Slamannan offender threatened to take dog then torch house

A woman said she would come to a property, remove a dog from within and then set fire to the premises.

By Court Reporter
Sunday, 20th June 2021, 2:15 pm

Nicole Boyd (29) appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court on Thursday having pleaded guilty to threatening behaviour in Providence Brae, Bo’ness, on October 4, 2019, saying she would enter a property, take a dog and then set fire to the property, and threatening behaviour and making racist comments at Forth Valley Royal Hospital – refusing to speak to a nurse because of her nationality – on October 16, 2019.

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She also admitted making false statements and wasting police time at her 8 Kirkburn, Slamannan home on July 8, last year and breaching bail conditions on June 8 2020.

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Boyd appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court on Thursday having admitted threatening behaviour offences

Sheriff Derek Livingston allowed Boyd’s structured deferred sentence to continue and deferred sentence until August 18 for a restriction of liberty order assessment and a criminal justice social work and good behaviour report.

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