A 22-year-old Stewartry man has been accused of six charges involving assaults and threatening behaviour in Dumfries at the weekend.
Tighe Gallacher, of Templand, Crossmichael, pleaded not guilty at Dumfries Sheriff Court to committing the offences at Friar’s Vennel.
He denied asaulting another man, seizing hold of him, struggling violently with him and kicking a door open and causing it to strike a woman on the head.
He also pleaded not guilty to behaving in a threatening or abusive manner, acting in an aggressive manner and assaulting a police officer by pushing him on the body.
In addition, he denied challenging others to fight and resisting and struggling violently with police officers.
Trial has been set for January.
■ A 51-year-old man has been banned by a sheriff from entering Victoria Place in Kirkcudbright until the outcome of a case in which he is accused of behaving in a threatening manner and damaging property.
Omar Niven, of Stirling Crescent, Kirkcudbright, pleaded not guilty to going to a house in Victoria Place uninvited at the weekend, repeatedly kicking a door and repeatedly opening a letter box.
He also denied damaging a door by pulling a letter box from it.
Trial at Dumfries Sheriff Court has been set for December.
■ A 35-year-old man accused of behaving in a threatening manner towards another man will face trial at Dumfries Sheriff Court in December.
Marc Beattie, of Dialhead,Wanlockhead, pleaded not guilty to shouting, swearing and acting in an aggressive manner towards the man and struggling violently with him at his home at the weekend.
He also denied that, at Edinburgh in May, he sent an offensive voicemail message to a woman in which he made threats of violence towards her.
■ Background reports have been ordered by the sheriff at Dumfries on a 38-year-old man who assaulted his ex-partner at Southerness by seizing her by the head.
Aaron Gifford, from Edinburgh, admitted committing the offence at a caravan at Southerness Holiday Village in June and also damaging property by kicking a table.
Sentence was deferred to October 31.
■ A 46-year-old woman has been acquitted in court of charges of dangerous driving and being over the limit near a primary school.
Margaret Miller, who now stays in Glasgow but lived in Gretna at the time, had pleaded not guilty at Dumfries Sheriff Court to the charges alleged to have taken place at Victory Avenue in Gretna last April.
They were alleged to have taken place at a time when pupils were leaving for the day.
She was found not guilty of the drink-drive charge and the further charge of driving dangerously in reverse gear and colliding with a bush was found not proven.
■ A motorist who is alleged to have driven over the drink drive limit near Southerness is to face trial at Dumfries Sheriff Court in January.
Brett Williams, 28, from Barnsley, pleaded not guilty to committing the offence in May.