Drunk Chesterfield man lashed out at police after incident at Greggs bakery in Sheffield

A boozed-up man who was being abusive to police was arrested for being drunk-and-disorderly.

Friday, 28th February 2020, 3:30 pm

Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard today, Thursday, February 27, how Daniel Berrisford, 34, of High Street, Old Whittington, Chesterfield, had been on Ángel Street, Sheffield, when he was approached by police.

Mark Hughes, prosecuting, said police investigated a report of a male causing problems for staff at a Greggs’ bakery on January 27 and with the assistance of CCTV operators he was approached and was described as intoxicated.

Police arrested Berrisford under suspicion of an assault but no action was taken on this matter, according to Mr Hughes.

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Sheffield Magistrates Court.

However, Berrisford became abusive and lashed-out and was arrested for being drunk-and-disorderly and he spent 17 hours in police custody.

Berrisford pleaded guilty to being drunk-and-disorderly.

He told the court he has mental health issues but is being treated.

Magistrates sentenced Berrisford to a six-month conditional discharge and must pay £85 costs and a £21 victim surcharge.