Curfew for man who spat blood at police

MAGISTRATES have handed a man a curfew for spitting bloody saliva at a police officer.

Wednesday, 19th April 2017, 9:08 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:28 pm

Sam Hopkins was caught with cannabis on him and was caught drug-driving.

The 21-year-old, of High Street, Soberton, admitted having cannabis, a class B drug, in Southsea on January 10.

He was fined £80 and the drug must be destroyed.

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Hopkins also admitted criminal damage to a police car window.

For that he was fined £80 and must pay £153.78 compensation.

Hopkins admitted spitting bloody saliva at a police officer on the same day.

Magistrates imposed an eight-week curfew with electronic tag, to run between 8pm and 6am.

Hopkins also admitted drug-driving in Ferry Road, Southsea, on the same day and was fined £120.

He was banned from driving for 12 months.

A test revealed he had 5.8ug/l above the prescribed limit of 2ug/l.