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.
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Monday 29th March – Friday 2nd April 2021
• Lewis Harry Dewick, 30, of Cross Street in Newport was handed down a 18-week prison sentence after admitting 3 counts of theft, 3 counts of causing harassment/alarm/distress and 1 count of possession of a Class A drug. Magistrates deemed the offences to show a similar pattern of offending behaviour and that aggressive behaviour was used. The theft was committed to fund a drug habit. He was ordered to pay £69.50 compensation.
• Lily Summer Nash, 20, of School Lane in Newport admitted 2 counts of assault by beating. She was ordered to complete 20 rehabilitation days and to pay £200 costs with a £95 surcharge. She was also fined £180 for breach of a suspended sentence, but the sentence was not activated.
• Mark Derek Alston, 53, of The Mall in Brading, was disqualified from driving for 36 months for drink driving, driving without a licence, driving without insurance and possession of a Class B drug. He was fined £160 and ordered to pay £100 costs with a £34 surcharge.
• Mark Thomas Knight, 50, of Worcester Road in newport, was found guilty of assault by beating. He was fined £350, ordered to pay £600 costs with a £95 surcharge and told to complete 15 rehabilitation days.
• Elizabeth Mary Jane Bloomfield, 18, of Fort Street in Sandown, was given a 2-year conditional discharge for possession of an offensive weapon and possession of a bladed article. She was ordered to pay £85 costs with a £22 surcharge.
• Koreen Donna Turley, 36, of Portland Street in Newport, pleaded guilty to theft. She was ordered to pay £89 compensation and complete 10 rehabilitation days.