This is your round-up of some of the latest court cases heard at the Isle of Wight Magistrates Court.
Monday 14th December – Friday 18th December 2020
• Paul Kelly, 33, of Collards Close in Freshwater, has been handed down a 12 week prison sentence, suspended for 12 months, for breaching a non-molestation order. He was ordered to pay £85 costs with a £128 surcharge.
• Jordan David Pilbeam, 23, of West Street in Ryde, pleaded guilty to driving without insurance, driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence and possession of a Class B drug (cannabis). He was handed 6 penalty points, fined £300 and ordered to pay £85 costs with a £34 surcharge. He was also given a 12 month conditional discharge for the possession of cannabis.
• James Collyer, 31, of Thornton Manor Drive in Ryde, pleaded guilty to assault by beating and causing harassment, alarm or distress. He was made subject to a community order with a 16 week curfew and ordered to complete 25 rehabilitation days. He was also told to pay costs of £150 with a £95 surcharge. No action was taken for breach of a conditional discharge, which was imposed for 18 months in March 2020.
• Gavin Buggs, 40, of Calverts Hotel in Newport admitted theft from a shop, namely stealing 3 boxes of wine to the value of £41.25 from Sainsbury’s. He was ordered to pay compensation of £41.25 and costs of £85..
• James Smith, 36, of Landguard Manor Road in Shanklin, pleaded guilty to resisting a Police constable, possession of a Class A drug (methadone) and 6 counts of theft. He was made subject to a community order to complete 30 rehabilitation days. He was also ordered to pay £139 compensation.
• Frederick Edward Medway, 29, of St John’s Road in Ryde, pleaded guilty to possession of a Class B drug, namely 33g of cannabis. He was given a 12 month conditional discharge and told to pay costs of £85 with a £22 surcharge.
• Andrew Philip Coward, 48, of Fort Street in Ryde, pleaded guilty to assault. He was ordered to pay compensation of £40.
• Mandy Owen, 54, of Mill Street in Newport, admitted drink driving (101). She was disqualified from driving for 26 months and ordered to complete 90 hours of unpaid work. She was also ordered to pay £85 costs with a £95 surcharge.
• David Paler, 34, of Albert Way in East Cowes, admitted failing to provide a specimen of breath/blood and driving without insurance. He was disqualified from driving for 24 months and told to pay costs of £85 with a £95 surcharge. He was also made subject to an electronic tag curfew for 3 months.
Paler was also fined £40 for the commission of a further offence during a period of a suspended sentence.