Bonawe man was caught with cannabis

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Lee Carr, 43, of Kenmore Cottages, Bonawe, was fined £80 when he appeared before Oban Sheriff Court on Tuesday and admitted possessing cannabis.

Sheriff Patrick Hughes was told that officers spoke to Carr and another person in a car on August 2 on the A85 near Pennyfuir Cemetery.

When officers talked to them there was a strong smell of cannabis within the vehicle.

The officers, who were in an unmarked car, had seen the two approach a vehicle beforehand which they knew belonged to someone known to be involved with drugs.

Lee, a first-time offender, cooperated fully with the police and the amount in his possession was less than two grams.