An islander who gate crashed a wedding has been penalised by £800.
Nobody knew who Sean Angus though he was “jumping, dancing and being a general nuisance”
after turning up uninvited to the event in the Barvas hall in Lewis in December procurator
fiscal Karen Smith explained to Stornoway Sheriff Court.
The 34-year-old was ignored until became “increasingly annoying and shouting and
swearing” at half past midnight.
Angus of 3 Camach Park, Tolsta, Lewis, was “not exactly happy” when removed outside
by other guests.
He took off his jacket off and ran at the entrance.
Angus - who pleaded guilty to behaving in a threatening manner - started head butting
the door and broke a glass in the door said the fiscal.
Lawyer Michael Chapman said his client consumed a considered amount of alcohol and
an acquaintance suggested they go the event.
The following day he went to the bride’s mother house to apologise.
Sheriff David Sutherland imposed a £600 fine and ordered him to pay £200 compensation
for the damage to the door.