Court Watch, June 12, 2014

The latest from the courts

Scott Wilson: 42, of The Gate public house, Station Road, Bricket Wood, was banned from driving for 46 months, fined £10 plus £135 costs and must have treatment for alcohol dependency for six months, after giving a breath specimen of 90mcg of alcohol per 100ml of breath, at Berrygrove roundabout, Watford, on April 3.

Kimberley Stapleton: 46, of Bricket Road, St Albans, was ordered to particupate in a drink impaired drivers programme for 24 days, pay £145 costs and was banned from driving for 48 months after providing a breath specimen of 44mcg of alcohol per 100ml of breath, in Hatfield Road, St Albans, on April 26, and fined a further £200 for driving without insurance or a licence.

Dean Taylor: 23, of Rowan Close, Bricket Wood, was fined £50 plus £120 and awarded three penalty points for driving without due care and attention in Horseshoe Lane, Watford, on November 3, and failing to stop his vehicle when required to do so by a police officer.

Andrew Stevens: 31, of Marconi Way, St Albans, was ordered to carry out 160 hours unpaid community work, pay costs of £145 and was banned from driving for 22 months after driving while disqualified and without insurance in Breakspear Way, Hemel Hempstead on March 21.


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Richard Bruce: 23, of Springfield Road, St Albans, was fined £100 plus £30 compensation and £105 costs after stealing a FIFA14 Xbox game worth £60 at St Albans on December 12, and another £100 plus £30 compensation for stealing a Nokia mobile phone worth £60 on January 18. He was also fined £100 for using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour in St Albans on April 18, and £30 for failing to surrender to custody at West and Central Herts Magistrates Court on May 8.

Richard Duff: 28, of Upper Lattimore Road, St Albans, was ordered to have treatment for drug dependency for 12 months and was fined £125 plus £32.50 compensation for stealing two bottles of Champagne worth £64.99 from Morrisons in St Albans on April 4.

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Daniel Frame: 33, of Bardwell Court, St Albans, was committed to prison for 35 days and ordered to pay £32.50 compensation for stealing two bottles of Champagne worth £64.99 from Morrisons in St Albans on April, breaching a previous suspended sentence for stealing computer games worth £225 from Tesco in Watford on March 15, and dishonestly receiving a stolen silver Carrerra Crossfire 2 pushbike worth £299.99 knowing it was stolen goods, at St Albans on March 5.

Steven Montgomery: 47, of Cairns Close, St Albans, was ordered to have treatment for alcohol dependency for 12 months, pay £96.63 compensation and £60 costs for stealing beer, meat and cat products worth £60 from Budgens stores at The Quadrant, St Albans, on March 14, and admitting to two other offences which he asked to take into consideration.

Angela Cooper: 39, of The Hedges, New Green, St Albans, was ordere to have treatment for alcohol dependency for 12 months and pay £9.98 compensation and £60 costs after stealing a bottle of chardonnay wine worth £4.79 from the Co-op store in St Albans on March 1, and two further bottles worth a total of £9.98 from the same store on the same date, and for failing to surrender to custody at St Albans Magistrates Court on March 31 and May 8.

Luke Nimmo: 25, of The Ridgeway, St Albans, was fined £173 plus £120 costs for two counts of fraud by using a bank card that did not belong to him to withdraw £450 at St Albans on January 14.

Mark Deane: 48, of Lavender Crescent, St Albans, was fined £110 plus £105 costs for breaching the Sexual Offenders Act 2003 by failing to notify the police weekly where registered as no fixed abode, on April 28 at St Albans.

Peter Bateman: 50, of Hunters Ride, Bricket Wood, was fined £400 plus £125 costs for breaching a non-molestation order imposed by Watford Crown Court on February 21, by depositing items at an address in Abbots Langley on April 28.

Oliver Barrow: 20, of Branch Road, St Albans, was fined £135 plus £9.20 compensation and £140 costs for travelling on a railway between Euston and Watford Junction, without having paid his fare of £9.20, on September 3.

Charlie Freeman: 21, of Reed Close, London Colney, was fined £30 plus £40 costs for possession of a small bag of cannabis at St Albans on April 14.

Khaleeq Ur-Ehman: 36, of Brampton Road, St Albans, was fined £100 plus £105 costs for being in possession of a wrap of crack cocaine at Castle Rise, Harpenden, on April 30.

Mohammed Miah: 26, of Dellfield, St Albans, was fined £335 plus £119 costs for being in possession of three wraps of cocaine at Hatfield on March 8.

Mark Connell: 40, of Keswick Close, St Albans, was fined £100 plus £105 costs for assault by beating in St Albans on February 18.

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