‘Embarrassed’ soldier fined

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A SOLDIER who was abusive to doorstaff and police outside Vibe nightclub in Grantham was given a £150 fine by magistrates on Wednesday.

Christopher Sheppard, 26, of St George’s Barracks, North Luffenham, admitted being drunk and disorderly on November 26.

Jim Clare, prosecuting, said Sheppard was seen staggering away from the nightclub. Officers told him to go home because he was drunk. He refused to leave and started shouting and swearing. He was arrested.

Sheppard, defending himself, said: “I’m just embarrassed once again.”