A TEEN caught with drugs in his possession was made to pay court costs and referred to a youth offender panel.

The 17-year-old from Pembrokeshire, who can not be named for legal reasons, was found in possession of 8 grams of cannabis in July.

The defendant, who was present at Haverfordwest Magistrate’s Court for sentencing, pleaded guilty and was sentenced on September 23.

He will pay court charges of £85 and a surcharge of £22.

His contract with the Pembrokeshire youth offender panel was set for a total of 12 months.