A MAN who admitted possessing a stash of cannabis weighing 223 grams has been fined more than £200.

Byron Thomas pleaded guilty at Oxford Magistrates’ Court on Saturday to one count of possession of a class B controlled drug.

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The 45-year-old, of Crescent Road in Cowley, was charged after police found the cannabis at a property in the same road on July 18 last year.

It was seized during a warrant at the address, and Thomas was later arrested.

He received an £80 fine, and was ordered to pay a total of £115 in costs.