A Llangybi man has been fined by magistrates after appearing in court to plead guilty to a drug possession charge.

Benjamin Packer, of 3 Ger Y Llan, Nantfach, appeared before Aberystwyth Magistrates’ Court on 9 May.

At the hearing, the 38-year-old admitted possession of 31.29g of cannabis in Llangybi on 11 February this year.

Magistrates fined Packer £307 and ordered the forfeiture and destruction of the drugs.

Packer must also pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85.