The people who appeared at magistrates courts in Devon this week

These people all appeared before magistrates in Exeter this week  

Exeter Magistrates’ Court. Exeter GVs, Saturday, January 27, 2018. Credit: Bridget Batchelor Photograhy

 

APRIL 17, 2019

Joshua James Hempstead, Green Close, Exmouth. Age: 25. On 17/03/2019 at Exmouth without lawful excuse, destroyed a car wing mirror to the value £100 belonging to a female intending to destroy or damage such property or being reckless as to whether such property would be destroyed or damaged. Plea: Guilty. On 17/03/2019 at Exmouth resisted a constable in the execution of his duty. Plea: Guilty. On 17/03/2019 at Exmouth assaulted a male by beating him. Plea: Guilty. On 17/03/2019 at Exmouth assaulted a male by beating him. Plea: Not Guilty. On 17/03/2019 at Exmouth with intent to cause others harassment, alarm or distress, used threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour or disorderly behaviour, thereby causing that person or another harassment, alarm or distress. Plea: Guilty. Committed to prison for four weeks. Reason: unprovoked assault, previous convictions for violence and circumstances of the offences. To pay compensation of £100. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £15.

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APRIL 23

Callum Trevor Rowe, Lavender Road, Exwick, Exeter. Age: 30. On 22/03/2019 at Exeter without reasonable excuse did an act, namely contacted a female which you were prohibited from doing by a non-molestation order. Plea: Guilty. Committed to Exeter Crown Court for sentence on 24/05/2019.

Daniel Tate, Peaslands Road, Sidmouth. Age: 21. On 29/03/2019 at Exeter assaulted an emergency worker, namely a police officer, acting in the exercise of his functions as such a worker, by beating him. Plea: Guilty. Fined £80. To pay compensation of £50. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30. To pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Benjamin Vanstone, Ashley Court, Chawleigh. Age: 20. On 30/07/2018 at Exeter without lawful excuse, in the company of others, caused criminal damage to the Cathedral & Quay car park, Lower Combe Street, by spraying graffiti on the wall without permission, to the value of under £5,000 belonging to Exeter City Council intending to destroy or damage such property or being reckless as to whether such property would be destroyed or damaged. Plea: Guilty. Discharged conditionally for 12 months. To pay compensation of £200. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £20. To pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

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Robert Samuel James Fletcher, C/O St Petrocks, Cathedral Yard, Exeter. Age: 34. On 01/04/2019 at Exeter stole one UK vodka bottle and one bottle of Ferrand Caribb, to the value of £51 belonging to Marks & Spencers. Plea: Guilty. Fined £80. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30.

Jay Jay J Ormsby Challis, Charles Street, Exmouth. Age: 30. On 03/04/2019 at Exmouth assaulted an emergency worker, acting in the exercise of his functions as such a worker. Plea: Guilty. Community order made. Rehabilitation Activity Requirement: up to a maximum of 15 days. Fined £80. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85. To pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Lauren Roache, St Leonards Road, Honiton. Age: 25. Between 02/01/2017 and 01/10/2018 at Honiton dishonestly failed to promptly notify a local authority, namely East Devon District Council, in the prescribed manner of a change of circumstances which you knew would affect your entitlement to Housing Benefit, namely that you were living with a male as husband and wife. Plea: Guilty. Community order made. Carry out unpaid work for 70 hours. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85. To pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

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Timothy Mark Pring, C/O, Rivermead, Cullompton. Age: 51. On 10/04/2019 at Cullompton without lawful excuse, destroyed a television to the value of £100 belonging to a female intending to destroy or damage such property or being reckless as to whether such property would be destroyed or damaged. Plea: Guilty. On 11/02/2019 at Cullompton without lawful excuse, destroyed a television to the value of £350 belonging to a female. Remanded on bail until 24/05/2019.

Samuel Michael Abbott, Brookside Crescent, Beacon Heath, Exeter. Age: 22. On 11/08/2018 at Fever & Boutique nightclub and Mary Arches Street, Exeter, used or threatened unlawful violence towards other persons and your conduct was such as would cause a person of reasonable firmness present at the scene to fear for his personal safety. Plea: Guilty. Community order made. Be under a curfew for three months with electronic monitoring. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85. To pay costs of £135.

Mark Terence Haggerty, Totnes Road, Paignton. Age: 39. On 15/11/2018 at Exeter had with you, without good reason or lawful authority, in a public place namely the crown court, an article which had a blade or was sharply pointed, namely a kitchen knife with a fixed silver blade approximately 14cm/5.5ins long and a black handle with three silver dots running down it. Plea: Guilty. Committed to Exeter Crown Court for sentence on 21/05/2019.

