Teenager de­nies theft bids from un­locked cars

Rutherglen Reformer - - News - Court re­porter

A Croft­foot teenager ap­peared at court ac­cused of steal­ing and at­tempt­ing to steal items from cars through­out Ruther­glen.

Peter John Smith­son, of Crofthill Road, ap­peared at Glas­gow Sher­iff Court on Tues­day.

Smith­son (19) is ac­cused of en­ter­ing an un­se­cured ve­hi­cle at Mel­rose Av­enue on March 2 and at­tempt­ing to steal items.

He is also ac­cused of en­ter­ing an un­se­cured ve­hi­cle on Lime­side Av­enue on March 3 and at­tempt­ing to steal items.

On the same day he is ac­cused of en­ter­ing an un­se­cured mo­tor ve­hi­cle on Et­trick Cres­cent and steal­ing a quan­tity of tools and money.

On March 3 at Main Street he is ac­cused of be­hav­ing in a threat­en­ing and abu­sive man­ner by shout­ing, swear­ing and ut­ter­ing threats.

Smith­son main­tained a plea of not guilty and is due to reap­pear on Septem­ber 7. Bail was con­tin­ued. A Castlemilk man ap­peared at court on a heroin charge this week.

Henry MacKay, of Gle­nacre Drive, ap­peared at Glas­gow Sher­iff Court on Mon­day.

MacKay (42) is ac­cused of pos­sess­ing the class A drug di­amor­phine with in­tent to sup­ply to oth­ers in Castlemilk Drive on May 31, 2013.

MacKay is also ac­cused of fail­ing to ap­pear for a diet at Glas­gow Sher­iff Court on June 4, 2014, af­ter be­ing granted bail on June 3, 2013.

MacKay pleaded not guilty and is due to reap­pear for trial on Septem­ber 29. Bail was con­tin­ued. A Castlemilk woman ap­peared at Glas­gow Sher­iff Court on Mon­day on sev­eral charges.

Jaque­line Bow­ers of Bar­lia Drive, is ac­cused of act­ing in a racially ag­gra­vated man­ner to a per­son by push­ing her on the back, shout­ing and wear­ing at her and mak­ing racist re­marks on July 21, 2014, at Ar­gyle Street in Glas­gow.

Bow­ers is also ac­cused of pos­sess­ing a class B drug, namely cannabis resin.

The 39-year-old is also ac­cused of pos­sess­ing a class B drug, namely cannabis.

Bow­ers pleaded not guilty and is due to reap­pear for trial on Septem­ber 9. Bail was con­tin­ued.

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