Bo'ness father-of-four told cops he could get them pregnant 'no bother'

A drunken offender told “acted stupidly” towards police making obscene sexual comments and gestures towards them.

By Herald Reporter
Sunday, 15th November 2020, 4:40 pm
Updated Tuesday, 17th November 2020, 4:08 pm

Appearing at Falkirk Sheriff Court on Thursday, Lawler admitted behaving in a threatening manner in Main Street, Bainsford and Falkirk Police Station on September 9 last year.

Nhabeela Rahmatullah, procurator fiscal depute, said: “Officer’s parked their vehicle next to the accused, who was shouting and waving his arms around. He told an officer ‘I could get you pregnant no bother and made gestures of a sexual nature referring to oral sex.”

The court heard father-of-four Lawler and his family were having difficulties.

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Lawler appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court on Thursday after making sexual gestures towards police officers

Defence solicitor Simon Hutchison said: “Two of the children are disabled and the family survives on Universal Credit. I think he had too much to drink and acted stupidly towards police officers – he really should know better.”

Sheriff Christopher Shead placed Lawler, Graham Crescent, Bo’ness, on a supervised community payback order for 12 months and told him to complete 60 hours unpaid work.