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Steven Gareth Anfield Jones, Whittaker Close, Pinhoe, Exeter. Age: 39. On 27/01/2019 at Exeter stole food, alcohol and a hat, to the value of £128.30, belonging to Marks & Spencers. Plea: Guilty. On 10/02/2019 at Exmouth stole retail goods, to the value of £248.45 belonging to Lidl UK. Plea: Guilty. Plus criminal damage. On 26/12/2018 at Exeter stole three fragrance sets, to the value of £138 belonging to House of Fraser. Plea: Guilty. On 26/12/2018 at Exeter had in your possession 6.91 grams of cannabis, a controlled drug of class B. Plea: Guilty. On 23/12/2018 at Honiton stole multiple cosmetic Items, to the value of £450, belonging to Superdrug. Plea: Guilty. On 20/11/2018 at Exmouth stole multiple cosmetic items, to the value of £450, belonging to Superdrug in Exmouth Plea: Guilty. On 25/12/2018 at Honiton had in your possession 0.22 grams of heroin, a controlled drug of class A. Plea: Guilty. On 05/10/2018 at Exmouth drove a motor vehicle namely Honda Vtec on a road, namely Liverton Business Park Salterton Road, while disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence. Driving while unfit through drugs. Community order made. Drug Rehabilitation Requirement. Rehabilitation Activity Requirement for up to 30 days. Disqualified for holding or obtaining a driving licence for 36 months.

Barry Woodhouse, Goonbarrow Walk, Bugle, St Austell, Cornwall. Age: 68. On 27/07/2018 at Honiton caused the death of Jill Woodhouse on 02/08/2018 by driving a mechanically propelled vehicle, namely a Toyota Yaris, on a road, namely the A35, without due care and attention. Plea: Guilty. Committed to Exeter Crown Court for sentence on 21/05/2019.

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APRIL 26

Amy Louise Spragg, Lower Weir Road, Exeter. Age: 34. On 15/04/2019 at Exeter stole men’s fragrances, to the value of £266, belonging to John Lewis. Plea: Guilty. On 15/04/2019 at Exeter stole wireless headphones, to the value of £436, belonging to John Lewis. Plea: Guilty. On 22/04/2019 at Exeter stole men’s fragrances, to the value of £215.00, belonging to John Lewis. Plea: Guilty. On 23/03/2019 at Exeter committed fraud in that you dishonestly made a false representation, namely use a bank card, intending to make a gain, namely obtain property, for yourself. Plea: Guilty. Committed to prison for 38 weeks. Reason: Offence so serious because previous record, new offences committed while on post sentence supervision, previous community order designed to help with drugs and opportunity not taken. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £115.

APRIL 29

Daniel Lee Brooking, Smythen Street, Exeter. Age: 24. On 25/03/2019 at Exeter stole Hugo Boss fragrance 50ml, to the value of £49.50, belonging to Debenhams. Plea: Guilty. Fined £40. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30.

Dean Seatherton, Queensway, Tiverton. Age: 44. On 25/01/2019 at Tiverton in a public place, namely Tesco store, Tiverton, were guilty, while drunk, of disorderly behaviour. Verdict: Proved in absence. Discharged conditionally for six months. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £20.

Ricki Workman, Tregarland Bridge, Looe, Cornwall. Age: 22. On 30/03/2019 at Exeter assaulted an emergency worker, namely a police officer, acting in the exercise of his functions as such a worker, by beating him. Plea: Guilty. On 23/04/2019 at Exeter failed without reasonable cause to surrender having been released on bail. Plea: Guilty. Fined £540. To pay compensation of £50. Victim services £30. Costs of £85.

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Newton Abbot Magistrates' Court

Newton Abbot Magistrates’ Court

 

 

APRIL 17, 2019

Alex Geoffrey TALBOT, Factory Row, Torquay. Age: 22. On 19/09/2018 at Newton Abbot assaulted a male by beating him. Plea: Guilty. Verdict: Proved in Absence. On 19/09/2018 at Newton Abbot assaulted a female by beating her. Plea: Not Guilty. Verdict: Proved in Absence. On 04/04/2019 at Newton Abbot in a public place, namely Hopkins Lane, were guilty, while drunk, of disorderly behaviour Plea: Guilty. Committed to prison for 12 weeks suspended for six months. Reason for custody: Assault on persons acting in the course of employment; offence committed by head but causing injury; offending while subject to post release supervision.

