Greenlaw the 'ancient' capital of Berwickshire(ancien-in the French sense, as former*) is a dead dump at the best of times and it is not surprising that Greenlaw(yers?) feature frequently in the proceedings of Sherif Kevin's court in Duns (the present capital of Berwickshire) Often, as the case reported in last week's Berwickshire
crime is drug lelated-a druggee crashed his car into his girlfriends house (she apparently is also a heroin addict) causing damage to the house and a satellite dish - a rather nasty 'domestic' but presumably brightening up the Greenlaw scene to some extent.
"Threw Eggs at House
" is the sizeable headline covering the doings of 4 Coldstreamers on a presumably otherwise Greenlaw type evening: thefts from collection boxes as well as overegging a dwelling on thr Hirsel Estate. One man was apparently 'partly' acting out of boredom and another defence for another defendant was 'a classic case of my client being in the wrong place at the wrong time' He may have been wishing that he was in Greenlaw?Sherif K was unmoved and imposed fines and compensation payments-de-egging a house is valued at £87.
*Try and avoid pedentary and foreign words Ed-Blog