A 26-year- old man who punched another on the head causing him to fall onto the ground and then continued to hit him in Dalbeattie, has had his sentence at Dumfries Sheriff Court deferred for background reports.
PaulTiffin, from Blyth, admitted the assault last December at Maxwell Street in Dalbeattie and also pleaded guilty to behaving in a threatening manner and challenging another to fight.
The case was continued to November 22.
A motorist is to face trial on a charge of driving at a man in Kirkcudbright, striking him on the legs and carrying him on the bonnet before braking and causing him to fall onto the ground.
It’s alleged that Cameron McTaggart then drove towards him and another man, mounted the kerb causing them to jump out of the way to avoid being struck.
McTaggart, 30, of Kirk Brae,Twynholm, was also accused at Dumfries Sheriff Court of assaulting another man at Bridge Street, Kirkcudbright, on October 28.
It is claimed that he struck him on the head and body with a wheel brace to his permanent disfigurement and that he was in possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.
Trial was set for February.
A woman who was found guilty of behaving in a threatening manner towards a youngster in Kirkcudbright, has had her sentence deferred for six month and warned to be of good behaviour.
KatieWarren, 29, of Dovecroft, Kirkcudbright, had maintained a plea of not guilty throughout a trial at Dumfries Sheriff Court to shouting and swearing and acting in an aggressive manner towards the youngster at the nearby playpark.
Sheriff Brian Mohan told her that one comment she made was inappropriate.
A teenager from Dalbeattie has been fined £600 and banned from driving for 12 months on road traffic charges.
The youth, aged 17, who cannot be named for legal reasons, admitted taking and driving away a car from Dalbeattie in June, using it without insurance, driving carelessly and failing to take a bend near Colvend and colliding with a boundary fence and a tree, and driving with more than double the permitted drink limit in his bloodstream.
A woman has been accused in court at Dumfries of engaging in conduct which caused alarm to another woman.
LynnThomson, 58, of Millflats, Kirkcudbright, pleaded not guilty to a charge that alleged that between May 1 and June 1 at St. Cuthbert’s Street, Dovecroft, and elsewhere she followed the other woman on a number of occasions, watched her while she was in her back garden and held up her mobile phone as though taking photos or videos of her.Trial was set for February.
A lorry driver has been accused in court of driving dangerously on the A75 road nearTwynholm by failing to properly check his vehicle before leaving on a journey.
It was alleged at Dumfries Sheriff Court that both rear axle offside wheels became detached from the vehicle in November last year.
Jamie Notman, from Stranraer, pleaded not guilty at Dumfries Sheriff court and trial was fixed for February.