back of a police van after getting roaring drunk in a nightclub. After hurling her stiletto shoe and foul mouthed abuse at onlookers she was arrested and escorted to the van. Poised: Danielle posted this picture just hours before she was arr
ested (Image: Cavendish) But instead of going quietly she ki
cked out - catching PC Katie Duerden in the neck and face, cutting her and leaving her with reddening and soreness. The party loving ladette - who is nicknamed Doris by friends - later claimed she been cutting back on alcohol and had gone out to drown her sorrows after losing her job. Destructive: Shepherd was drinking to forget after losing her job (Image: Cavendish) But in Facebook postings in the weeks before the incident she said: Im ruining my self. Kidneys are well sore. Id stay in if I had something to stay in for but going out is a lot more appealing these days. Burnley magistrates court in Lancashire heard Shepherds early hours outburst was the third time she had been in court for police assault - having been convicted of similar offences in 2014 and 2009 when she was just 15. Assault: She kicked the policewoman in the
head and face (Image: Cavendish) Prosecutor Alex Mann said officers had been flagged down by door staff at the Duke of Lancaster pub in Colne. She told magistrates: He
r record shows this certainly isnt a one-off. She has convictions of a similar nature and its the police who end up being assaulted. Shepherd, of Nelson, admitted being drunk and disorderly on Church Street, Colne, and police assault. She was given a 12 month community order, with 21 hours at an attendance centre. She must pay 50 compensation and a 60 victim surcharge. Disappointed: Shepherd had previous convictions for violence (Image: Cavendish) Read more: Read MoreRelated ArticlesUber driver stunned as raging woman demands lift in taxi before throwing his possessions out of window In mitigation defence lawyer Nick Cassidy said Shepherd was thoroughly ashamed of her behaviour. He said since
she appeared in court in 2014, she had drastically reduced her alcohol intake. She had full-time work and last October moved into a new house. Mr Cassidy said: She was extremely optimistic for the future and had a number of hopes and aspirations. Pressure: Her lawyers said she was persuaded by her friends to go out (Image: Cavendish) He said his client had lost her job last November but had been hopeful of getting a permanent position with another firm. Unfortunately, at Christmas they then laid off all the staff, said Mr Cassidy. Christmas wasnt pleasant by any stretch of the六十甲子算五肖 imagination and she was persuaded by friends to go out. Unfortunately, she let herself down and had too much to drink. She offers no excuse and knows its totally out of order. She asks me to apologise on her behalf.