Co­caine charge

Dumfries & Galloway Standard - - NEWS -

A 20-year-old man has ap­peared in court on a charge of of­fer­ing to sup­ply co­caine to two men – both po­lice of­fi­cers.

Cameron Den­er­ley, of Spryce­dene, Kirkcud­bright, was also ac­cused of in­ten­tion­ally ob­struct­ing the of­fi­cers by run­ning away from them and throw­ing a packet be­lieved to con­tain a con­trolled sub­stance into the river and strug­gling and re­fus­ing to co-op­er­ate.

In ad­di­tion he is al­leged to have as­saulted one of­fi­cer by strik­ing him on the head with his hand. The case has been con­tin­ued with­out plea to the end of the month.

■ A 39-year-old woman who stole coal worth £5.90 has had her sen­tence at Dum­fries Sher­iff Court de­ferred for nine months and been warned to be of good be­hav­iour.

Vic­to­ria Brown, of Wal­lamhill Road, Lochar­briggs, ad­mit­ted com­mit­ting the theft at the B and M store at the Cuckoo Bridge Re­tail Park in De­cem­ber, and com­mit­ting the of­fence while on bail.

A so­lic­i­tor said Brown had been tak­ing med­i­ca­tion at the time and had lit­tle mem­ory of it.

■ A man from Thorn­hill has been ac­cused in court at Dum­fries of steal­ing a car and driv­ing care­lessly and col­lid­ing with a wall.

Ter­ence McG­lyn, 49, of West Mor­ton Street, Thorn­hill, faces charges of steal­ing the car last June and com­mit­ting the of­fence while on bail as well as driv­ing with­out a valid li­cence in An­nan Road in Dum­fries.

He is also ac­cused of los­ing con­trol of the car in An­nan Road, leav­ing the road and col­lid­ing with a wall, fail­ing to stop and give his de­tails and fail­ing to re­port the ac­ci­dent as soon as rea­son­ably prac­ti­cal.

The case has been con­tin­ued to Jan­uary 29.

■ A case in which a 67-year-old mo­torist is al­leged to have driven dan­ger­ously on the M74 two miles south of John­stone­bridge, has been con­tin­ued with­out plea at Dum­fries Sher­iff Court.

Peter Lane, from Birm­ing­ham, is al­leged to have over­taken when it wasn’t safe to do so, lost con­trol of his ve­hi­cle and driven into the path of other road users and col­lided with an ar­tic­u­lated lorry.

The case was con­tin­ued to Jan­uary 29.

■ A 35-year-old man is to face trial at Dum­fries Sher­iff Court on a charge of be­ing con­cerned in the sup­ply­ing of di­azepam.

Michael Dollery, of Sum­merville Cres­cent, Dum­fries, pleaded not guilty to com­mit­ting the of­fence at South and Town­head House in the town last Fe­bru­ary.

Trial was set for April and sen­tence was de­ferred to the same date on two other charges which he ad­mit­ted of be­ing in pos­ses­sion of cannabis and phenazepam.

■ A 38-year-old man has been ac­cused in court at Dum­fries of act­ing ag­gres­sively to­wards a 62-year-old woman and threat­en­ing to kill her. Alan Rae, of Bal­cary Av­enue, Dum­fries, pleaded not guilty to be­hav­ing in a threat­en­ing man­ner, shout­ing and swear­ing at his home on Jan­uary 5. Trial has been set for April.

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