Behave or go to jail sheriff warns woman

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An Oban woman has four months to prove she can be of good behaviour or go to jail.

Suzanne Allison, age 29, of 26 Catalina Avenue, Oban, had admitted sending another woman Facebook messages of a grossly offensive, or indecent, obscene or derogatory remarks on December 3 last year, which repeatedly threatened violence towards the woman. She also admitted assaulting two police officers in the execution of their duty at Oban Police Station by kicking them on the body on the same day.

These offences happened while Allison was out on three separate instances of bail.

Criminal justice social work reports were before Sheriff Patrick Hughes at the town’s court last week and he warned Allison that if she fails to keep out of trouble, it would be custody, saying: ‘I would struggle to see how else your behaviour could be controlled.’

Her defence agent Ruben Murdanigum said of the report: ‘She does continue to do better’ and asked the sheriff to be lenient.

Procurator fiscal James Dunbar said that Allison had sent a series of abusive Facebook messages to a friend, including threats of violence.

When police were called she was taken to Oban Police Station where she struck two officers on the legs when being issued with a change of clothing.

The case will call again on October 6.