A 19-year-old man has been remanded in custody at Dumfries Sheriff Court facing a total of thirteen charges – eight of them involving the theft of a quantity of aerosols from shops in Dalbeattie and Dumfries.
Morgan Dalgliesh, of Ballater Avenue, Dumfries, pleaded not guilty to stealing the quantities of aerosols between June and September – two of the charges at the Co-op, two at theWell Pharmacy, and three at Londis, all in Dalbeattie, and one at Aldi at Glasgow Road in Dumfries.
He also denied assaulting a man at the Co-op shop, pushing him and causing him to fall onto the ground and behaving in a threatening or abusive manner at the Dalbeattie pharmacy, shouting, swearing and acting in an aggressive manner towards two employees.
In addition he denied assaulting and pushing a security guard at the Aldi store in September and, at Hope Place in Dumfries in October. behaving in a threatening or abusive manner, shouting, swearing and acting in an aggressive manner towards others there and resisting and struggling violently with police.
Trial has been set for next month.
A man who behaved in a threatening or abusive manner towards police officers during a journey from Southerness Holiday village to Dumfries Police Station has been made the subject of a community payback order.
Robert Hutton, 33, from East Kilbride, pleaded guilty at Dumfries Sheriff Court to shouting and swearing and acting in an aggressive manner in July.
He was ordered to be under supervision for 18 months and carry out 120 hours unpaid work.
He was found not guilty of assaulting a woman at a caravan at Southerness and punching her on the head.
A 30-year-old man who forced open a metal container and stole 7 batteries which operated temporary traffic lights at Enterkinfoot on the A76 road near Sanquhar, has been fined £400 at Dumfries Sheriff Court.
Sean Lindsay, from Dalry, pleaded guilty to acting with another man and committing the theft in April.
A 30-year-old man who assaulted two others in Castle Douglas, has been fined £375 at Dumfries Sheriff Court.
Alan McCoy, of Burghfield Road, Castle Douglas, admitted two charges of punching the other man on the head at the town’s King Street earlier this year.
A 20-year-old man who admitted being involved in the supply of heroin in Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and elsewhere, has had his sentence deferred until November 14.
Danny Cringean, of Meadowfoot Road, Ecclefechan, admitted committing the offence between March and May last year.
Trial has been set for next month at Dumfries Sheriff Court in a case in which a woman is alleged to have behaved in a threatening or abusive manner.
ElaineTownsley, 55, of Anderson Drive, Castle Douglas, pleaded not guilty to throwing household items around at Friars’Vennel in Dumfries on October 7.