Pensioner punished for 'shouting and swearing at people' in Buxton town centre

A 71-year-old man has been sentenced for shouting and swearing at members of the public and a police officer in Buxton town centre.

By Michael Broomhead
Thursday, 20th August 2020, 7:48 pm

An officer from Buxton Police Safer Neighbourhood Team responded to reports that Stephen Stewart was shouting and swearing at people in Spring Gardens on July 30.

When the PC found Stewart, he then began to shout and swear at the officer.

The crime happened in Spring Gardens in July.

Stewart, of Macclesfield Road, Buxton, was arrested on suspicion of committing a public order offence and subsequently charged with the crime.

He pleaded guilty to the offence when he appeared in court last week.

Stewart was fined £150 and ordered to pay costs of £85 as well as a victim surcharge of £32.

Residents are urged to report crimes to Derbyshire Constabulary by calling 101 or visiting www.derbyshire.police.uk/ro/report/ocr/af/how-to-report-a-crime

People can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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