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.