Drug addict gets help to beat heroin habit

A drug addict has been given a 12-month community order with a rehabilitation requirement to help him stay away from heroin.

Wednesday, 11th January 2017, 9:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 11th January 2017, 9:01 am
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Derby Crown Court heard on Monday how Colin Hutchinson, 57, of Langley Court, Annesley Close, Chesterfield, was arrested for possessing drugs after a police raid at a property.

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Hutchinson, who has seen his GP and is beginning counselling, pleaded guilty to possessing the class A drug diamorphine in July. 2016. Judge Robert Egbuna wanted Hutchinson to receive a sentence that could help him.