Fined for drugs offence


A 21-year-old man who was caught taking drugs in a city centre bar has been fined £125.

Darren Pickett, of Brandywell Road, pleaded guilty to possessing mephedrone on December 6, 2013.

During interview he admitted he was in the toilets taking the white powder and that he was addicted to it.

Seamus Quigley, defending, said the value of the drugs taken was £30.