An unemployed man caught with a stash of cannabis with a street value of up to £2,640 could be facing a possible prison sentence.
Sidique Gurjee, 37, of Golbourne Street, Deepdale, Preston, pleaded guilty to two charges possession of cannabis skunk with intent to supply and possession of cannabis during a hearing at Preston Crown Court.
He was charged with the offences after police stopped a car in Meadow Street, Preston, on June 27 last year.
The court heard the basis of his plea was that smaller bags of the drug found in a car ashtray and also in his clothing, were for his personal use, but that he was delivering a more substantial amount found in the car boot to pay off a drugs debt to a dealer.
He admitted he had also been supplying the drug to pay off the same debt.
Officers found 263g of cannabis skunk in the boot of the Peugeot 307.
The cannabis recovered had a total value of between £1,700 and £2,600.
Gurjee, who wore a purple striped shirt and grey trousers, sat calmly in the dock during the hearing
He was given unconditional bail.
Recorder Harry Narayan said the fact he was being granted bail is no indication of what hissentence and that all sentencing options were open.
The case was adjourned for sentence on March 20.