A COUNTY Durham man convicted of stealing medication from a friend’s home has appeared before magistrates.

Benjamin Luke Clish, of Brockett Close, Newton Aycliffe, originally denied the offence, which took place between April 29 and May 9 last year.

He was found guilty at a trial on December 18 and the case was adjourned for pre-sentence reports.

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At Newton Aycliffe Magistrates Court today (Monday, January 14), the 20-year-old was sentenced to nine months probation supervision and was ordered to pay £150 prosecution costs.