Camelon man was no show at court for drug offence

A Camelon man was found in possession of class A drug heroin at Falkirk Police Station on July 27 last year.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 20th April 2018, 11:45 am

Jamie Kelly (33) of 24 Gordon Place, Camelon, claimed he failed to show up at a subsequent court appointment for the offence, which he had earlier admitted, due to staff at the Castings – where he was staying a the time – failing to give him the alarm call he requested.

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Sheriff Derek Livingston said Kelly, who claimed to be on medication to help him sleep at the time as well as heroin substitute Methadone, seemed to be a person who takes “absolutely no responsibility” for his actions.

The case was adjourned until May 3 for a criminal justice social work report to be carried out.