A MAN who spat at a police officer, in an incident described by a judge as “disgusting,” is seeking help for alcohol and drug issues with a Christian Fellowship at Armoy, Ballymena Magistrates Court was told.
Glen Taylor (26), of Rocavan Meadow, Broughshane, admitted assaulting and resisting a police officer on September 15 this year.
A charge of possessing cannabis on the same date was withdrawn.
A prosecutor said police attended an address in Broughshane at 9.30am in relation to an “ongoing fight” and Taylor then spat at a police officer.
Defence barrister Neil Moore said it was “unsavoury behaviour” which followed an altercation with a friend.
Deputy District Judge Trevor Browne said: “It is a disgusting thing to do. Spitting on somebody is just inexcusable. This was totally unsavoury”.
Taylor, who had a previous record, was fined £200.