Magistrates Court results

Court news. NNL-170524-154443005
Court news. NNL-170524-154443005

These are the results from Hastings Magistrates’ Court for February 21 - February 22.

February 21:

Billy Machin, 27, of Beaconsfield Road, Hastings, pleaded guilty to assault by beating. The offence took place at Manor Road, Hastings on November 24. The court made a community order with a requirement of 120 hours of unpaid work.

James Reader, 52, of Claremont Road, Sidley, Bexhill, pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly in a public place, at Seaside Road, Eastbourne, on February 2. He also pleaded guilty to assaulting a police officer on the same date. He was fined £20 for the drunk and disorderly offence and £80 with £150 compensation for the assault.

Peter Smith, 51, of Hatherley Road, St Leonards, pleaded guilty to stealing three joints of meat, worth £40, from Aldi in Bexhill on January 31. He was given an 18 month conditional discharge.

Scott Starr, 38, of Salisbury Road, St Leonards, indicated a plea of guilty to stealing clothing worth £455 from JD Sports at Priory Meadow, Hastings, on February 3. The court made a community order with a drug rehabilitation requirement.

Carrie Turner, 34, of Braybrooke Road, Hastings, pleaded guilty to driving a Toyota Corolla at Beauport Caravan Park on October 6 last year, while over the drink drive limit. She gave a blood alcohol reading of 124 milligrams. The legal limit is 80 milligrams. She was fined £50 and banned from driving for one year.

Richard Ellis, 38, of Coronation Gardens, Battle, pleaded guilty to driving a vehicle on Dorset Place, St Leonards, on February 25, while disqualified from driving. He also pleaded guilty to driving with no insurance on the same date. The court made a community order with a requirement of a four month electronically monitored curfew between 8pm and 7am. He was banned from driving for one year.

Robert George, 32, of Phoenix Close, Leeds, indicated a plea of guilty to sexually touching a woman over 16 without her consent. The offence took place at Hooe on March 3 last year. He was sentenced to 16 weeks in prison, suspended for one year. The court also made a community order with a requirement of 150 hours of unpaid work. Magistrates issued a restraining order.

Connor Kenward, 21, of Blackman Avenue, St Leonards, pleaded guilty to driving a Peugeot car on Redgeland Rise, St Leonards, on November 13, while more than twice over the drink drive limit. He gave a breath alcohol reading of 100 micrograms. The legal limit is 35 micrograms. He also pleaded guilty to driving with no insurance or licence on the same date. The court made a community order with a requirement of 100 hours of unpaid work and banned him from driving for 23 months.

Diana Nuka, 22, of Sterry Road, Dagenham, Kent, indicated a plea of guilty to two charges of fraud in being in possession of a false Italian identity card and a false Italian health card. The offences took place at Cornwallis Terrace, Hastings, on August 31 last year. The court made a community order with a requirement of a two month electronically monitored curfew between 8pm and 7am. 
Magistrates also made a community order with a requirement of 150 hours of unpaid work.

February 22:

Gary Wilson, 51, of Sedlescombe Gardens, St Leonards, was found guilty of assaulting a woman by beating her. The offence took place at Hastings on December 12. 
He was also found guilty of assaulting a police officer on the same date. He was sentenced to four weeks in prison. 
Magistrates said the reason for the custodial sentence was that it was a serious domestic offence. 
Magistrates issued a restraining order and ordered him to pay £600 in prosecution costs.

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