23rd November 2017

Posts tagged with Lerwick court

Driver caught doing 120mph

Driver caught doing 120mph

06/02/2014, by in Headlines, News

A driver who reached speeds of 120mph has been banned from the road for a year and fined £500. Brydone Williamson, 19, of Voe was nabbed driving at the three figure speed on 21st November. He admitted driving dangerously and at grossly excessive speed when he appeared before sheriff Philip Mann. ... Read more...

Drunk man locked up for contempt

Drunk man locked up for contempt

19/06/2009, by in News

A Polish man who turned up drunk at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Wednesday found himself locked up for contempt of court.Remigiusz Pawlowski, 31, whose address was given as care of Allan’s Solicitors, Lerwick, created a disturbance in court while sitting in the public benches waiting for his case ... Read more...

Embezzled from club

Embezzled from club

19/06/2009, by in News

An accounts assistant who em­bezzled £1,210 from Shetland Triathlon Club while treasurer of the club had sentence deferred at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Wednesday.The court heard that Lee Moulder, 23, of Firpark Court, Glasgow, who did not appear in court, had run up debts and the money was ava... Read more...

Drink driver warned he may be jailed

Drink driver warned he may be jailed

15/06/2009, by in News

A man who drove while more than three times over the legal limit was warned he may be jailed when he appeared from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Monday.Callum Jarmson, 31, of Hayfield Lane, Lerwick, admitted driving with 120 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath on the A968 ... Read more...

Drink driver fined and banned from road

Drink driver fined and banned from road

09/06/2009, by in News

A 47-year-old woman was banned from the road and fined £1,500 on Tuesday after she was caught drink driving the previous day.Lerwick Sheriff Court heard that Diane Layfield, of Staney Hill, Lerwick, was found to have had 128 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath when the legal li... Read more...

Lerwick man kept in custody on series of charges

Lerwick man kept in custody on series of charges

08/06/2009, by in News

A Lerwick man was kept locked up after appearing in court on Monday charged with a string of offences.Last week the town's sheriff court gave Jason Pottinger, 22, of Sandveien, the "benefit of the doubt" by bailing him after he was charged with various offences. He was allowed his freedom after ... Read more...

In brief

In brief

05/06/2009, by in News

192 more days A prisoner had 192 days added to his sentence at Lerwick Sheriff Court this week for harbouring a child who had absconded from a children’s home, struggling with police and stealing booze from the Co-op and Tesco.Iain Tulloch, 39, formerly of Ladies Drive, Lerwick, was jailed fo... Read more...

Man who threatened dirty protest fined in court

Man who threatened dirty protest fined in court

04/06/2009, by in News

A man who tried to defecate in a police van after assaulting his partner was fined £450 when he appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Thursday.Christopher Fisher, 44, of Commercial Street, admitted striking the woman on the body and knocking her to the ground to her injury at Ladieside in Brae o... Read more...

Liverpool heroin smuggler jailed

Liverpool heroin smuggler jailed

03/06/2009, by in News

A Liverpool man who smuggled heroin into Shetland to pay off a £250 debt to dealers was jailed for 32 months at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Wednesday.The court heard Ian Byrne, 39, of Roundhey, Stockbridge Village, was caught coming off the NorthLink ferry on 28th March after police received a tip... Read more...

Seaman’s ‘stupor’

Seaman’s ‘stupor’

22/05/2009, by in Fishing & Sea

A man who fell into a “drunken stupor” while navigating a boat escaped prison when he appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.Tobjorn Riise, 37, of Undirhoul, Scalloway, pleaded guilty to culpably and recklessly navigating the Joanne B while drunk between Blacksness Pier and Trondra, end... Read more...

Heroin dealer to remain in custody

Heroin dealer to remain in custody

22/05/2009, by in News

A Liverpool man who pleaded guilty to bringing heroin into Shetland on 28th March appeared from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Wednesday.The court heard that Ian Byrne, 39, a prisoner in Aberdeen, had been met by police when he arrived on the NorthLink ferry following the receipt of confide... Read more...

Hoswick resident spared jail sentence

Hoswick resident spared jail sentence

18/05/2009, by in News

A man who denied behaving indecently towards two young girls who weeded his vegetable plot escaped jail when he appeared for sentencing at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Monday.John Millarkie, 50, of Hoswick, Sandwick, was instead ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work and will stay on the sex ... Read more...

Pool ball thrower on bail but told not to drink

Pool ball thrower on bail but told not to drink

12/05/2009, by in News

Throwing a pool ball in a pub after losing a game resulted in an appearance at Lerwick Sheriff Court this week.Robert Georgeson, 26, of Ladies Drive, Lerwick, threw the ball at Captain Flints on 17th January. It went through a window, causing £500 worth of damage.He then failed to appear in... Read more...