Sales rep squared up to officers

A drunk sales rep swore and called a police officer fat, before adopting a fighting stance in Poulton.

Friday, 13th May 2016, 12:30 pm
Blackpool Magistrates Court
Blackpool Magistrates Court

Carl Cummins, 24, of Whitegate Drive, Blackpool, pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly.

He was fined £250 with £85 costs and ordered to pay £30 victims’ surcharge by Blackpool magistrates.

Martine Connah, prosecuting, said police in Poulton were called to the Uber nightspot where doorstaff said Cummins had been causing problems on April 24 at 2.45am.

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Cummins refused to leave the area and clenched his fists.

Cummins said: “I was out with friends and got really drunk. I know that’s no excuse. I have a son and should be leading by example.”