Booze-fuelled dad lashed out at son and police
A drunken father insulted, pushed and grabbed his teenage son before lashing out at police and grabbing an officer.
Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard this month how John King, 52, of Grammer Street, Denby Village, Ripley, had been drinking in a neighbour’s garden and when he returned to his home he swore at his 18-year-old son and assaulted him.
Prosecuting solicitor Sarah Haslam said: “Things have not been ideal between the father and his son and the son had been out most evenings and away from the family home.
“On this occasion the victim had been out with his brother and returned... read more
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