Footballer caught with cannabis

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A talented young footballer who was caught with a small amount of cannabis in has possession has been given a conditional discharge.

Kamali Davis was with several friends in a car driving along Kindley Field on January 1 this year when the vehicle was stopped by police.

Officers searched the passengers due to the smell of marijuana and Davis, 19, was taken back to Hamilton Police Station.

A small wrap of cannabis, which weighed just over four grams, was found on Davis after a search.

Davis, who has no previous convictions, later pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis.

Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo imposed a 12-month conditional discharge on the teenager on Tuesday because of his early guilty plea, the small amount of the drug seized and his lack of previous convictions.

Davis apologised for his actions and said he had learnt from his mistake.

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