Unpaid work for Fife man who sent threatening and offensive messages to woman

A Fife man who sent threatening and offensive messages to a woman claiming she owed him money has been ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work.

Friday, 12th November 2021, 2:35 pm

Steven Drummond, of Brown Crescent, Methilhill appeared before Sheriff McFarlane at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court.

Drummond, 53 admitted that on May 30, 2021 at an address in Ravenscraig, Kirkcaldy he sent a message by means of a public electronic communications network to a woman that was grossly offensive in that he threatened to harm her and others.

He further admitted on the same date and in the same place he behaved in a threatening or abusive manner in that he sent a woman photographs of himself outside her home address, repeatedly contacted her and her mother and made reference to nude photographs of her and money she owed him.

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The case called at Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court.

Sheriff McFarlane ordered Drummond to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work. He was placed on a 12-month non-harassment order last month when the case called before Sheriff Williamson.

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