Man pro­duced drugs at home

Dumfries & Galloway Standard - - NEWS -

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.

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