AN arrest warrant has been issued for a Cardigan man who failed to appear in court on drugs charges.

Jay Francis Cockburn, of Feidrfair, Cardigan, has been charged with possessing 1.99 grammes of cocaine and 1.76 grammes of herbal cannabis at Aberystwyth on July 29.

The 29-year-old failed to appear before magistrates at Aberystwyth Justice Centre and a warrant for arrest without bail was issued.