Fife woman made offensive remarks and repeatedly spat in a police vehicle claiming she had coronavirus

A Fife woman who made offensive remarks and repeatedly spat in a police vehicle claiming she had coronavirus has had her sentence deferred until July 8.

Monday, 29th March 2021, 9:42 am
Updated Monday, 29th March 2021, 10:00 am

Naomi Pearson, of Donald Street, Dunfermline appeared at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court.

Pearson, 24, admitted on April 6, 2020 at an address in Allan Crescent, Dunfermline she acted aggressively by shouting and swearing at police officers.

She admitted on April 17, 2020 in a police vehicle travelling between Allan Crescent and Dunfermline Police Station she shouted, swore, repeatedly made racist and offensive remarks and repeatedly spat, stating she had coronavirus.

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The case called at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court.

Pearson’s defence lawyer said: “She knows the offences are serious and accepts responsibility for her actions.”

She said her client had had a difficult time after her ex-partner died and she had turned to using alcohol and drugs.

She said her client also suffers from mental health issues but was turning her life around by enrolling in college and is due to have her a baby in September.

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