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Court round up

A THIRTY year old man who “instinctively” headbutted another man outside Posers nightclub in Lerwick has been fined £300.

Jonathan Donnelly, of Banff Road, Greenock, admitted carrying out the assault on 6 April this year.

Meanwhile 44-year-old Ian Arthur of Port Arthur, Scalloway, was fined a total of £365 and handed six penalty points at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Thursday.

The Sullom Voe worker pleaded guilty to driving a car on the B9076 road at Brae on 7 July without insurance or a valid driving licence, and driving at 45mph in an area where the speed limit was 30mph.

Twenty nine year old Valesca Hunter has been warned to improve her behaviour or face prison.

Hunter, of Bakland, Lerwick, admitted stealing two bottles of wine from houses in the town’s Longland. She also stole a bottle of spirits from Lochside Stores.

She was given an 18-month community payback order with a supervision requirement, and ordered to undergo alcohol counselling.

Being found in possession of £60-worth of class A drug heroin resulted in Ebraham Hassan being ordered to carry out 50 hours of unpaid work.

The unemployed 51 year old had also obstructed police officers in their duty at Lerwick’s Old North Road on 26 March.

Finally, a 20 year old apprentice IT technician who was caught in possession of £80-worth of cocaine was fined £400.

Luke McAlister, of Sundhamar, Lerwick, admitted committing the offence at South Road in Lerwick on 25 July.