Man who confessed to taking medication prescribed by his GP for the first time is back in the streets after being arrested.
The 47-year-old has been arrested after an investigation by the South Wales Police Service (SWPS).
Police say the man, who has not been named, admitted to a drugs possession charge.
The man was charged with possession of an amount of cannabis exceeding a class B drug and is due to appear in the South Cardiff Magistrates’ Court on Monday.
The man has been released on bail and is expected to appear before the magistrates court on March 23.
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The South Wales Metropolitan Police (SWMSP) have released a video of the man admitting to selling heroin to fund the purchase of prescription medication.
The 56-year a man from Newport, South Wales, admitted he was selling the drugs and was arrested in August last year.
In his first court appearance he was bailed to appear at the South Central District Court on February 21.
He was later charged with possessing a quantity of cannabis above a class A drug and was later released on conditional bail.
His trial is scheduled to start on February 28.
Police have released CCTV images of the drug dealer.
Police said the man was in his mid-20s and had no previous convictions.