Reports from the courts: defendants from the Mansfield area

These are the latest cases heard at Nottingham Magistrates' Court, between Monday, June 21, and Friday, June 25.

Wednesday, 28th July 2021, 12:07 pm

James Chandler, 31, of Langford Road, Mansfield, admitted breaching a restraining order and assaulting an emergency worker, on June 19. On June 21 he was jailed for four weeks and ordered to pay £200 compensation and a £128 surcharge.

Leon Alcock, 35, of Stone Cross Court, Manfield, admitted breaking a bail condition on June 20. On June 21 he was readmitted to conditional bail and given a curfew.

Steven Unwin, 36, of Sherwood Street, Annesley, admitted driving while disqualified and without a licence, and obstructing a police officer. On June 21 he was fined £1,600 with £85 costs and a £160 surcharge. His driving licence was endorsed with eight points.

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Italo Stradins, 54, of Pleasley Springs, Pleasley, was convicted of driving without due care and attention after a trial, and admitted driving without a licence. On June 21 he was fined £450 with a £45 surcharge and £300 costs. His driving licence was endorsed with eight points.

Lee Thomas, 27, of Forest Street, Annesley Woodhouse, admitted using threatening words or behaviour on February 26. On June 22 he received a 12 month community order with ten days of rehabilitation. He was fined £120 and ordered to pay a £95 surcharge and £85 costs.

Alexander Downes, 49, of Sutton Road, Huthwaite, admitted two counts of theft on June 19, and failing to comply with a suspended sentence imposed on April 1 for possession of an offensive weapon. On June 22 he was ordered to pay £5.10 compensation and the four-month prison sentence was activated.

Alexandru Otvos, 19, of Clumber Street, Warsop, admitted driving without due care and attention, without insurance, and failing to stop after causing an accident on December 8, 2020. On June 22 he was fined £180 with a £34 surcharge and £90 costs. His licence was endorsed.

Lee Johnson, 38, of Argyle Street, Mansfield, admitted failing to comply with a community order made in February 2021. On June 23 he was ordered to attend five rehabilitation days.

Dale Vardy, 40, of Central Avenue, Kirkby, admitted criminal damage, breaching a restraining order, and two counts of assault on June 18 and 24. The offences breached a suspended sentence imposed in May for assault, possession of a Class B drug and harassment, and another, imposed in June, for harassment. On June 25 he was jailed for 24 weeks and ordered to pay a £129 surcharge.

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