Unpaid work order for heroin possession issued to 36-year-old found unconscious in Galashiels

A 36-year old man found unconscious at Galashiels transport interchange at 3pm was in possession of heroin, Selkirk Sheriff Court has been told.

Thursday, 31st October 2019, 3:40 pm
Galashiels transport interchange.

Michael Ledgerwood, of Priory Hill in Coldstream, was found to have two wraps of the class-A drug, valued at £20, on him after being treated by the emergency services on May 18.

He also pleaded guilty to stealing two bottles of wine together valued at £10 from the Co-op store in Coldstream on July 7.

Ledgerwood was ordered to carry out 70 hours’ unpaid work as an alternative to custody.