered to pay a £100 fine, £85 costs and a £20 victim surcharge when he appeared at Colchester Magistrates’ Court today.
Magistrates also ordered the drugs be destroyed.