Buxton man sleeps during his court case

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A Fairfield man fell asleep during his own court case, where he was given a suspended sentence for threatening behaviour.

Stuart Hodgson was convicted following trial of being abusive towards a care worker, who had parked near his address on Kinder Way, in Buxton, on January 23.

At High Peak Magistrates’ Court last Wednesday, the 53-year-old appeared to drift in and out of consciousness during the proceedings, sometimes snoring.


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