Mr Jackson said Johnstone had a 'reasonable income' from benefit payments and could afford to make restitution.*speechless*
Sheriff John Rafferty criticised Johnstone for not contacting Mr Jackson.
He said: 'It seems to me he’s not beyond communicating with if he wants to get in touch with you.
'A soul and conscience certificate should have been available for today because this has not come as any great surprise to him.
'It’s only because I can see huge practical difficulties with him being apprehended by the police that I’ll not grant a warrant in this case.'
Sentencing was deferred for a further two weeks.Well, we could get the experts in, I suppose...