Reports from the courts: defendants from the Mansfield area

These cases were heard at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on March 29 and 30.

Friday, 16th April 2021, 10:07 am

MOTORING

Emma Lewis, 43, of Edwalton Court, Mansfield, admitted drink driving on December 28, last year. A test revealed she had 70 mcgs of alcohol when the legal limit is 35 mcgs. On March 29, she was fined £120 with a £34 surcharge and £85 costs. She was banned for 14 months. The disqualification will be reduced by 106 days if she completes a drink-drive rehabilitation course by December 2021.

Kirsty Payne, 44, of Mansfield Road, Blidworth, admitted drink driving. A test revealed she had 71 mcgs of alcohol in 100 mls of breath when the legal limit is 35 mcgs, on March 13. On March 30 she was fined £346 and ordered to pay a £34 surcharge and £85 costs. She was banned for 17 months. The disqualification will be reduced by 18 weeks if she completes a drink-drive rehabilitation course by February 2022.

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Barry Mellors, 46, of Sutton Road, Kirkby, admitted drink driving on an electric scooter. A test revealed he had 73 mcgs of alcohol in 100 mls of breath when the legal limit is 35 mcgs. On March 30 he was fined £120 and ordered to pay a £34 surcharge and £85 costs. He was banned for three years. The disqualification will be reduced by 39 weeks if he completes a drink-drive rehabilitation course by April 2024.

Lucjan Warchal, 44, of Sherwood Drive, Shirebrook, admitted drink driving on March 13. A test revealed he had 100 mcgs of alcohol in 100 mls of breath when the legal limit is 35 mcgs. On March 30 he received a 12 month community order with 60 hours of unpaid work. He was fined £95 and ordered to pay a £95 surcharge and £85 costs. He was banned for 23 months. The disqualification will be reduced by 25 weeks if he completes a drink-drive rehabilitation course by July 2022.

Brandon Wood 25, of Greenwood Drive, Kirkby, admitted drug driving on October 10, 2020. A test revealed he had 13 mcgs of cannabis in his blood when the legal limit is 2 mcgs. On March 30 he was fined £280 and ordered to pay a £34 surcharge and £85 costs. He was banned for one year.

VIOLENCE

Kevin Daniels, 41, of Whinney Lane, Ollerton, was convicted of using threatening words or behaviour in Ollerton, on November 21. He was found guilty on December 7 and received a 12 month conditional discharge. He must pay a £21 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

Brian Barnes, 51, of Noel Street, Mansfield, admitted assaulting a paramedic, after previously denying the charge. The incident happened on Kitchener Drive, Mansfield, on April 24, last year. On March 29, he received a 12 month community order with 10 rehabilitation days and 80 hours of unpaid work. He was fined £160 and ordered to pay £75 compensation, with a £34 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

MISCELLANEOUS

Kane Donohoe, 25, of Garibaldi Road, Mansfield, admitted failing to comply with the notification requirements under the Sexual Offences Act, between February and October 2020. On March 29 he was sentenced to four months in prison, suspended for 12 months, and ordered to carry out 10 rehabilitation days. He must pay a £122 surcharge and costs of £85.

Lee Walker, 47, of Westfield Lane, Mansfield, admitted possession of heroin on March 12. On March 30, he was fined £120 and ordered to pay a £34 surcharge and £85 costs.

Joshua Denman, 35, of St John’s Place, Mansfield, was convicted in his absence of entering the Four Seasons Shopping Centre without a face mask, on October 23, last year. On March 29 he was fined £1,760 and ordered to pay a £170 surcharge and £185 costs.

THEFT

Ronald Chambers, 58, of Elston Close, Mansfield, admitted stealing £44 of groceries from Tesco on March 27. On March 29, he was fined £50 and ordered to pay a £32 surcharge.

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