Hear­ing sched­uled

The Oban Times - - News -

THE next hear­ing re­gard­ing a judge from Fort Wil­liam charged with drink driv­ing and pos­ses­sion of a knife will take place next month.

The case against Richard Twin­ing Sidg­wick, 71, from Mile­ston Hill House was pre­sented in his ab­sence in Fort Wil­liam sher­iff court on Mon­day (Au­gust 14) at a no­tional trial. The court also heard that Sidg­wick has re­cently been hos­pi­talised.

The for­mer QC pre­vi­ously ap­peared on May 12 af­ter reg­is­ter­ing 110 mil­ligrams of al­co­hol in a 100mg breath sam­ple at his home the pre­vi­ous evening.

The le­gal limit in Scot­land is 22.

Sidg­wick was also charged with fail­ing to iden­tify the driver of the ve­hi­cle when re­quested to do so at 8.30pm at his house on May 11, and be­ing in pos­ses­sion of the knife at Fort Wil­liam Po­lice Of­fice on the same day.

A no­tional trial has been sched­uled for Septem­ber 14 and bail has been con­tin­ued.

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