A man has appeared in court in charged with two-counts of persistently making use of a public communication network for the purpose of causing annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to another, one allegation is dated between June 27 and July 3 with another allegation on August 4/5.
Antonio Dicarluccio, aged 49, appeared before District Judge Gerald Chalk sitting at Carlisle Magistrates Court on Rickergate, Carlisle, he also faces an allegation of assault with intent to resist arrest on August 5 in Carlisle, he is also accused that on July 3 he used threatening or abusive words or behaviour or disorderedly behaviour.
Dicarluccio told the judge his address is Chatsworth Square, Carlisle and his nationality is Italian.
The court was told he allegedly made numerous abusive calls and some of making threats to NHS staff, also calling the 999 and 101 services on numerous occasions.
He pleaded not-guilty to the four accusations and elected to be tried by a jury at Carlisle Crown Court, he will appear there on October 7, he was granted unconditional bail.