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By Fiona Reid
Dumfries and West
Dealer had 1000 Es in Moffat

A DRUGS supplier has admitted been involved in a deal in Moffat involving 1000 ecstasy type tablets.

James McIntyre, 28, was caught by police in Dumfries when they checked his car because it was being driven without lights.
And McIntyre, of Glenwell Avenue, Stranraer, admitted having 500 ecstasy tablets in the glove compartment of the the vehicle – and he also confessed to having been previously involved in the deal in Moffat.
At Dumfries Sheriff Court on Tuesday, McIntyre pleaded guilty to being concerned in the supply of an ecstasy type drug at Moffat and at Lochside in Dumfries between October 22 and November 5 last year.
The court heard he had told the police he had arranged to meet another man at McDonald’s car park in Dumfries when he was stopped.
Sheriff Brian Mohan deferred sentence to September 28 for background reports.
Also this week, three men appeared separately in court at Dumfries on charges involving the possession of drugs at this year’s Eden Festival at Raehills.
Sam Ainslie, 18, of West Kirkcarsewell Farm, Dundrennan was fined £100 on Tuesday after admitting being in possession of ecstasy; a fine of £160 was imposed on Patrick Toland, 30, from Saltcoats, who admitted being in possess of cannabis; and a case in which Marc Liddle, 30, from Lancaster, was alleged to have been in possession of cocaine at the festival was continued without plea for a month.
Meanwhile, another man was accused in the court of committing an offence of public indecency at the festival by repeatedly exposing himself.
Owen Campbell, 21, of Cameronian Place, Springholm, was also alleged to have behaved in a threatening or abusive manner by shouting, swearing, resisting and struggling with police officers.
His case was also continued without plea to September 27.

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