Get involved! Send your photos, video, news & views by texting MG NEWS to 80360 or e-mail us
Drunk 'howled like a dog' as he breached order
AN alcoholic twice breached his criminal anti-social behaviour order as he drank, swore, said he was “randy”
and “howled like a dog”.
Kevin Bayliss, aged 49, of Elgar Avenue, Malvern, admitted breaching his Crasbo (criminal anti-social behaviour order) twice, on August 6 and August 7, when he appeared before Worcester magistrates.
A member of the public was in his car outside the post office in Barnard’s Green, Malvern, when he observed Bayliss on August 6, the court was told.
Lesley Ashton, prosecuting, said the witness described him “chanting, shouting, singing and howling like a dog” for about 10 minutes between 2.50pm and 3pm.
The witness also reported that he was swearing and drinking in the area, which was a designated alcohol-free zone. Bayliss was also heard to say about somebody wearing purple: “Why is everyone wearing purple? It makes me really randy.” Miss Ashton said: “He’s described as being ‘completely bladdered’.” He staggered over to an arriving bus and got on it.
During the second breach the following day he was also in Barnard’s Green where he was heard to swear in front of parents and their children which led to a police officer attending. He was seen to stretch out on a bench with a can of lager.
“He took a drink from it as the officer was talking to him,” Miss Ashton told the court. “He was described by the officer as drunk and using abusive language.”
The order, imposed on March 14 last year and running until March 14 next year, prohibits him from behaviour which could cause harassment, alarm or distress and from using abusive language or behaviour. He is also prohibited from consuming alcohol in any area designated as alcohol-free.
He told police “the words just came out” and he said “he doesn’t mean to do it”. He also explained to officers that he had consumed an energy drink which made him “hyper” and had mixed it with medication used to treat his epilepsy. Paul Stanley, defending, said Bayliss had cut down on his drinking from 20 cans a day to between two and three cans. Mr Stanley said Bayliss had suffered a stroke while in custody.
Mr Stanley said: “He can’t remember a great deal of what happened in fairness to him. He’s a long-standing alcoholic.”
Magistrates gave him two 12- week concurrent prison sentences suspended for 12 months and ordered him to pay an £80 victim surcharge.
Comments are closed on this article.