A cannabis smoker has been warned he faces jail after he was found guilty of having sex with child.
Allan Sherlock shared the drug with the girl and had sex with her during a two year relationship when she was 14 and 15 and he was living at Dartmouth and Totnes.
She told police she met him when he was walking down Queen Elizabeth Drive in Paignton smoking a cannabis joint and he said it was normal on that estate, which he compared to the television series Shameless.
The girl went to polices after the relationship ended and Sherlock sent threatening messages to her new boyfriend. One showed a picture of a baseball bat and told the new boyfriend to ‘see if she still loves you with half a face’.
Sherlock, aged 30, of Parkers Close, Totnes, and formerly of Jubilee Close, Dartmouth, denied but was convicted on four counts of sexual activity with