Andrew David WINSOR, NFA. Age: 25. On 14/02/2019 at Dartmouth drove a motor vehicle namely an audi motor car on a road namely Hauley Road while disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence. Plea: Guilty. On 14/02/2019 at Dartmouth used a motor vehicle, namely an Audi motor car on a road, or other public place, namely Hauley Road, when there was not in force in relation to that use such a policy of insurance or such a security in respect of third party risks. Plea: Guilty. Fined £120. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30. To pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service. Disqualified for holding or obtaining a driving licence for 12 month(s).

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William Charles ANGUS, Brookside, Butts Lane Ideford, Chudleigh, Newton Abbot. Age: 34. On 13/02/2019 at Bovey Tracey at Co-op service station knowing that payment on the spot for goods supplied, namely fuel, was required or expected from you, dishonestly made off without having paid as required or expected and with intent to avoid payment of £87.41. Plea: Guilty. On 14/02/2019 at Exeter at Esso service station, A38 knowing that payment on the spot for goods supplied, namely fuel, was required or expected from you, dishonestly made off without having paid as required or expected and with intent to avoid payment of £92.40 Plea: Guilty. On 17/02/2019 at Newton Abbot stole vehicle accessories, to the value of £7.80, belonging to Mole Valley Farmers Ltd. Plea: Guilty. Commission of a further offence during the operational period of a suspended sentence order made by South & West Devon Magistrates’ Court on 15/02/2019 for an offence of theft. Plea: Admits Breach. To pay compensation. Suspended sentence varied. Committed to prison for a term of eight weeks suspended for 15 months. Drug Rehabilitation Requirement. Reasons: Sentence not activated, bench satisfied that the new offence did not require a custodial sentence, and that the defendant has had a positive report from probation regarding the drug rehabilitation requirement.

Helen Margaret BUTCHER, Fore Street, Brixham. Age: 48. On 19/03/2019 at Brixham assaulted an emergency worker, acting in the exercise of her functions as such a worker. Plea: Guilty. Fined £80. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30. To pay costs of £85

Tobias Alexander EWING, Preston Down Road, Preston. Age: 29. On 30/03/2019 at Paignton drove a motor vehicle, namely a Vauxhall Astra on a road, namely Blagdon Road, after consuming so much alcohol that the proportion of it in your breath, namely 54 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, exceeded the prescribed limit. Plea: Guilty. On 30/03/2019 at Paignton used a motor vehicle, namely a Vauxhall Astra on a road, or other public place, namely Blagdon Road, when there was not in force in relation to that use such a policy of insurance or such a security in respect of third party risks Plea: Guilty. On 30/03/2019 at Paignton used on a road, namely Blagdon Road a motor vehicle to which no test certificate had been issued within the appropriate period. Plea: Guilty. Fined £440. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £44. To pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service. Disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 15 month(s).

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Paul HAYES, Lymington Road, Torquay. Age: 48. On 06/04/2019 at Paignton drove a motor vehicle, namely Fiat Seicento on a road, namely Morin Road, Paignton, after consuming so much alcohol that the proportion of it in your breath, namely 68 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, exceeded the prescribed limit. Plea: Guilty. Fined £530. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £53. To pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service. Disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 19 month(s).

Michael James MICKLEWRIGHT, Rundle Road, Newton Abbot. Age: 28. On 02/04/2019 at Newton Abbot intentionally obstructed a constable, in the exercise of his powers. Plea: Guilty. On 02/04/2019 at Newton Abbot had in your possession 4 grams of cannabis, controlled drug of class B. Plea: Guilty. On 02/04/2019 at Newton Abbot had in your possession 3.2 grams of cannabis, a controlled drug of class B. Plea: Guilty. Discharged conditionally for 12 months. Fined £80. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30. To pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Kerry HALL, Totnes Road, Paignton. Age: 42. On 30/03/2019 at Paignton used threatening or abusive words or behaviour or disorderly behaviour within the hearing or sight of a person likely to be caused harassment, alarm or distress thereby. Plea: Guilty. Fined £80. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30.To pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

