Held in custody
A man accused of being found in the grounds of houses without lawful authority in circumstances from which it might be inferred he intended to commit theft, has been remanded in custody for trial at Dumfries Sheriff Court.
Craig Sim, 37, of Lewars Avenue, Dumfries, pleaded not guilty to committing the offence on September 15 at College Road and Shortridges Court in the town. He also denied similarly being found in a motor vehicle.
Trial was set for next month.
■ A 22-year-old man is to face trial on a charge of supplying cannabis at the Electric Fields Music Festival at Drumlanrig Castle earlier this month.
Kyle Harkness, of McDiarmid Road, Heathhall, pleaded not guilty to committing the offence on September 2 and also denied an alternative of being in possession of cannabis as well as a further charge of possessing cocaine.
Trial at Dumfries Sheriff Court was set for January.
■ A woman who admitted falling asleep at the wheel and crashing off the A713 Castle Douglas to Ayr road, has been ordered to appear personally in court at Dumfries.
Frances Field, 58, of Waterlooville, Hampshire, admitted committing the offence near Dalry in July, and leaving the road before coming to rest on a stone dyke. Sentence was deferred to October 18.
■ A case in which a woman is accused of behaving in a threatening manner and assaulting police officers has been continued without plea for a month at Dumfries Sheriff Court.
Catherine Anderson, 47 of Craignair Park, Annan, is alleged to have been shouting and swearing at Afton Drive in Dumfries on September 26 and to have attempted to kick one officer and attempted to bite another at Afton Drive and en route to the police station.
She is also accused of failing to provide a breath specimen after allegedly being in charge of a car.
■ A has been accused at Dumfries Sheriff Court of driving while unfit through drink of drugs.
Robert Lindsay, 38, of Mulloch Drive, Dalry, pleaded not guilty to committing the offence at Nunwood Drive in Dumfries on September 26.