Trouble at police office

Campbeltown Sheriff Court.
Campbeltown Sheriff Court.

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A man who was under arrest got himself into more trouble, Campbeltown Sheriff Court heard last Wednesday.

Daniel McSporran, of 7F Hillside Road, Campbeltown, admitted acting in a threatening and abusive manner by shouting, swearing and struggling with police officers and uttering homophobic remarks on November 5 last year at Campbeltown Police Office.

Police had called at McSporran’s home on another matter, and had cause to arrest him.

On their arrival at Campbeltown Police Office, the 31-year-old became abusive towards officers and these included homophobic and sexual comments.

On being told that he was being charged, McSporran told the police: ‘What? For calling him a ****ing nonce?’

McSporran’s defence agent, Charles Drummond, said: ‘He struggles with alcohol.’

Sheriff Patrick Hughes deferred sentence until February 4 for reports to be prepared on McSporran.