Slapped girl’s face

The Galloway News - - NEWS -

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.

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