Slapped girl’s face
A 32-year-old man who slapped a 15-year-old girl on the face has had his sentence at Dumfries Sheriff Court deferred for background reports.
Christopher McNairn, of The Meadows, Dalbeattie, admitted committing the assault at theWhitesands in Dumfries at the weekend.
He pleaded guilty to behaving in a threatening manner, shouting and making threats of violence towards another person as well as attempting to pervert the course of justice by giving false information to the police.
The case was continued to October 4.
A man has been accused in court at Dumfries of drink driving and colliding with an embankment and overturning.
Matthew Carson, 26, of Craigmath, Dalbeattie, pleaded not guilty to driving carelessly and failing to keep his vehicle under proper control and with more than the drink limit at Guffockland, near Castle Douglas, at the weekend.
He also denied that at Castle Douglas and the Loreburn Street Police Station in Dumfries he made disparaging remarks and threats of violence, struggled , repeatedly struck his head on the floor and ripped out his facial piercings and threw them at the charge bar.Trial was set for January.
A man has been accused in court of sending offensive messages to an ex-partner making derogatory remarks and threats of violence.
PhilipTate, 25, of Royston Road, Castle Douglas, pleaded not guilty to repeatedly phoning her and sending text messages between August 15 and September 3 at MeadowView and shouting and swearing.
He also denied that at Crocketford in the course of a journey to Dumfries he behaved in a threatening manner by shouting and swearing and making threats of violence toward police officers.
Trial at Dumfries Sheriff Court was set for November.
A 36-year-old man who shouted and swore and made offensive remarks towards a woman in Castle Douglas, has been made the subject of a community payback order at Dumfries Sheriff Court.
MichaelWright, of the town’s Burghfield Road, admitted behaving in a threatening manner at Merrick Road in April. He was ordered to carry out 70 hours unpaid work.
His solicitor said that Wright was responding to allegations made on the Facebook website.