Lout blamed legal highs

Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Chesterfield magistrates' court.

A drug-fuelled man who went berserk by shouting at the public and swearing at police in Chesterfield town centre has warned against the dangers of legal highs.

Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on Friday how Michael Mapley, 41, of Church Street, Clowne, fell over in Cavendish Street and as police were trying to get his details his speech was slurred and he was shouting and swearing.

Prosecuting solicitor Ian Shaw said: “Police attended because there was a member of the public lashing out at others and being unco-operative with paramedics while he sat on the ground and the bus stop was busy with the public.

 

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