I went to the butchers in Fife today. He said: “Aren’t you that Crimes and Courts round-up off the internet?” I told him: “I’ll have two scotch eggs, and take one for yourself.” Enjoy.
A man fought with British Transport Police officers at Perth Railway Station after he was refused entry to a train because he was too drunk.
Glaswegian Andrew Chalmers tried to board his train home at platform five just before 5pm on June 15.
Perth Sheriff Court heard that staff had ordered the 26-year-old to leave the station.
He shouted and swore at officers as they approached him. Fiscal Lisa Marshall said: “He used words such as ‘f***’ and ‘a***holes’.
“His behaviour became more erratic and he was restrained in handcuffs.
“He continued to shout, calling police ‘poofy b******s’ and ‘w*****s’.”
Chalmers, of Craigpark Drive, Dennistoun, admitted behaving in an aggressive or abusive manner likely to cause fear or alarm. He was fined £500.
A woman has been accused of illegally selling a caravan for £80,000.
Jacqueline Rosetta, 51, allegedly profited from the sale while subject to a court order under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.
A separate charge alleges that she also acquired more than £3,000 of criminal money.
Rosetta denies committing the offences between November 1-December 21 2017.
It is alleged that at South Links Caravan Park, Montrose, Rosetta pretended to a couple that she was legally entitled to sell a static caravan.
Prosecutors allege the caravan was realisable property that Rosetta was interdicted against dealing with following a ruling at the High Court in Edinburgh in August 2017/
Rosetta, a prisoner of HMP Edinburgh, allegedly offered and sold the caravan leading to her obtaining £80,000 by fraud.
On December 21 2017, Rosetta allegedly acquired and possessed £3,250 of criminal cash on Dorward Gardens, Montrose.
Solicitor Nick Whelan pled not guilty to the charges on behalf of Rosetta during her appearance at Dundee Sheriff Court.
A further first diet was scheduled for September by Sheriff Gregor Murray.
Fife coach convicted
A Fife athletics coach who played ’60s pop hit Young Girl to teenagers who he subjected to sexual abuse has been jailed.
Eric Simpson raped one girl and subjected four other victims to indecent assaults and lewd behaviour during a catalogue of offending.
The 73-year-old had denied a string of offences during a trial at the High Court in Edinburgh but was found guilty of the remaining seven charges he faced.
Failed to stop
An uninsured Methil man has admitted failing to stop after a crash.
James Forrester, 34, admitted colliding with another vehicle on Methil Brae on May 28 last year but failing to leave details.
He further admitted failing to stop for a police officer on various roads in the area, and to driving without insurance.
Sentence on Forrester, of Kirkland Gardens, Methil, was deferred for reports.
In case you missed it
Wednesday’s round-up — Frosty windscreen and ‘dangerous games’
Tuesday’s round-up — Fined for bicycle puppy attack
Monday’s round-up — Garden fence blues and traffic warden karma
Friday’s round-up — The bitter butcher and a sleep-driving claim
Thursday’s round-up — A stalker fesses up and a sick home movie