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Rapper caught with cannabis at Welsh airport

The 32 year-old was filming in Wales when he was stopped at the airport. Credit: PA

Rapper and actor Ashley Walters, also known as Asher D of So Solid Crew, was ordered to pay nearly £1,500 on a cannabis rap after being stopped at an airport on Anglesey.

Walters, has appeared in The Bill, Grange Hill and starred in the Channel 4 drama Top Boy.

He appeared before magistrates at Holyhead, Anglesey, and admitted possessing cannabis at the island’s airport at Valley.

Walters, of Hackney, London, was filming Take Down at nearby South Stack last month - the court heard the 32-year-old was arrested on June 17 as he prepared to board a flight to Cardiff.