Galashiels man ordered to do unpaid work after admitting arson threat

Jedburgh Sheriff Court.
Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

A man has been ordered to carry out 50 hours of unpaid work after admitting threatening to burn down a house.

Jamie West, 32, of Beech Avenue, Galashiels, admitted behaving in a threatening or abusive manner at Mainside Farm, Hownam, on September 15.

He was given a four-month community payback order at Jedburgh Sheriff Court.