Drunk and disorderly Sutton woman tried to solve street row

A Sutton woman who swore at police was trying to sort out a disturbance in the street, she told a court.

Thursday, 26th January 2017, 5:01 pm
Updated Thursday, 26th January 2017, 5:06 pm
Mansfield Magistrates Court
Mansfield Magistrates Court

Officers were called to Carsic Lane, Sutton, at 11.10pm on January 7, after reports of a disturbance involving a group of people.

“Karen Page was shouting anti-police abuse and clearly under the influence of alcohol,” said Neil Hollett, prosecuting.

“She was arrested but continued this abuse as she was taken to the police station.”

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Karen Page, 48, of Caunts Crescent, admitted being drunk and disorderly, when she appeared before Mansfield Magistrates Court on Thursday.

She told magistrates: “I apologise for swearing. I got frustrated. I wanted to get everybody home. I was arrested before they heard an explanation.”

She was fined £346 with £85 costs and a £30 victim surcharge.