Eyemouth man given unpaid work after breaching harassment order

An Eyemouth man who was found in the company of his former partner has been ordered to carry out 60 hours of unpaid work.

Monday, 3rd May 2021, 3:30 pm
Updated Monday, 3rd May 2021, 4:28 pm
Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

David Meek, 29, of Church Street, appeared from custody last Thursday and pleaded guilty to the offence which happened the previous day.

He had appeared in court two days earlier for a similar offence.

Sheriff Peter Paterson told Meek this was his "last warning" and any further breaches would likely result in custody.

Meek pleaded guilty to being in the company of Kimberley McLeod at a house in Marine Square, Eyemouth, last Wednesday. The court heard a member of the public had heard screaming and shouting coming from the house.

When police turned up, Meek was in the house and found to be in breach of a non-harassment order.​​​​​​​​​​​​​