Man dealt drugs near Falkirk church

Stock image - diclazepam tablets
Stock image - diclazepam tablets

A 52-year-old man has admitted dealing drugs near Falkirk Trinity Church.

Brian Stokes (52) was dealing class C drug diclazepam in the church grounds at Manse Place, Falkirk between June 13 and June 14 last year.

Stokes, 34 Grove Street, Denny, admitted the offence after he was caught with 53 tablets.

He said he would only give people tablets if they asked for them.

Stokes was placed on a 12-month supervised community payback order with the condition he engage with drug treatment services.