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Drunk refused to leave scene
1:00pm Saturday 6th October 2012 in Cornwall
Told to leave Truro city centre by the police in the early hours of the morning, drunken Craig Williams returned to the scene ten minutes later and told officers he was staying put.
He was arrested immediately and pleaded guilty at Truro Magistrates Court last week to being drunk and disorderly in Calenick Street, Truro on September 16.
Williams, 23, of Carwynnen Close, Praze-an-Beeble also guilty to breaching a drink banning order made on October 27 last year.
Alison May for the CPS said a police officer found him shouting abusively at a group of females in the street and told him to leave. He did not respond, continuing with his behaviour, and was then told to leave the area and not come back within 12 hours. He was led off by officers, but returned in 15 minutes saying: “I have done nothing and I am staying”.
He had previous drink-related offences and this was his second breach of the drink banning order.
His solicitor Martin Pearce said he had been drinking at a house party from 6.30pm until the early hours, when he was drunk, he made poor decisions. He was now addressing his drink problem.
Williams was fined £165 and £100 costs and surcharge.