3rd August 2015
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Posts tagged with Lerwick Sheriff Court

Man held on rape and underage sex charges
21/07/2015, by in News

A Brae man appeared in private in the sheriff court on Friday charged with rape and having intercourse with an older child among other sexual offences.Zai Joe-Lee Vessey, 22, appeared from custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court and made no plea or declaration and was fully committed for trial and rema... Read more...

Topless man remanded after threat charge
20/07/2015, by in Headlines, News

A man who appeared in Lerwick Sheriff Court on Monday charged with behaving in a threatening and abusive manner in a police vehicle and at Lerwick Police Station on Sunday had his appeal for bail refused after continually interrupting the sheriff.John Wood Gibson, 38, of Bruce Crescent, Lerwick,... Read more...

Court smirker told to do 150 hours of unpaid work
08/07/2015, by in News

A smirking offender who stripped naked before striking a young female friend in a "bizarre" offence has been ordered to carry out 150 hours of unpaid work.Ryan Paterson, 25, of Bressay's Glebe Park, previously admitted taking off his clothes and screaming at the woman, striking her on the head a... Read more...

Scalloway resident remanded over drug offences
07/07/2015, by in News

A man has been remanded in custody after appearing in private at Lerwick Sheriff Court charged with drug offences.Allan Maclean, 47, of Scalloway, appeared from custody today before sheriff Philip Mann. He is accused of two controventions of the Misuse of Drugs Act.He made no plea or declara... Read more...

Man fined for Thule assault
02/07/2015, by in Headlines, News

A visiting gas plant worker has been fined £800 after embarking on an "all too familiar" story of getting drunk and making a fool of himself.Usually teetotal Caolan McFeely, 30, of Marlborough Road in Londonderry took to the drink to mark his imminent marriage in August.But he assaulted a m... Read more...