Ben Cousins
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Cousins hit with fine for drugs

FORMER AFL star Ben Cousins has been fined $800 for drug possession.

Perth Now reported the 33-year-old pleaded guilty to three charges yesterday - with one downgraded from intent to sell or supply the harmful substance to only being in possession.

Cousins had been attending a drug rehabilitation clinic in Esperance when he was arrested with 4.56g of methamphetamine on March 27.



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