Man’s former partner found cocaine after wedding, King’s Lynn court told

The crest above the entrance to King's Lynn Court in College Lane. ENGANL00120120910143711
The crest above the entrance to King's Lynn Court in College Lane. ENGANL00120120910143711

A man’s ex-partner reported him to police after discovering he had taken cocaine.

Kieran Doherty, 33, was given a 12 month conditional discharge after pleading guilty to possession of the class A drug at a hearing in Lynn on Monday.

Mitigating solicitor George Sorrell said Doherty had “sought some comfort” in the substance when attending a wedding on August 13, following the recent breakdown in his relationship.

Although the woman invited him back to her home after the celebration, she contacted police when she found a bag containing the drug after it fell from Doherty’s pocket.

When officers arrived, she pushed him out of the door and passed the package to officers through a window, the bench heard.

Doherty, whom court papers listed as being of no fixed abode, was told to pay £85 costs and a £20 victim surcharge.