Man denies Kirkconnel war memorial vandalism on Armistice Day

A man has denied defacing a town's war memorial hours before an Armistice Day service was due to take place in the south of Scotland.

David Baillie, 21, of Sandyknowe Crescent, Kelloholm, lodged special defences of alibi and incrimination.

He is accused of causing a breach of the peace by painting slogans on the Kirkconnel landmark on 11 November last year while acting with another person.

He also denied a charge of threatening a person he knew to be a case witness.

The case, at Dumfries Sheriff Court, was continued for a week.

More on This Story

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC South Scotland

Weather

Dumfries

9 °C 7 °C

Features & Analysis

Elsewhere on the BBC

  • MoviesMovie magic

    Tech that reads your desires is helping to increase your odds of producing a hit film, says BBC Future

Programmes

  • Ade Adepitan at the ColosseumThe Travel Show Watch

    The challenge of providing disabled access at Europe’s leading ancient monuments

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.