A man who dumped a pile of nitrous oxide gas cannisters in Bucks has been ordered to pay a bill of more than £1,000.

Thomas McCarthy, 21, of Marsh Lane in Bishopstone, fly-tipped the small silver cannisters in an unnamed road in Bishopstone on January 22, along with other rubbish.

The empty canisters usually contain Nitrous Oxide, also known as laughing gas or hippy crack.

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After the authorities found out that he was responsible, McCarthy was taken to court, where he pleaded guilty to a charge of fly-tipping.

For the offence, the defendant was fined £400 and ordered to pay a further £1,106 in costs.