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Posts tagged with Sheriff Philip Mann

Speeding drivers fined

Speeding drivers fined

16/04/2016, by in News

Two "boy racers" were fined when they appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Thursday, with one losing his licence.Apprentice mechanic Alan Williamson, 20, from Vallafield, Tingwall pleaded guilty to driving a car without due care and attention and without consideration for other people using the ... Read more...

Trial set after Hill denies vandalism charge

Trial set after Hill denies vandalism charge

14/10/2015, by in News

Outspoken Shetland independence campaigner Stuart Hill has appeared at Lerwick Sheriff Court accused of vandalism.Hill, 72, of Ocraquoy, Cunningsburgh, denied wilfully or recklessly destroying the closed property at North Bridge Stores in Cunningsburgh.He is accused of forcing open the side ... Read more...

Assault man will have to pay almost £4,000

Assault man will have to pay almost £4,000

13/10/2015, by in News

A man's behaviour was "approaching evil" when he assaulted his ex-partner at the Brae Hotel, Lerwick Sheriff Court has heard.Sheriff Philip Mann said Andrew Smith, 33, of Treefields, Buckingham, intended to cause "maximum embarrassment, and probably maximum pain" when the 30-year-old carried out... Read more...

Jury trial begins for man accused of abduction

Jury trial begins for man accused of abduction

12/10/2015, by in News

A man has been accused of abducting his former girlfriend at the Brae Hotel earlier this year.Andrew Smith, 33, is facing trial by jury after being accused of seizing the woman by the hair on 20th January.He is alleged to have dragged her across a room, causing her to strike her head – ren... Read more...

Couper told to behave

Couper told to behave

01/10/2015, by in Headlines, News

An offender who has been "a pain in the side" of the court has been allowed his liberty after a sheriff ruled he should be trusted to keep his nose clean.Twenty-two year-old Trevor Couper was ordered to stay out of Lerwick when he was released on bail yesterday to an address in Voe. He admitted ... Read more...

Court smirker told to do 150 hours of unpaid work

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

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...

Seven and a half months for wife beater

Seven and a half months for wife beater

27/05/2015, by in News

A man is beginning a seven-and-a-half-month prison sentence after he admitted assaulting his wife.Ricardo Kortram, 49, of North Road in Lerwick, was previously remanded after he pleaded guilty to several charges.Kortram had been due to appear in the dock last month after being charged with c... Read more...

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