Man produced drugs at home
A 62-year-old man who produced cannabis at his home, has had his sentence deferred for background reports at Dumfries Sheriff Court.
Stuart Hannah, of Fleetside, Gatehouse of Fleet, pleaded guilty at Dumfries Sheriff Court to committing the offence on January 2.
The case was continued to January 30.
■ A 28-year-old motorist has been acquitted at Dumfries Sheriff Court of driving a van with more than the permitted drink limit in his breath.
Brett Williams, from Barnsley, had pleaded not guilty to committing the offence last May at the car park next to the 19th Hole bar at Southerness.
His plea was accepted by the procurator fiscal.
■ A 40-year-old motorist is to face trial at Dumfries Sheriff Court on a charge of driving with almost four times the permitted drink limit in his breath at the Cuckoo Bridge Retail Park in the town.
Jamie Rooney, from Sandhurst, pleaded not guilty to committing the offence on January 4.
Trial was set for April.
■ A 35-year-old man who sent threatening text and social media messages to a woman and another person, has had his sentence at Dumfries Sheriff Court deferred and warned to be of good behaviour.
James Lamont, of College Drive, Dumfries, was found guilty after trial of committing the offence at his home in August.
He had denied sending the messages and also making a phone call to another man in which he made threats and challenged him to fight. Sentence was deferred to May.