Abusive drunk is ordered to pay £305

An abusive drunk has been fined after police responded to reports of a domestic incident.

Tuesday, 10th May 2016, 4:20 pm
Updated Tuesday, 10th May 2016, 6:25 pm

Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on Tuesday how police were called to Devizes Close, Grangewood, Chesterfield, and Carl Hill, 42, was slurring his words and was abusive to police.

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Gillian Foxcroft, prosecuting, said police attended after a report of a domestic incident.

Hill, of Longcroft Court, Grangewood, Chesterfield, pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly in public after the incident on April 24. He also admitted being in breach of a conditional discharge for an assault.

The defendant told the court he and his former partner had been drinking and he was sorry. Magistrates fined Hill £200 and he must pay a £20 victim surcharge and £85 costs.