Cases heard at Sutton Coldfield Magistrates' Court
By Sutton Coldfield Observer | Friday, July 08, 2011, 09:20
Kyle Thompson , aged 25, of Welshmans Hill, Sutton Coldfield, admitted shoplifting six cans of Impulse hairspray worth £12 from Boots and meat and goods worth £60.97 from Aldi. He was required to have treatment for drug dependency as directed by the Probation Service for a year and must participate in an offenders substance abuse programme for 26 sessions over 12 weeks. He was further required to pay £40 compensation to Aldi.
Harbinder Singh , aged 33, of Highcroft Hall, Erdington, admitted drink-driving after being found to be almost three times the limit. He was banned from driving for two years, which will be reduced by six months if he successfully completes a driver improvement course. In addition, he was required to carry out 60 hours of unpaid work and pay £105 costs.
Sean Kennedy , aged 42, of Slade Road, Erdington, admitted possession of cannabis. He was fined £85 by the court and also ordered to pay £115 in costs.
Pamela Grafton , aged 54, of Porter Close, Wylde Green, admitted being drunk and disorderly in South Parade, Sutton Coldfield. She was fined £40 and ordered to pay £75 costs.
Rebecca Statham , aged 19, of Firecrest Close, Erdington, admitted racially-aggravated assault by beating and resisting a police constable in the execution of her duty. She was remanded on unconditional bail until July 19 at Birmingham Magistrates' Court, for a pre-sentence report to be prepared.
Martin Beardes , aged 38, of Hastings Road, Erdington, admitted drink-driving after being found to be over twice the limit. He was banned from driving for three years and ten months. In addition, he was given a 12-month supervision order and must participate in a drink-impaired drivers' programme for 14 sessions over 16 weeks. He was also ordered to pay £145 costs.
Lamack Moyo , aged 42, of Lakes Road, Erdington, admitted assaulting a woman by beating her. He was remanded on conditional bail until July 14 at Birmingham Magistrates' Court for a pre-sentence report to be prepared and must not contact his victim.
Patrick Peterkin , aged 33, of Ercall Close, Erdington, admitted possession of cannabis. He was given a 12-month conditional discharge.
Martin Donnelly , aged 22, of Gladstone Road, Erdington, admitted assaulting a woman by beating her. He was ordered to attend an attendance centre for 24 hours and must pay £100 costs.
Si Hou , aged 27, of South Road, Erdington, was found guilty (in his absence), of driving without insurance. His driving licence was endorsed with six penalty points, he was fined £435 and ordered to pay £75 costs.
Steven Crouch , aged 28, of Pitts Farm Road, Erdington, admitted failing to produce an MoT certificate for a vehicle when required to do so by a police constable. He was remitted to Birmingham Magistrates Court for sentence on August 5 to tie up with other cases.
Andrew Fuller , aged 23, of Birchdale Road, Erdington, admitted burglary and stealing an iPad, two iPods, an iPod charger, earphones and three mobile phones. He was remanded on unconditional bail at Birmingham Magistrates' Court on July 8 for a pre-sentence report to be prepared.
Allison Blackwood , aged 37, of Milcote Drive, Sutton Coldfield, was found guilty (in her absence) of driving without insurance and driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence. She was disqualified from driving for six months due to repeat offending, and was also fined £200 and ordered to pay £75 costs.
Neville Forbes , aged 43, of Alwynn Walk, Erdington, admitted driving without insurance, using a vehicle without a valid MoT certificate and failing to produce a driving licence, a certificate of insurance and an MoT certificate for examination by a police constable. His driving licence was endorsed with six penalty points, but with no totting-up disqualification as it would cause exceptional hardship with the defendant losing his job he gained in April after a period of unemployment. In addition, he was fined £400 and was ordered to pay £75 costs.
Kaleel Maynard , aged 28, of Woodman Walk, Erdington, admitted burgling a property and stealing a boxed halogen oven worth £50 and stealing a Blackberry mobile phone worth £300 from Tipton Wines. He received a 12-week prison sentence suspended for a year, due to persistent offending. During the 12-month supervision period he will be under curfew from 9pm to 7am at his home address for three months, to be monitored electronically and must have treatment for drug dependency for 12 months. In the event of activation of his sentence 14 days spend on remand will be taken into account. In addition he must pay £50 costs.
Danny Carroll , aged 28, of Westwood View, Pype Hayes, admitted shoplifting a cordless drill worth £69.99 from TK Maxx in Castle Vale and jars of coffee worth £17.76 from the One Stop store in Chester Road. He was jailed for six weeks due to a refusal to comply with any community order.
Christopher Gallagher , aged 43, of Woodlands Farm Road, Erdington, admitted sending a message knowing it was false and intending to cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety. He was given a six-month supervision order and was required to pay £70 costs.
Terry Granil , aged 50, of Shepherds Green Road, Erdington, admitted producing cannabis. He was given a 12-month supervision order, was ordered to pay £458 compensation to E.on and costs of £50.
David Copestake , aged 26, of Flackwell Road, Erdington, was found guilty (in his absence) of failing to comply with a red traffic signal in College Road and failing to produce his driving licence to a police constable for examination. He was remitted to Birmingham Magistrates' Court for sentence on June 24.
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