November 28, 2023 12.07 pm

Woodhall Spa man avoids jail for storing £140,000 worth of cannabis in cottage

Sonny Gillespie given suspended sentence for unknowingly housing vast cannabis stash

A Woodhall Spa man who allowed his cottage to be used for storing cannabis worth up to £140,000 was spared jail after a court heard he was not involved in the drugs trade.

Sonny Gillespie, 31, was sentenced to 15 months imprisonment suspended for 18 months after Lincoln Crown Court heard he was taken advantage of by a man called “Ron” who sometimes stayed at his property.

Read the full court report on MyLocal Lincolnshire, the new home of The Lincolnite