Bainsford man supplied drugs to pals to fund own habit

A drug addict claimed he sold cannabis to his friends to pay off debts and fund his own habit.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 26th April 2018, 6:02 pm

Appearing at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday, Johnathan McGuire (39) admitted supplying the class B drug at his 73 Merchiston Avenue, Bainsford home on September 7 last year.

Defence solicitor Lynn Swan said: “It was supplying to fund his own habit. Any money left over was put towards paying debts.”

Sheriff Derek Livingston placed McGuire on a supervised community payback order for two years with the condition he engage with drug treatment. He was also placed on a restriction of liberty order to stay in his home between 7pm and 7am for five months.