Magistrates’ Court round-up

The scales of justice
The scales of justice

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates’ Court from December 1 - December 11.

December 1:

Jamie Foord (aged 26), of no fixed address, was found guilty of causing £1,100 damage to a Ford Mondeo car. The offence took place at the Beauport Caravan Park, St Leonards, on September 26. The court made a community order with a requirement for 150 hours of unpaid work and ordered him to pay £1,800 in compensation.

December 3:

John Hearn (aged 70), of Battle Road, St Leonards, pleaded guilty to handling a stolen mobility scooter. He was given a 12 month conditional discharge.

Thomas Lamb (aged 48), of Farley Bank, Hastings, pleaded guilty to driving a Hyundai car on the A21, near the junction of the A28 Westfield Road, without insurance. He also pleaded guilty to failing to give his name and address to a police officer. He was fined £200 and his driving record endorsed with six penalty points.

Lance Myers (aged 30), from Bexhill Road, St Leonards, pleaded guilty to using threatening behaviour. The offence took place at Queens Road, Hastings, on November 19. He was given a 12 month conditional discharge.

Shane Stephenson (aged 44), of Coxheath Close, St Leonards, pleaded guilty to driving a Toyota vehicle at the Pelham Place car park, on Hastings seafront, while over the drink drive limit on July 30. He gave a breath alcohol reading of 67mg. The legal limit is 35mg. He was fined £200 and banned from driving for 12 months.

Daniel Howes (age 42), of Clement Hill Road, Hastings, pleaded guilty to being in breach of a restraining order by sending a text message. He was fined £10 and the court made a community order.

December 10:

Brandon Featherstone (aged 23), of Wilton Road, Bexhill, pleaded guilty to stealing £10,199 belonging to Deep Sea Leisure PLC. The theft took place at Hastings between August 1 and October 26. He was given a 16 week prison sentence suspended for two years and ordered to pay £2,249 compensation. The court also made a community order with a requirement of 250 hours of unpaid work.

Jamie Ripley (aged 29), of Wishing Tree Road, St Leonards, pleaded guilty to being inn possession of a quantity of cannabis at Hastings on November 26. He was given a six month conditional discharge.

Leon Caldeira (aged 26), of Monarch Gardens, St Leonards, pleaded guilty to driving a Seat vehicle dangerously on De La Warr Road, Bexhill, on April 28. The court made a community order with a requirement of 120 hours of unpaid work.

December 11:

Paris Wallis (aged 21), of Holmesdale Gardens, Hastings, pleaded guilty to assault by beating. The offence took place at Hastings on July 17. She was given a 12 month conditional discharge.

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