A Penparcau man has been handed a community order after admitting a charge of drug possession.

John Freestone, of 5 Heol Isaf, appeared before Aberystwyth Magistrates’ Court on 14 February.

The 20-year-old admitted possession of 324g of cannabis in Aberystwyth on 3 March last year.

Freestone was given a community order to include 100 hours of unpaid work and rehabilitation.

He must also pay costs of £85 as well as a surcharge to fund victim services of £114.