Three due back in court after appearances from cells

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Three men who spent the weekend in custody were ordered to reappear at Lerwick Sheriff Court early next month after coming before Sheriff Philip Mann today.

Melvyn Henderson, 40, of Park Lane, Lerwick, is accused of behaving in a threatening or abusive manner by pushing over a shelving unit, upturning a table and struggling with a woman at his home on Saturday. His case was continued without plea and he was granted bail.

Joseph Unsworth, 22, of Kergord House, Weisdale, is accused of assaulting and injuring another man by striking him on the head with a bottle at the Poser’s nightclub in Lerwick. His case was also continued without plea and he was bailed on the condition that he does not attempt to contact the complainer.

Meanwhile, 50-year-old dentist Paul D’Eathe, of Greenhoulls Park, Brae, is accused of causing “fear and alarm” to a woman by approaching and following her at various Lerwick locations including the Toll Clock Shopping Centre, Monty’s bistro and Tesco’s South Road store between 31st March and 12th April.

D’Eathe’s case was also continued without plea. He was granted bail on the condition that he does not attempt to approach the woman in question and does not visit Lerwick except to attend pre-arranged appointments with his employer, doctor or solicitor.

All three men will be back before the sheriff on Wednesday 2nd May. 

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