This is your weekly round-up of some of the latest court cases heard at the Isle of Wight Magistrates Court.
Monday 3rd August – Friday 7th August 2020
• Connor Richard Barnes, 25, of Wyatt Court in Gosport pleaded guilty to drug driving (cannabis), driving otherwise in accordance with a licence and driving without insurance. He was disqualified from driving for 16 months, fined £120 and ordered to pay £85 costs with a £32 surcharge.
• Christopher John Bowden, 43, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to malicious communications. He was given a 6 week prison sentence to run concurrent to a recall to prison. He was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £128.
• Thomas Jean-Louis De-Castle-Lynne, 47, of HMP Isle of Wight, indicated a guilty plea to 2 counts of assaulting an emergency worker (a prison officer) by biting him. De-Castle-Lynne was sentenced to a further 16 weeks in prison for each offence, to run concurrently.
• Simon Michael John Cant, 36, of The Strand in Ryde, admitted theft from a shop – namely a hoover to the value of £59. He was fined £61 and ordered to pay £85 court costs with a £32 surcharge.
• Rudy Graham Parsons, 43, admitted producing 21 cannabis plants and possession of a glass jar of cannabis. He was ordered to pay a £45 fine and told to complete 20 rehabilitation days. He was also ordered to pay £40 court costs with a £95 surcharge.
• Tyler John Cairns, 24, of Pineview Drive in Newport admitted stealing various meat products to the value of £96.30, a basket of items of unknown value at Lidl and a Tefal fryer tot he value of £129 from B&M. He was ordered to pay £225.30 compensation, court costs of £40 and a surcharge of £90. He must also complete 20 rehabilitation ays.
• Kian Dyer, 18, of Wellesley Way in Newport, pleaded guilty to drunk and disorderly behaviour in a public place. He was handed a 6 month conditional discharge and ordered to pay costs of £85 with a £22 surcharge.
• James Roach Holgate, 29, of Hyde Road in Shanklin, admitted using threatening, abusive or insulting words to cause fear of violence and assaulting 2 emergency workers (namely a PC and PCSO). He was sentenced to 12 weeks in prison, suspended for 12 months, for each charge to run concurrently. He was also ordered to pay £200 compensation, £85 costs and a surcharge of £128.
• Jay Rhys Pearson, 20, of Arthurs Hiull in Shanklin, pleaded guilty to theft of a pedal cycle, causing harassment, alarm or distress and exposure. Magistrates ordered Pearson to follow a curfew for 3 months and complete 15 rehabilitation days. He must also pay £85 costs with a £95 surcharge.
• Kevin Mark Bolton, 41, of High Salterns in Seaview, indicated a guilty plea to possession of a bladed article, namely a kitchen knife. He was ordered to complete 20 rehabilitation days and pay £85 costs with a £95 surcharge.
• Liam Michael Cronin, 31, of Russell Avenue in Nottingham, admitted assault by beating. He was fined £200, told to pay compensation of £208 and court costs of £85 with a £32 surcharge. Cronin has also been banned from entering a number of pubs in Newport for a period of 2 years.
• Christopher David Downer, 30, of Nelson Road in Newport, was found guilty of possession of a bladed article, namely a lock knife. He was given a 3 month prison sentence, suspended for 12 months. He was also ordered to pay costs of £300 with a £122 surcharge. Downer indicated a guilty plea of possession of 2 wraps of cannabis, to which there was no separate penalty.
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