Grimsby motorist had cocaine 'to keep him awake on drive to Scotland'
A MOTORIST caught with cocaine was going to use the drug to keep him awake during a long drive to Scotland, Grimsby magistrates heard.
Jamie Cummings, 29, of James Street, Grimsby, admitted possessing cocaine and ketamine on November 30.
Sue Barker, prosecuting, said police stopped a vehicle in Victor Street, Grimsby, and found a bag of cocaine and two bags of ketamine.
They were for his personal use and he told police he was going to drive to Scotland during the night and he would use the cocaine to keep him awake.
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Cummings told the court: “I was literally due to set off as I was arrested.”
Unemployed Cummings was fined £145 and was ordered to pay a Government-imposed £20 victims’ surcharge.