This is your weekly round-up of some of the latest court cases heard at the Isle of Wight Magistrates Court.
Monday 13th July – Friday 17th July 2020
• John Thornes, 59, of Church Road, Wootton pleaded guilty to causing criminal damage to 2 vehicles. He was ordered to pay compensation totalling £650. He also pleaded guilty to assault for which he was given a condition 12-month discharge.
• Frederick Edward Medway, 28, of St Johns Road in Ryde received a 6-month prison sentence, suspended for 18 months, for assaulting an emergency worker – namely a security officer at St Mary’s Hospital – and assaulting another person in January 2020. He also received a 6-month prison sentence, suspended for 18 months and consecutive to the first offences, for assaulting 2 Police constables in March 2020. He was ordered to comply with an 18-month supervision order. He was also ordered to complete 20 rehabilitation days, pay £380 compensation and pay a surcharge of £80.
• Sam Dickinson, 22, of Nelson Drive in Cowes failed to appear for possession of a Class B drug. A warrant was issued for his arrest.
• Ashley Dean White, 23, of Slade Road in Ryde pleaded guilty to using threatening words and behaviour towards a PCSO. He was fined £120 and ordered to pay a surcharge of £32 with £85 costs.
• Nicholas Colin Butcher, 35, of no fixed abode, admitted assault by beating. He was sentenced to 2 weeks in prison. He also admitted theft of alcohol and clothing, as well as driving without a licence – for which he was given 6 penalty points on his licence.
• Stefan Lord, 30, of Fort Street in Sandown admitted criminal damage – namely a window and a plant pot. He was ordered to pay £150 compensation and costs of £85.
• Michelle Louise Cullen, 34, of Preston Close in Ryde pleaded guilty to assault by beating, assaulting 2 Police constables and causing harassment, alarm or distress. She was sentenced to 16 weeks in prison, suspended for 18 months. She was given an 18-month supervision order and told to complete 20 rehabilitation days. She must also complete 100 hours of unpaid work, pay compensation of £250, a surcharge of £122 and costs of £85.
Cullen was also charged with causing criminal damage to a Police radio, criminal damage to a police cell/corridor and possession of cannabis.
• Ian Parkin, 52, of Park Road in Ryde was fined £120 for possession of cocaine. He was ordered to pay £85 costs with a surcharge of £34. The cocaine was forfeited. He also indicated a guilty plea for possession of cannabis, which was also forfeited.
• Scott Thick, 23, of Green Street in Ryde admitted using threatening/abusive words or behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress. He was given a conditional discharge for 12 months and ordered to pay a £32 surcharge with costs of £85.
• Paul Anthony Sainsbury, 65, of Leeson Road in Ventnor, was handed down a 8-week prison sentence, suspended for 12 months, for making an excessive amount of phone calls to Hampshire Police via the 999 system. He was also ordered to pay a £128 surcharge.
• Daniel David Murray, 48, of Prospect Road in Shanklin admitted aggravated vehicle taking and property damage £5000 or over, driving without a licence and driving without insurance. He was disqualified from driving for 12 months and made subject to a 12-week tag curfew (between 18:00-06:00 daily). He was also ordered to complete 15 rehabilitation days.
Murray was also fined £80 and ordered to pay a surcharge fo £95 with £85 costs for possession of diamorphine, cannabis and ketamine.
• Kieron Robert Leslie Miles, 32, of Fort Street in Sandown, pleaded guilty to failing to comply with COVID-19 restrictions. He was given a 6-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay £20 court costs with a £22 surcharge.
• Vincent Andrew Goodall, 26, care of New Street in Newport, admitted criminal damage – damaging numerous hotel furnishings. He was ordered to pay £250 compensation and £85 costs. He also pleaded guilty to possession of herbal cannabis.
• Helen Louise Gibbons, 53, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to using threatening/abusive words or behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress at Spanners Close, Chale and also causing criminal damage to a Police cell. She was given a 12-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay £100.
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