Kirkcaldy man fined £2000 for setting car on fire

A Kirkcaldy man who admitted setting a car on fire has been fined £2000.

Thursday, 3rd June 2021, 5:40 pm

Ross Hopgood, of Harris Drive, appeared before Sheriff Williamson at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court.

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The case called at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court.

Hopgood, 28, previously admitted on October 14, 2020 at an address in Earlston Way in Glenrothes he wilfully set fire to a motor vehicle causing damage.

Sentence had been deferred for six months to allow Hopgood to save up to pay for the damage.

The court heard he had managed to save £2500 so Sheriff Williamson issued him with a fine.

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