A 43-YEAR-OLD man was found to be growing cannabis plants worth more than £2,000 in his Kelty home.

Depute fiscal Azrah Yousaf told Dunfermline Sheriff Court that there were nine plants worth £250 each, grown by Mitchell Beaton.

Beaton, 43, now of Paterson Street, Methil, admitted that on May 9 at his then home in Keltyhill Road, Kelty, he produced a controlled drug, cannabis.

Sheriff Charles MacNair called for reports and Beaton will be sentenced on October 4.