Man going to jail for spitting on police

Rosie Mullaley
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A man who spat on police officers has been sentenced to six months in jail.

Christopher Westcott was sentenced today for spitting on police officers. Photo by Rosie Gillingham/The Telegram

Christopher Westcott was sentenced today in provincial court in St. John’s today.

He was given 75 days’ credit for the time he’s already spent in custody, leaving about 3 1/2 months to serve.

The 31-year-old was arrested in November in the Goulds, where Westcott was said to have been causing a disturbance.

When officers tried to restrain him, he spat at them several times.

He pleaded guilty to assaulting police officers, uttering threats, resisting arrest and breach of probation.

Twitter: TelyCourt

Geographic location: Goulds

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  • Yo mama
    February 06, 2014 - 15:23

    And pedo's walk free.