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A MAN who punched a fridge and stole a knife from his former companion’s Whitecrook house after forcing his means inside has been jailed.
Craig Mckinnon, previously of Bell Avenue, appeared at Dumbarton Sheriff Court docket final week from custody for sentencing and was beforehand warned by a sheriff that “he ought to be anticipating a major sentence”.
Beforehand, the Put up informed how he admitted shouting abuse at his ex while she was on the cellphone to cops earlier than taking a knife and making an attempt to run away, throughout the incident on October 30 final 12 months.
The 33-year-old additionally started shouting and swearing, calling his ex a “rat” and a “grass”.
He additionally accused her of “being mates with the police”. In doing this he was clenching his fists and holding them within the air.
On the time of the listening to, his defence solicitor mentioned: “There may be clearly not rather more my lord can do aside from a custodial sentence.
“He has a file that he’s fairly frankly embarrassed about. He’s at some extent the place he is aware of he must make some severe life modifications.”
Final week, Sheriff William Gallacher mentioned: “I merely can’t enable the matter to be left. Your behaviour was horrible.
“In relation to each costs I recognize you pled responsible at some stage, so I’ll sentence you to jail from at the moment as a substitute.”
McKinnon was sentenced to 10 weeks behind bars.