Young Paisley man punched windows of his own flat and gave cops mouthful of abuse

A 20-year-old man who punched the window’s in his own home and claimed police killed his father will return to court next year.

Liam Donnelly, of Glen Street, admitted he blamed cops for his father’s death while giving them a mouthful of abuse in October this year.

Procurator fiscal depute Caitlin O’Hare told Paisley Sheriff Court: “Around 10.30pm on Thursday, October 7, police were on mobile patrol when they were actioned to attend another matter.

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“Police arrived at Donnelly’s home address in Paisley where they met the accused at the front door and he granted the police access.

“A short time later, Donnelly became aggressive and began to punch windows, shouting and swearing at the police, stating: ‘You’s can all f**k off,’ ‘You’s are all f*****g c***s, you’s killed my dad.’’

“The accused was told he was under arrest and cautioned under common law.”

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Donnelly’s defence agent explained that the incident was a “fairly significant event.”

He said: “The report you have before you is fairly depressing.

“This was a fairly significant event.

“The suicide of this man’s father has had a direct impact on him.

“And as a result, his offending is directly related to the passing of his father.

“He is now living with his mother at an address in Underwood Court in Paisley.

Sheriff Gillian Craig deferred sentencing to January 20 to call alongside other matters.

Donnelly’s bail was continued meantime.

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Daily Record – Paisley