Man sentenced for being drunk and disorderly in Horsham town centre

Court report
Court report

A man has been given a six month conditional discharge for being drunk and disorderly in Horsham town centre.

Stuart Ross, 59, of Wellington Road, Horsham, pleaded guilty to the charge at Crawley Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday (May 27).

Melanie Wotton, prosecuting, said Ross was drunk and repeatedly swore at police in North Street in the early hours of Sunday April 26.

Geoff White, defending, said Ross had spent a night in custody. Ross became drunk because of his poor mental health, JPs heard.

He was given a six month conditional discharge and ordered to pay £150 criminal court charge, £50 prosecution costs and £15 victim surcharge.

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