Accused oftrying toassault officer
A Cambuslang man has been charged with attempting to headbutt a police officer and swallowing an item believed to contain illegal drugs to pervert the course of justice.
Samuel Nielson is alleged to have assaulted the officer in the execution of his duty at Hamilton Road on November 1, 2015.
He was accused of attempting to headbutt the man and was further charged with shouting, swearing and shouting abusive remarks.
Neilson, 40, of Western Road, is then said to have swallowed an item believed to contain diamorphine in an attempt to pervert the course of justice at East Kilbride police office.
He is set to stand trial at Glasgow Sheriff Court on May 26.