breach of the peace


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breach of the peace

Law an offence against public order causing an unnecessary disturbance of the peace
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Five months later he has been charged with a homophobic breach of the peace.
Wilson, who has three previous convictions for breach of the peace, told the court he had written a letter of apology to the Celtic boss.
Brayne and David Ramage, 21, from Manchester, were cleared of charges of assault occasioning actual bodily harm along with malicious damage and breach of the peace.
Fusiliers Damien Heywood, 27, Andy Evans, 21, and Dean Rushton, 21, all from Manchester, Gary Farrell, 23, from Newcastle, Christopher Wenham, 19, from London, and Ashley Hughes, 19, from Birmingham, were all acquitted of malicious damage and breach of the peace.
Harrison's co-accused Christopher Lennon, 21, who appeared with him in the dock, faces a single breach of the peace charge on the same date.
Fraser, who is now doing voluntary work in Africa, did not attend the trial at Tain Sheriff Court, but admitted breach of the peace through his solicitor David Hingston, who said the teacher plans to resign from his post.
A force spokeswoman said: "A 34-year-old man has been arrested on a charge of breach of the peace after officers were called to Ardrossan ferry terminal.
He had denied the charge, claiming walking naked in public did not constitute a breach of the peace.
A father of three smashed a police cell light in a fit of frustration after he was arrested for a breach of the peace.
One protester was arrested on suspicion of breach of the peace.
The Edinburgh shop worker was charged with breach of the peace and was told not to approach her ahead of his trial at the city's sheriff court in October.
A 22-year-old man from Manchester was arrested inside Anfield stadium on suspicion of breach of the peace.