COURT ROUND-UP: LATEST CASES FROM THE ISLE OF WIGHT MAGISTRATES COURT – 20TH-24TH JULY 2020

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

Monday 20th July – Friday 24th July 2020

Kestutis Petrikas, 39, of Steyne Road in Bembridge, was ordered to complete 30 rehabilitation days and completed 80 hours of unpaid work for sexual assault on a female. He was ordered to register as a sex offender for 5 years, pay £200 compensation and costs of £85.

Bradley Kyle Sparshot, 28, of Furrlongs, Newport pleaded guilty to using threatening/abusive/insulting words/behaviour with intent to cause fear of/provoke unlawful violence. The court deemed that his time already spent in custody (1 day) was punishment enough.

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Lorraine Crookes, 51, of Savigne sous le lude, France – formally of John Street, Ryde – pleaded guilty to drink driving on Standen Avenue, Newport. She was fined £750, given 6 points on her licence and ordered to pay £85 court costs with a £32 surcharge. She did not lose her licence due to the shortness of the distance driven.

Jordan Michael Gammon, 22, of George Street in Ryde was given a 6-month electronic tag curfew for assault by beating, resisiting arrest and possession of a bladed article – namely an 8-inch serrated kitchen knife. The curfew means Gammon must reside at The Foyer on Friday and Saturday nights between 19:00 – 07:00. He was also ordered to complete 15 rehabilitation days and pay court costs of £85 with a surcharge of £95. Magistrates went outside guidelines because they accepted there was provocation, the defendant has shown remorse, has no previous convictions and he has support from his employer.

Kevin Thomas Murray, 38, of Furlongs in Brading, pleaded guilty to assault by beating against John Payne. He was handed a conditional discharge for 6 months and ordered to pay compensation of £60 with £40 court costs and a surcharge of £22. Murray also pleaded guilty to causing criminal damage to a fire alarm. He was ordered to pay compensation of £10.

Christopher James George Gough, 25, of The Chase in Newchurch, admitted driving whilst unfit through drugs – namely Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol. He was disqualified from driving for 18 months, fined £500 and ordered to pay a surcharge of £32. He was fined a further £100 for driving whilst otherwise in accordance to a licence and fined an additional £100 for driving without third party insurance.

Harry Ewan Downer, 19, of Windmill Lane in Freshwater admitted driving a Lexmoto motorbike otherwise than in accordance with a licence. He was handed 3 points on his licence and fined £40. He must also pay a surcharge of £34.

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Rachael Helen Alcock, 43, of St John’s Hill in Ryde, pleaded guilty to failing to provide a specimen of breath for analysis. She was disqualified from driving for 12 months – reduced by 3 months if a course is completed – and fined £80. Alcock was also ordered to pay £30 court costs and a surcharge of £34.

Billie Joe Ford, 30, of Newport Road in Cowes admitted driving whilst unfit through drugs, namely Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). He was disqualified from driving for 12 months, fined £120 and ordered to pay £85 costs with a £32 surcharge.

Jefferson Floyd, 51, of St John’s Hill in Ryde, admitted breaching his bail conditions. Magistrates revoked bail and remanded him in custody to appear before the Isle of Wight Crown Court on 1st September.

Billy Brian Chilcott, 26, of Green Street in Ryde was handed a 8 week prison sentence, suspended for 12 months, for possession of a bladed article – namely a 3-inch blade without a handle. He was also ordered to pay a surcharge of £128.

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Sam Dickinson, 23, of Nelson Drive in Cowes was fined £250 for possession of cannabis – a Class B drug. He was also ordered to pay £85 costs with a £34 surcharge. The cannabis was forfeited.

Daniel David Kilshaw, 39, c/o Acorn Gardens in East Cowes, pleaded guilty to causing criminal damage to a Ford KA. He was given a 2 year conditional discharge and ordered to pay £100 compensation and £85 court costs. Kilshaw also appeared for and pleaded guilty to using threatening/abusive/insulting words/behaviour with intent to cause fear of/provoke unlawful violence. He was given a 2 year conditional discharge and given a restraining order for 2 years.

Jamie Brian Thomas Lee, 29, of Atherley Road in Shanklin, admitted stealing meat products from Co-Op to the value of £53 total and stealing bedding/towels from B&M stores to the value of £67.97. Magistrates ordered him to complete a drug rehabilitation programme for 6 months and pay compensation totalling £120.97.

Callum Lewis Dickinson, 29, of The Avenue in Totland, was handed 6 points on his licence and fined £350 for driving 59 miles per hour in a 30mph limit on Fairlee Road, Newport. He was ordered to pay costs of £85 with a surcharge of £34.

Rebecca Leanne Barker, 31, of Jubilee Close, Freshwater pleaded guilty to assault. She was fined £250 and ordered to pay £100 compensation with costs of £85.

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Despondant
Despondant
1 year ago

laughable !!!

Bob Frapples
Bob Frapples
1 year ago

I was considering a life of crime but after seeing how the judges came down so hard on these people I’ve decided to go straight

S.G
S.G
1 year ago

Makes you laugh that the fine you get for having no car insurance is less than paying for car insurance,so we may aswell all not bother getting it

ron
ron
1 year ago

Same old scum

Theresa
Theresa
1 year ago

They don’t take a blind bit of notice on being banned from driving so what’s the point !!

island girl
island girl
1 year ago

assault and carrying an 8 inch serrated blade = tag and curfew , sexual assault, bit of community service….you couldn’t make it up!!

Mark
Mark
1 year ago

I take it that prison sentences are a thing of the past on the island now most of them should of been locked up the court system is a bloody joke now and it would appear to be a waste of time and tax payers money it also tells people if you want to break the law come and do it on the island as you will just get a slapped wrist

Drink Driving Conviction
Drink Driving Conviction
1 year ago

How do you not lose you license for drink driving because it wasn’t that far?

 

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