Reports from the courts

Mansfield Magistrates Court.
Mansfield Magistrates Court.

The latest cases from Mansfield Magistrates’ Court.

Motoring

Stuart Davis, 33, of Birch Tree Close, Forest Town, was found guilty after a trial of failing to identify who was driving a Vauxhall alleged to have been guilty of speeding.

He was fined £450, given six penalty points and made to pay £280 in costs;

Andrew Devonish, 50, of Northern View, Sutton, was found guilty of failing to identify who was driving a Mercedes alleged to have been travelling at 81 mph in a 50mph zone. He was fined £660, given six penalty points and made to pay £151 in costs. The case was proved in his absence;

Darron Paul Cox, 47, of Parkstone Avenue, Rainworth, admitted speeding in a Ford Transit van and was fined £121, given three penalty points and made to pay £105 in costs. He was allowed to keep licence after successfully arguing exceptional hardship, including the impact on his business and health concerns of his son;

Kristy Louise Butler, 36, of Valley Road, Bilsthorpe, was found to have been speeding in a Honda Jazz on the A60, again on Quaker Way, Mansfield and two counts of driving without a licence. She was banned from driving for six months, fined £12 in total and made to pay £105 in costs;

Alexander John Hayes, 19, of Walker Close, Ollerton, admitted driving a Peugeot 106 without insurance or a licence and was banned from driving for six months, fined £120 and made to pay £105 in costs;

Anthony Steven Lumley, 40, of Manor Road, Mansfield Woodhouse, was found guilty of driving a Vauxhall without insurance or a licence, and a Nissan without insurance or a licence. He was banned from driving for 12 months, fined £1,320 in total, and made to pay £236 in costs. The case was proved in his absence;

Jack Miles Palmer, 23, of High Hazles Drive, Huthwaite, admitted driving a Vauxhall without insurance and was banned from driving for nine months, fined £300 and made to pay £115 in costs;

David John Bearham, 54, of Kirton Park, Kirton, admitted speeding in a Jaguar and was fined £235, given six penalty points and made to pay £108 in costs. He was allowed to keep his licence after successfully arguing exceptional hardship that he could lose his job as a forklift truck driver.

Drink-Driving

Sarah Jane Hargreaves, 27, of Stoneyford Road, Sutton, admitted having 193 mlgs of alcohol in 100 mls of blood while behind the wheel of an MG Rover. The legal limit is 80 mlgs. She also admitted driving without insurance or a licence. She was banned from driving for 22 months, fined £120 and made to pay £115 in costs.

Theft

Lee James Tranter, 28, of Carter Lane, Mansfield, admitted stealing a jet washer worth £69.99 from B&M Bargains in Mansfield and possession of amphetamine. He was fined £160 in total, made to pay £69.99 compensation and £115 in costs;

Christopher Bickerton, 35, of Mickledale Lane, Bilsthorpe, admitted two counts of stealing clothing worth £247 from TK Maxx in Mansfield, two counts of stealing washing-up liquid from Home Bargains in Mansfield worth £54 and carrying a lock knife. He was jailed for 28 weeks and made to pay £115 in costs;

Adam Scott Morris, 35, of Sherwood Road, Sutton admitted using electricity worth £1,473 without authority and was fined £300 and made to pay £115 in costs;

Martin Neill, 40, of Main Street, Shirebrook, admitted three counts of stealing various items from Sherwood Forest Caravan Park in Clipstone and was given a community order and made to pay £165 compensation in total.

Violence

Aaron Douglas Smith, 26, of no fixed address, admitted assaulting a female and was jailed for four months, suspended for two years, given a one-year restraining order and made to pay £100 compensation and £310 in costs;

Leon Alcock, 31, of Carter Lane, Shirebrook, admitted assaulting another female and damaging her mobile phone, handheld hoover and other household items. She was jailed for 16 weeks, suspended for 12 months and made to pay £200 in costs;

Marek Ostas, 21, of Broomhill Lane, Mansfield, admitted assaulting a female and was fined £100, given a three-year restraining order and made to pay £115 in costs;

James Henry Drenn Lee, 47, of Dunsil Road, Mansfield Woodhouse, admitted using threatening or abusive words or behaviour and was fined £60 and made to pay £115 in costs;

Dawn Margaret Hagley, 22, of Gedling Street, Mansfield, admitted assaulting a male and was given a community order, fined £200 and made to pay £170 in costs;

Lisa Jane Hartshorn, 28, of Harrow Lane, Tuxford Road, Boughton, admitted using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour towards a male and was fined £85 and made to pay £115 in costs;

Mitchell Petch, 28, of Chesterfield Road North, Pleasley, admitted assaulting a police officer and was given a community order with an eight-week electronic tag curfew, made to pay £100 compensation and £50 costs.

Criminal Damage

Christopher John Spalding, 33, of Long Meadow, Mansfield, admitted damaging a wall and a picture frame and was given a six-month conditional discharge and made to pay £105 in costs;

Brendan Anthony Bower, 24, of Littleover Avenue, Mansfield, admitted damaging furniture, fittings and clothes at a property on Barrow Hill Walk, Mansfield. He was given a community order, a two-year restraining order, and made to pay £270 compensation.

Drugs

Grant Barlow, 21, of Banks Avenue, Kirkby, admitted possessing cannabis and failing to surrender to custody and was jailed for eight weeks, suspended for 12 months and made to pay £200 in costs;

Leroy William Krygier, 42, of Barrow Hill Walk, Mansfield, admitted possessing amphetamine and was fined £80 and made to pay £70 costs;

Stephen Mark Partington, 50, of Newton Street, Mansfield, admitted producing cannabis and was jailed for 26 weeks, suspended for 12 months, and made to pay £165 in costs.

Drug-Driving

Ricky Teale, 21, of Harrison Road, Mansfield, admitted having cannabis in his system while behind the wheel of as Fiat Punto. He was banned for 12 months, fined £250 and made to pay £115 in costs.

Fraud

Benjamin Trevor Ross, 30, of Edward Street, Kirkby, admitted using a bank card that belonged to another person to buy items from Nottingham Road News in Mansfield, and at DND Supermarkets in Mansfield, as well as stealing a microphone from Maplins on Portland Retail Park, receiving a stolen Samsung television and committing offences while already subject to a community order for theft. He was jailed for six weeks and made to pay £215 in costs.