A MAN has appeared in court charged with possessing cannabis with intent to supply.

Lee Raymond Brown, of Zetland Road in Barnard Castle, County Durham, is alleged to have been in possession of 8.18 ounces of the class B drug on February 27.

The 27-year-old did not enter a plea at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates Court today (Friday, March 14).

Magistrates committed the case to Durham Crown Court on Friday, March 28.

Mr Brown received conditional bail.