A BORDERS man found in possession of heroin has been fined £200 at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

Fifty-one-year-old Robert Reilly, of Hawick, pleaded guilty to having 0.8 grammes of the class A drug worth around £40 when he was searched by police officers in Duke Street on November 30.

A £10 Victim Surcharge was also imposed.

He pleaded not guilty to a charge of theft and housebreaking and the first diet was continued until July 5.

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