Bo'ness man mixed his medication with whisky and attacked police

A 46-year-old man drank whisky on top of his medication and turned violent towards police officers who were kindly giving him a lift home.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 10th October 2018, 5:04 pm
Updated Wednesday, 10th October 2018, 6:07 pm

Steven Christie, 11 Wheatfield Road, Bo’ness, admitted behaving in a threatening manner on the drive from Drum Road, Bo’ness to Falkirk Police Station and the assaults he committed at Falkirk Police Station on June 8.

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Christie was said to have “lunged” at officers and tried to kick them.

Sheriff Craig Caldwell said: “Police were doing you a favour, offering you a lift home and you caused them significant disruption and concern.”

Christie was placed on a community payback order with the condition he complete 100 hours unpaid work within four months.