A court heard how a Retford drug addict screamed ‘I need help’ at police officers after being arrested for being in possession of drugs.
Vicky Cutts, 32, of Ashford Court, Retford, pleaded guilty to two counts of possessing Class B drugs at Worksop Magistrates Court on Thursday 31st July.
Ruth Snodin, prosecuting, told the court how Cutts was arrested at her home on 4th July and cautioned after a bag of amphetamine was found in her pocket.
On 8th July, police were called to Grange Road where they found Cutts walking through traffic while under the influence of drugs.
When she was arrested she screamed at police: “I need some help. What can I do? Please help me,” before producing a bag of white powder,
Defence solicitor David Verrity said Cutts had ‘shown her motivation to change’ and had been ‘extremely open and honest’.
Cutts received a 12 month community order with 12 months supervision requirement and 6 months drug rehabilitation requirement.
She was also ordered to pay a £65 victim surcharge.