A man caught with heroin worth up to nearly £4,000 has dodged a jail term.
Jordan Cathro, 41, had been in possession of the Class A drug for just one day when police raided his Leith Walk flat on October 2 last year.
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It was revealed that he was asked to keep the heroin as a means of paying off crippling drug debts.
As an alternative to custody, Sheriff Lorna Drummond sentenced Cathro to 225 hours of unpaid work with a three-month restriction of liberty order.