A man who was abusive to police has received a suspended sentence.
Anthony Joseph McErlane, of Glentaise Drive, Ballycastle, pleaded guilty to disorderly behaviour on June 15, last year.
Derry Magistrates Court heard police spoke to a group of people drinking alcohol in the Foyle Road area.
The 47-year-old told police to ‘f*** off’ when he was asked to move on from the area.
He also swore at police when they asked him for his details.
District Judge Barney McElholm suspended a two month jail sentence for a year.