A man who previously pleaded guilty to drugs offences has been told to pay a confiscation order of £10,000.
William Oakley, 27, of Springvale Road, Kings Worthy was subject to a confiscation hearing at Winchester Crown Court on 13 November under the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) 2002.
The judge made the confiscation order having assessed that Oakley had benefitted from his criminality to the value of £10,000.
Oakley pleaded guilty in July to three cannabis related offences and was sentenced to a total of 17 weeks, suspended for 12 months.
Inspector Jon Turton, from the Winchester Neighbourhood Policing Team, said:
“Our teams will not tolerate drug related criminality and we will continue to tackle offenders as a priority.
“I appeal to anybody with information about drugs offences to call 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”