A 57-year-old painter was handed a suspended sentence after pleading guilty to having four cocaine rocks in his possession.
Police found the contraband on Harold McDonald Payne, of Ashdean Village, St Michael, while they were on patrol at Black Rock, St Michael yesterday.
They spotted him riding a bicycle while holding two pieces of lumber on his shoulder.
According to Acting Station Sergeant Cameron Gibbons when Payne saw the officers he dropped the lumber.
He was stopped and questioned about the items and a search of his person was requested to which he consented.
The drug worth $40 was found in a cigarette box.
He was sentenced to eight months in prison which was suspended for a year.