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.
Monday 12th July – Friday 16th July 2021
• Andrew Mark Barnes, 46, of Sandcove Rise in Seaview pleaded guilty to criminal damage to the value of £100. He was made subject to a community order with a drug rehabilitation requirement. He was also ordered to pay a £95 surcharge. A previous community order for aggravated vehicle taking, driving whilst unfit through drugs and possession of heroin was revoked.
• Kenneth Andrew Cast, 32, of Albert Street in Newport admitted failing to comply with a community requirement of a suspended sentence. The original suspended sentence for theft was varied and now reflects a 26-week prison sentence, suspended for 15 months. He must continue his unpaid work requirement.
• Ashley Dean White, 24, of Slade Road in Ryde pleaded guilty to failing to provide a specimen of blood. He was disqualified from driving for 36 months, fined £120 and ordered to pay costs of £85 with a £95 surcharge. He was also made subject to a community order with 20 rehabilitation days.
• John Clifford Smith, 54, of Rew Street in Gurnard was found guilty of assault by beating. He was ordered to pay £100 compensation and was made subject to a community order for 12 months with 20 rehabilitation days attached. He was also ordered to pay £650 costs with a £95 surcharge.
• Kane Smith, 23, also of Rew Street in Gurnard, was found guilty of assault by beating and criminal damage. He was ordered to pay compensation of £300 with costs of £650 and a surcharge of £95. He was also made subject to a community order for 12 months with 20 rehabilitation days.
• David Thomas Sanders, 44, of The Rogers in Shanklin admitted causing harassment, alarm or distress with intent. He was fined £150, ordered to pay £300 costs and a surcharge of £34. He was fined a further £50 for using threatening/abusive words or behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress.
• Benjamin Francis Gothard-Smith, 39, of Hunnyhill in Newport, pleaded guilty to using threatening/abusive words or behaviour to cause harassment, alarm or distress – racially aggravated, 6x assaulting an emergency worker, possession of a bladed article and causing harassment, alarm or distress. He was made subject to a community order with an alcohol abstinence requirement of 90 days. He was ordered to pay £400 costs with a £95 surcharge alongside £350 compensation .
• Trevor Kulmayer, 22 of Clarence Gardens in Shanklin, pleaded guilty to resisting a constable in the execution of their duty, assaulting a constable in the execution of their duty, criminal damage and being drunk and disorderly in a public place. He was fined £132, ordered to pay £250 compensation and £85 costs with a £34 surcharge.
• Lorna Headington, 56, of Benett Street in Ryde, pleaded guilty to drink driving (102). She was disqualified from driving for 25 months, ordered to complete 80 hours unpaid work and pay costs of £85 with a £95 surcharge.
• Skye Toovey, 21, of New Road in Wootton, admitted drink driving (54). She was disqualified from driving for 14 months, ordered to pay £85 costs, a £34 surcharge and a £253 fine.
• Ann O’Donnell, 75, of Hurst Hill in Totland, pleaded guilty to drink driving (49). She was disqualified from driving for 13 months, fined £138 and ordered to pay £85 costs with a £34 surcharge.
• Kye Malin, 32, of Stower Place in Sandown pleaded guilty to using a motor vehicle without insurance and driving otherwise in accordance with a licence. He was given 8 penalty points, fined £120 and ordered to pay £85 costs with a £34 surcharge.