breach of the peace


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  • noun

Synonyms for breach of the peace

any act of molesting, interrupting, hindering, agitating, or arousing from a state of repose or otherwise depriving inhabitants of the peace and quiet to which they are entitled

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Fellow soldiers Damien Heywood, 27, Andy Evans, 21, and Dean Rushton, 21, all from Manchester, Gary Farrell, 23, from Newcastle upon Tyne, and Christopher Wenham, 19, from London, were all acquitted of malicious damage and breach of the peace.
Harrison, whose uncle Jack McGill was found dead in woods over the weekend, denies further charges of causing a breach of the peace at his home and resisting arrest.
In all of the circumstances, this case meets the required tests of Scots law and there can be no result other than a conviction for breach of the peace," the sheriff said.
Matthew De Maid, defending, said: 'The defendant was disgruntled after being arrested for the breach of the peace at his home.
The court imposed a five-year non-harassment order on Ramage in November for the breach of the peace charges.
The 22-year-old arrested on suspicion of breach of the peace was bound over.
A second man was convicted of sectarian breach of the peace after shouting abuse from a flat window.
The former 1st Royal Tank Regiment squaddie was just 17 when he first got slapped with a breach of the peace order and a pounds 25 fine for hanging around and causing trouble.
A higher percentage of suspects are being arrested for other more serious offences than breach of the peace.
Naked rambler Stephen Gough appeared in the nude in court yesterday as he denied committing a breach of the peace while on his marathon walk the length of Britain.
NAKED rambler, Stephen Gough, appeared in the nude in court yesterday as he denied committing a breach of the peace while on his marathon walk, the length of Britain.
Cho appeared in private at Edinburgh Sheriff Court last month charged with committing a breach of the peace in May.
He got a two-year football banning order for breach of the peace aggravated by bigotry.
A FOOTBALL player is due to appear in court today charged in connection with a sectarian breach of the peace.
The officers from Little Park Street police station were responding to reports of a man causing a breach of the peace at a flat in the street.