Ac­cused oftry­ing toas­sault of­fi­cer

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

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.

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