38-year-old given two-year drug testing order after £3,000 heroin haul seized at his Hawick home

Silverbuthall Road in Hawick.
Silverbuthall Road in Hawick.

A man has admitted being involved in the supply of a class-A drug.

That charge follows the seizure of around £3,000 worth of heroin at his home in Hawick’s Silverbuthall Road on April 24.

Stuart Rutherford, 38, also admitted being in possession of a knife but claimed it was part of his fishing gear.

He has been given a two-year drug treatment and testing order.