Charlbury man sentenced for cocaine possession

Sentence for cocaine

Sentence for cocaine

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A MAN has been given a community sentence after he admitted possessing cocaine.

Benjamin Oates was yesterday sentenced for possessing the drug on July 21, last year, to which he pleaded guilty, at Oxford Crown Court.

The 21-year-old of Pooles Lane, Charlbury, was given a community order, with supervision, for nine months, ordered to pay £300 and costs of £85. He must also pay a victim’s surcharge of £60.

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