Community order for cannabis

A MAN has been handed a community order after he admitted growing cannabis.

Michael Hornsey, 44, was caught with 15 plants at his home in Kipling Road, Hartlepool on June 29.

He admitted being concerned in the production of cannabis.

Hornsey was given the order when he appeared at Teesside Crown Court for sentencing after previously admitting the offence at the magistrates’ court.