BACKGROUND reports have been ordered into a Borders man who admitted a total of six offences.

Paul Marshall, 37, of Burnfoot Road, Hawick, pleaded guilty to having an air weapon he was not allowed to possess after previously being convicted of a crime and having no certificate for the air weapon.

He also admitted four charges of possession of class A, B and C controlled drugs.

He will be sentenced at Jedburgh Sheriff Court on May 24.