Penrith man became involved with drugs after discharge from army
Nicholas Lancaster, 21, was caught by police with cocaine that had a street value of more than after a raid at his former home in Penrith, a court heard.
Lancaster, now of Sunny Bank, Stainton, near Penrith, admitted possessing cocaine with intent fake rolex to supply and possessing a class B drug. He appeared b fake rolex efore Carlisle Crown Court to b fake rolex e sentenced yesterday. He was given fake rolex a one year jail term, suspended for two years.
Lancaster, the court was told, had residue around his nostrils Bags of cocaine and a small bag of cannabis were found. Text messages found on Lancaster phone suggested in supply Thomas, in mitigation, said Lancaster had always his heart on a career in the Army but a leg injury had wrecked this.
became involved in drugs, said Mr Thomas, who added that Lancaster was now working as a volunteer for charity.
Judge Peter Hughes QC said Lancaster drugs activity was a relatively short period was also sentenced to 12 months supervision, six months of drug rehabilitation and to carry out 250 hours of unpaid work for the community. He was put under an 8pm until 6am curfew for 20 weeks.