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Court / Appeared from custody on 22 road traffic charges

A MAN appeared from custody in private at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Tuesday on a petition alleging 22 road traffic offences.

Matthew James Whiles, of no fixed abode, was also charged with one contravention of the Firearms Act 1968.

The 44-year-old made no plea, was committed for further examination and was remanded in custody.

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