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Inverness man threw furniture during disturbance at house

By Ali Morrison

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One incident took place in Church Street.
One incident took place in Church Street.

A 38 year old Inverness man who was involved in three disturbances in the city had his sentence deferred for reports.

William Sutherland of Springfield Gardens, appeared at Inverness Sheriff Court and admitted a total of four offences which occurred between 2021 and 2022.

Sutherland pleaded guilty to threatening or abusive behaviour in Church Street on May 21, 2021 by acting aggressively, spitting on the road, shouting, swearing and challenging people to fight.

He also resisted police arrest.

On June 17, 2022, he was arrested again in Castle Street for shouting, swearing and acting aggressively.

Then a month later, on July 25, 2022, he behaved in a threatening or abusive manner towards his partner in a house in Parkfield View, Inverness.

He demanded money from her, threw furniture around, punched a light fitting and a wall which caused damage , pushed a bin and threw footwear.

Sutherland will be sentenced on January 12 after a background report has been prepared by social workers.

View our fact sheet on court reporting here

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