COURT RESULTS: Round-up of cases from 1066 Country

The following are court results for the Observer area from Hastings Magistrates' Court from November 10 - November 16,

Friday, 25th November 2016, 10:41 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 4:18 pm
The scales of justice

November 10:

Harrison Stacey-Callow (aged 18) of Brightling Avenue, Hastings, pleaded guilty to a charge of burglary and taking a vehicle without the owner’s consent. The burglary and car theft took place at Parkstone Road, Hastings on April 22. Magistrates committed him to Lewes Crown Court for sentencing and made a bail condition of an electronically monitored curfew between 7pm and 7am.

Robert Stark (aged 41), of Maze Hill, St Leonards, was found guilty of using threatening behaviour with intent to cause people to believe that unlawful violence would be used against them. The offence took place at Hastings on July 14. The court made a community order with an alcohol treatment requirement and ordered him to pay £300 in prosecution costs.

Tanya Hubbard (aged 24), of Paynton Road, St Leonards, was found guilty of driving a Mercedes car on the A21 Vinehall Road, at John’s Cross, on June 10, with cannabis in her blood stream. She was also found guilty of having a meat cleaver and a carving knife in her possession at Hurst Green on the same date. She pleaded guilty to being in possession of a quantity of herbal cannabis, at Sedlescombe Road, St Leonards, on June 2 and being concerned in the production of 26 cannabis plants at Paynton Road, St Leonards. Magistrates adjourned the case for pre-sentence reports and said they were keeping all sentencing options open. They also made an interim driving disqualification.

John Henning (aged 24), of Dukes Hill, Battle, pleaded guilty to driving a Fiat Bravo on Uckfield Hospital car park, on May 31, while over the drink drive limit. He gave a breath alcohol reading of 49 milligrammes. The legal limit is 35mg. He also pleaded guilty to driving with the controlled substance Beenzoylecgonine and cocaine in his blood stream. He was fined a total of £800. Magistrates excercised their discretion not to ban him from driving due to the shortness of distance driven.

November 15:

Anne-Marie Greenhalgh (aged 54), of Bulverhythe Road, St Leonards, was found guilty of allowing her Mitsubishi vehicle to cause an unnecessary obstruction in the road. The offence took place on the B2095 at Hooe on February 21. She was fined £60 and ordered to pay £300 in prosecution costs.

November 16:

James Hannon (aged 35), of Old London Road, Hastings, pleaded guilty to being in possession of a machete and pocket knife in a public place. The offences took place at The Ridge, Hastings, on September 6.

He also pleaded guilty to resisting a police officer and to driving with no insurance, licence or test certificate, on the same date. The court made a community order with a requirement of 60 hours of unpaid work and fined him £200 for the insurance offence.

Benjamin Pick-Up (aged 29), of Seven Acre Close, St Leonards, pleaded guilty to assault. The offence took place at Pevensey on April 22. He was given a 12 month conditional discharge.

Martin Chidgey (aged 33) of Adam Close, St Leonards, pleaded guilty to driving a large goods vehicle at Winchelsea, on October 17, while unfit to drive through drink. He was fined £375 and banned from driving for one year.

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