Falkirk sheriff ignores offender's sick mum excuse

George Haney (24) failed to appear at court last Thursday after pleading guilty to threatening behaviour in River Street, Carron, on October 23, 2020.

By Court Reporter
Monday, 23rd May 2022, 1:08 pm
Updated Wednesday, 25th May 2022, 5:24 pm

The charge stated Haney threw glass bottles during the offence.

Haney’s solicitor told the court he was not present because his mother had taken unwell the night before.

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Haney failed to appear at Falkirk Sheriff Court

Sheriff Craig Harris noted Haney’s failure to attend for community payback order appointments.

"I’m not giving him a further opportunity,” he said and issued an arrest warrant for Haney, 6C Hawthorn Crescent, Stirling.