Man jailed for setting off fireworks ...

Man jailed for setting off fireworks in town centre

Norman Wood, 48, lit the fireworks outside St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall, Orkney, on the afternoon of Saturday December 30. Ch Insp Matt Webb: "Do not set off fireworks under the influence of alcohol and do not set them off in a public place - this is an offence which we will deal with robustly Read more: https://t.co/ZQFtuFqTSo https://t.co/YSuzEbMKdA Wood was sentenced at Kirkwall Sheriff Court on Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to discharging the fireworks in a culpable and reckless manner. Nobody was hurt but he admitted that his actions had created "projectiles" which risked causing injury to people in an area busy with pedestrians and cars.

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