LATEST CASES AT THE ISLE OF WIGHT MAGISTRATES COURT (11TH OCTOBER – 15TH OCTOBER 2021)

This is your weekly round-up of some of the latest court cases heard at the Isle of Wight Magistrates Court.

The defendant’s name, age, address and details of the charge(s) and sentence are published in accordance with Criminal Procedure Rule 5.8, as agreed by HMCTS and the Society of Editors and approved by the Lord Chancellor. Not all cases heard will appear on this round-up due to legal restrictions.

This article is published from official information issued by HM Courts and Tribunal Service and is covered by qualified privilege. Please note: names/details of convictions will not be removed from this article on the basis of the convicted individual or their families requesting such action.

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Monday 11th October – Friday 15th October 2021

Lachen Connor Downs, 23, of New close in Thorley, pleaded guilty to assault by beating and criminal damage, as well as admitting breaching a suspended sentence. He was made subject to a 2-year restraining order and an 18-month community order with 270 hours of unpaid work and 40 rehabilitation days attached. He must also pay a £120 fine, costs of £300 and a £95 surcharge.

Leo Woodford, 28, of Gunville Road in Carisbrooke, admitting breaching a community order. He was fined £60 and ordered to pay costs of £60.

Joseph George Hughes, 34, was sentenced to a total of 16 weeks in prison for possession of a Class A drug – diamorphine – and breaching a suspended sentence of 26 weeks imprisonment sentenced for 18 months. Magistrates ordered him to pay £85 costs with a £128 surcharge.

Matthew Dennis Newton, 37 of Jellicoe Close in Ryde, admitted breaching the requirements of a community order. He was ordered to pay costs of £60 and was made subject to a new community order for 18 months. He must complete 150 hours of unpaid work with 20 rehabilitation days.

Emma James, 37, of Landguard Road in Shanklin, pleaded guilty to assault by beating. She was ordered to complete 20 rehabilitation days, pay a fine of £120 and costs of £85 with a £95 surcharge.

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Kyle Shaw, 21, of Newport Road in Godshill, admitted possession with intent to supply a Class A drug – MDMA and being concerned in the supply of a Class B drug – cannabis. His case was sent to the Crown Court for sentencing on 10th November.

Andrew Coward, 49, of Fort Street in Sandown pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly. He was fined £40 and ordered to pay £85 costs with a £34 surcharge.

Emma Stafford, 40, of Medeway in Lake, admitted criminal damage. She was ordered to pay £140 compensation in £20 instalments deducted from her benefits.

• Darren Prouten, 39, care of George Street in Ryde, pleaded guilty to a series of offences including 3x driving whilst disqualified and 3x driving without insurance. He was committed to 20 weeks in prison and was ordered to pay £300 costs with a £128 surcharge.

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Edward Lale, 28, of Arthur Street in Ryde, was fined £80 for failing to surrender to bail. He was also fined a further £80 for criminal damage, as well as being ordered to pay £85 costs and a £34 surcharge.

Claire Taylor, 45, of Pountney Drive in Bristol, pleaded guilty to drug driving (cannabis and cocaine). She was sentenced to 9 weeks in prison and disqualified from driving for 2 years. She was also ordered to pay £85 costs with a £128 surcharge. Magistrates said the reason for custody was due to 2 drugs being in her system within a very short time from her previous conviction.

Sean Donovan, 24, of Wellington Road in Ryde, pleaded guilty to criminal damage. He was fined £40 and ordered to pay £100 compensation and £85 costs, as well as a £34 surcharge.

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fred
fred
1 month ago

Man commits “assault by beating” gets 270 hours community service and 40 days rehabilitation. Woman does the same, gets just 20 days rehabilitation. Where is the equality they want so much?

Alan
Alan
Reply to  fred
1 month ago

was not mr downs first time in front of a judge

Alan
Alan
Reply to  fred
1 month ago

nor ms James for that matter, please go and google her now!

Ed Down
Ed Down
1 month ago

You know its time to reassess your life when you know 3 of these people

King Kong
King Kong
Reply to  Ed Down
1 month ago

I’ll see your 3 and raise you 2 lol…I been here too long I think

 

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