Magistrates Court results for the Hastings and Rother area

These are the results from Hastings Magistrates’ Court from September 10 - September 18

Tuesday, 29th September 2020, 6:00 am

September 10:

Muharrem Hysa, 34, of Cloudsley Road, St Leonards, pleaded guilty to contravening the Immigration Act by knowingly entering the United Kingdom without leave. He also pleaded guilty to working illegally at a local restaurant. The court made a community order with a requirement of 130 hours of unpaid work. He indicated a plea of guilty to producing 17 cannabis plants at Cloudsley Road, St Leonards, on August 6. He was committed to Lewes Crown Court for sentencing on October 8.

September 15:

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John McCallum, 41, of Pevensey Road, St Leonards, was found guilty of being in breach of a Public Spaces Protection Order by failing to surrender alcohol to a civil enforcement officer. The offence took place at Hastings on July 1. He was also found guilty of drinking in a public space outside Renaissance House, at London Road, St Leonards, at 9.55am on the same date. He was found guilty of failing to comply with a Public Spaces Protection order by shouting and swearing at Hastings on July 1 and July 16. He was fined a total of £450 and ordered to pay £256 in costs. The verdicts were proved in his absence.

Robert Lowe, 43, of Magdalen Road, St Leonards, was found guilty of six charges of failing to comply with a Community Protection Notice by drinking alcohol in public places. The offences took place between May 14 and June 17 at locations in Hastings and St Leonards, including outside Jempsons bakery at Wellington Place, London Road and Carlisle Parade. He was fined a total of £300 and ordered to pay £256 in costs. The verdicts were proved in his absence.

Maria De Costa, 56, of Church Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, pleaded guilty to driving a Peugeot vehicle on the A268 at Rye Foreign, on July 12, while more than twice over the drink drive limit. She gave a breath alcohol reading of 95 microgrammes. The legal limit is 35 microgrammes. The court made a community order with a requirement of 40 hours of unpaid work and banned her from driving for 23 months.

Lucian Gagea, 28, of Carisbrooke Road, St Leonards, pleaded guilty to driving a BMW on Combe Valley Way, St Leonards, on July 5, while more than twice over the drink drive limit. He gave a breath alcohol reading of 91 microgrammes. The legal limit is 35 microgrammes. He was fined £333 and banned from driving for 23 months.

Dominic Harwood, 22, of Asten Fields, Battle, indicated a plea of guilty to being in possession of a quantity of cannabis. The offence took place at Bexhill on March 11. He was fined £300.

Terence Whyman, 55, of Old Mill Park, Bexhill, pleaded guilty to driving a Ford Transit van on the The Highlands, Bexhill, on July 18, while over the drink drive limit. He gave a breath alcohol reading of 48 microgrammes. The legal limit is 35 microgrammes. He was fined £200 and banned from driving for one year.

September 16:

Amanda Hack, 33, of Asten Fields, Battle, pleaded guilty to driving a Vauxhall vehicle on Charminster Road, South London, on July 26, while over the drink drive limit. She gave a breath alcohol reading of 59 microgrammes. The legal limit is 35 microgrammes. She was fined £120 and banned from driving for 13 months.

September 18:

Kevin Kembry, 49, of Queens Road, Hastings, pleaded guilty to stealing clothes worth £48, from Marks and Spencer a Hastings on October 13, last year. He was fined £63.