Man on series of firearms charges
A DUNDEE man has been accused of a series of firearms offences — including presenting a gun at a woman and possessing a pistol.
Darren Anderson, 28, appeared at Dundee Sheriff Court where he faced two separate indictments involving a number of charges.
Anderson, whose address was given in court as the Lily Walker Centre in Ann Street, is accused of being found with a pistol in Morgan Street on November 19 last year.
It is alleged that this happened while he had 342 days remaining of a prison sentence, impose in June 2015, which had not yet expired.
Anderson is also charged with engaging in a course of conduct which caused Roddy Balfour to suffer fear and alarm on a number of occasions in Morgan Street between September 30 and November 14, both last year.
He allegedly gesticulated towards Mr Balfour, phoned him, challenged him to a fight, threatened him with violence, threatened to damage his car and threatened to dam- age his house.
Anderson is further accused of possessing and displaying a handgun to Nadine Kelbie in Ann Street on November 10 last year. He also allegedly drove in Morgan Place in an erratic manner and repeatedly stared i n windows on November 17 last year.
Anderson is also accused of possessing a firearm in Morgan Street on November 19 l ast year with the i ntention of causing Mr Balfour to believe that unlawful violence would be used against him.
Anderson denies all of the charges against him.
A first diet was continued until Tuesday in order for further preparations to be made by Anderson’s defence team and he was released on bail meantime.
A FORMER soldier has organised an 11km Remembrance Day charity run.
Martin Brady, who is now a personal trainer at UrbanFit in Dundee, has organised the Run to Remember event to help raise funds for the Help for Heroes campaign.
Martin (pictured) said: “I thought this would be a great way to raise some money for Help for Heroes and something a bit different to commemorate Remembrance Day on November 11.
The Lily Walker Centre