Community based order for four charges

A 31-year-old Nulsen woman received a community based order over incidents described by a magistrate as "despicable".

Kimberley Marie Bullen pleaded guilty in Esperance Magistrates Court on April 9 to two counts of disorderly behaviour in public, possessing cannabis and possessing drug paraphernalia. 

Police prosecutor Senior Constable Carolyn Petersen told the court Bullen was intoxicated outside a residence in Nulsen on December 22, 2018 about 10:30pm.

Police and St John Ambulance were attending.

An ambulance officer approached Bullen to offer her medical attention.

The offender called the ambulance officer a "slut" and verbally abused the officer. 

Bullen continued to swear at the ambulance officer and police.

Snr Constable Petersen said at 5:10am the following morning, Bullen was at Esperance Hospital.

She got out of a bed and verbally abused a nurse shouting, "I'm going to have a shit, why are you f---ing following me?"

Bullen continued to swear at hospital staff and police. 

The offender's lawyer, Leneva Polmear, said her client had ongoing issues with alcohol and had sought counselling.

Magistrate Brionie Ayling described the way Bullen abused ambulance officers, police and nurses as "despicable conduct". 

For the four charges, the offender received a nine-month community based order with supervision and program requirements.