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Matthew Sean SPEED, Kingsway, Teignmouth. Age: 26. On 23/11/2018 at Teignmouth with intent to cause a male and female harassment, alarm or distress, used threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour or disorderly behaviour, thereby causing that person or another harassment, alarm or distress. Plea: Guilty. Community order made. Be under a curfew for four weeks with electronic monitoring. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85. To pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Wanda BUBEER, Ritchie Mews, Southlands Road, Torquay. Age: 38. On 26/05/2018 at Paignton dishonestly undertook or assisted in the retention, removal, disposal or realisation of stolen goods, namely stolen bank cards, of a value unknown, belonging to a female by or for the benefit of another or dishonestly arranged so to do, knowing or believing the same to be stolen goods. Plea: Guilty. On 24/05/2018 at Paignton having entered as a trespasser a building, namely the store room, stole therein a wallet containing bank cards of a value unknown Plea: Guilty. On 26/05/2018 at Paignton committed fraud in that you dishonestly made a false representation, namely presenting a bank card in the name of a female intending to make a gain, namely purchasing goods, for yourself. Plea: Guilty. Committed to prison for 16 weeks suspended for 12 months. Reason: previous convictions, nature of offences, under the influence of drugs. Rehabilitation Activity Requirement up to a maximum of 12 days. To pay compensation of £66. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £115. To pay costs of £135 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

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Justin REYNOLDS, Meadfoot Cross, Wellswood, Torquay. age: 47. On 23/03/2019 at Torquay assaulted a female by beating her. Plea: Guilty. Community order made. Participate in an accredited programme for 29 days. Building better relationships. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85. To pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

APRIL 22

Amarpreet PADDA, NFA. Torquay. Age: 38. On 20/04/2019 at Paignton assaulted an emergency worker, acting in the exercise of his functions as such a worker, by beating him. On 20/04/2019 at Paignton assaulted a male thereby occasioning him, actual bodily harm. Sent for trial to Exeter Crown Court on 23/05/2019.

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APRIL 25

Chelsea Yasmin WARD, Culverdale, Totnes. Age: 23. On 23/04/2019 at Totnes assaulted a female. Plea: Guilty. On 23/04/2019 at Totnes assaulted a male by beating him. Plea: Guilty. On 23/04/2019 at Totnes assaulted another male by beating him. Plea: Guilty. On 23/04/2019 at Torquay assaulted an emergency worker, by beating her. Plea: Guilty. On 23/04/2019 at Totnes assaulted another emergency worker, acting in the exercise of her functions by beating her. Plea: Guilty. On 23/04/2019 at Totnes assaulted an emergency worker by beating him. On 23/04/2019 at Totnes without lawful excuse, destroyed two way mirror/window, various stock items including numerous bottles of wine at this time belonging to Spar. Plea: Guilty. Remanded on bail until 22/05/2019 for pre-sentence report.

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APRIL 26

David Reginald Chapman, Belmont Road, Tiverton. Age: 58. On 11/04/2019 at Tiverton assaulted a female by beating her. Plea: Guilty. Discharged conditionally for 18 months. Restraining order made. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £20. To pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Adeline Penny Cooling, Greenmeadow Drive, Barnstaple. Age: 46. On 28/03/2019 at Barnstaple had with you, without good reason or lawful authority, in a public place Tuly Street, an article which had a blade or was sharply pointed, namely a Stanley knife blade. Plea: Guilty. Committed to prison for 18 weeks suspended for 12 months. Reason for custody: possession of a blade in a public place, aggravated by consumption of alcohol and previous caution for the same offence. Reasons to suspend sentence: working positively with diversion team and suffers from serious mental health issues. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £115. To pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

John Edward Lehan, Cornflower Close, Roundswell, Barnstaple. Age: 49. Between 13/12/2018 and 08/012019 at Barnstaple pursued a course of conduct which amounted to the harassment of a female and which you knew or ought to have known amounted to the harassment of her in that you sent text messages of an abusive nature. Plea: Guilty. Discharged conditionally for 18 months. Restraining order made. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £20. To pay costs of £50 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Eden Milan Wright, Springfield Terrace, Bideford. Age: 19. On 03/02/2019 at Ilfracombe drove a motor vehicle, namely a Daewoo Chevrolet Matiz on a road, namely the B3343 near Mullacott Cross, after consuming so much alcohol that the proportion of it in your breath, namely 91 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, exceeded the prescribed limit. Plea: Guilty. Community order made. Unpaid Work Requirement: Carry out unpaid work for 60 hours within the next 12 months. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85. To pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service. Disqualified for holding or obtaining a driving licence for 23 month(s).

Karen Elizabeth Phipps, Watkins Way, East the Water, Bideford. Age: 51. On 02/04/2019 at Barnstaple assaulted a male. Plea: Guilty. On 02/04/2019 at Barnstaple assaulted Julie Beer by beating her. Plea: Guilty. Discharged conditionally for 18 months. Restraining order made. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £20. To pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Tremayne Edward Reeves, Barton Tors, East the Water, Bideford. Age: 28. On 07/04/2019 at Bideford wilfully obstructed a constable in the execution of his duty. Plea: Guilty. Fined £230. To pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30. To pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.