A YOUNG man who was caught with a class A drug has been left lighter in the pocket for his gaffe.

On Thursday at Alloa Sheriff Court, Damian Bajkowski admitted acting in a threatening manner in the town's Shillinghill on September 4 last year.

Fiscal depute Laura Knox told the court that it was around 3.30am when the accused came to the attention of police officers.

When approached, the 24-year-old told the cops to "get to f**k".

Bajkowski, of Abbott Road in Stirling, was warned about his behaviour but failed to desist. During his arrest, the accused struggled with the officers as they attempted to handcuff him.

When later searched at Stirling Police Station, officers discovered Bajkowski had 2 1/4 tablets of Ecstasy in his possession.

Defending, Frazer McCready stated that the accused was on a night out in Alloa and had "too much to drink".

He claimed that someone else had given his client the drugs and explained that while Bajkowski had the tablets, he didn't take them.

Sheriff J.K. Tierney fined the accused £340.