[T]wins who run a construction and joinery business together in Carlisle have appeared before magistrates after they were involved in a fight outside the Outrageous night club in the city on Sunday around 3.20am on March 12.
The court was told how Daniel Richard Holmes, 27, of Finn Avenue, Carlisle, was drunk and a scuffle commenced between him and two door supervisors at the club, he punched one doorman causing a cut to his lip and a black-eye.
He pleaded guilty to two assaults by beating the doormen.
His twin pleaded guilty to a drunk and disorderly charge and resisting a constable.
The court was told when Joshua Bill Holmes of the same address as his twin, was been placed in police handcuffs he struggled and made it difficult for the officer to handcuff him.
The court was told both men have a successful business, and they are both “sportsmen” and went out with their girlfriends to celebrate a sporting event and are very apologetic for what took place, this is out of character.
Daniel Richard Holmes was fined £233 on each offence prosecution costs of £85 and a victims surcharge of £30, also £50 in compensation was awarded to the doorman that suffered injuries.
Joshua Bill Holmes for the resisting arrest offence he was fined £233 with prosecution costs of £85 and a victims surcharge of £30, there was no-separate penalty for the drunk and disorder.