Man fined for abusing police outside King’s Lynn nightspot

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A reveller had an expensive night out in Lynn’s town centre after he admitted being drunk and disorderly.

Magistrates were told that police had been on duty outside Chicago’s in Norfolk Street on July 31 when Callum Sands, 20, was heard to abuse one of the officers.

Alison Catterell, prosecuting, said that, although Sands denied it, he became aggressive after being challenged. When detained, he also tried to assault the officer.

Sands, who gave his address as Dukes Place, Fairstead, Lynn, was also said to have told a custody officer: “I know I’m drunk and disorderly.”

Mitigating at the hearing yesterday, Sands told the bench he had been out for the evening with work colleagues, but “couldn’t really remember” the incident.

However, a letter was handed in from his mother, saying he had changed his behaviour since the incident.

Sands was fined £120 and told to pay a £150 criminal courts charge, £85 costs and a £20 victim surcharge.