Ballymena Court hears cannabis fell from man’s underwear

CANNABIS fell out of a man’s underwear, Ballymena Magistrates Court heard.

Ryan Hatton (37), with an address listed as Ballymena Road in Antrim, admitted having the drug on April 10 this year.

A prosecutor said the defendant had been arrested after an incident in Ballymena and taken to a police station in Belfast and when he was searched a small bag of cannabis “fell out of the inside of his underwear”.

The defendant told police: “It is just a bit of grass”.

Defence barrister Neil Moore said it was a small amount of drugs.

He said the defendant had a “difficult back story” regarding drugs.

The defendant was fined £100.

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