Court Watch, October 31, 2013

The latest from the courts

Carmel McVeigh: 49, of Hyburn Close, Bricket Wood, was banned from driving for 26 months and fined £500 plus £135 costs after giving a breath specimen of 11mcg of alcohol per 100ml of breath, in St Albans Road, Watford, on September 15.

Harry McCarthy: 20, of Marshalswick Lane, St Albans, was banned from driving for 17 months and fined £110 plus £105 costs after giving a breath specimen of 63mcg of alcohol per 100ml of breath, in St Albans Road, Harpenden, on September 16.

Justine Pugh: 20, of Ridge Avenue, Harpenden, was banned from driving for 14 months and fined £110 plus £105 costs after giving a breath specimen of 48mcg of alcohol per 100ml of breath, in Newark Green, Borehamwood, on September 15.

Aseb Khan: 31, of London Road, St Albans, was fined £75 plus £20 costs and £103 compensation for stealing two bottles of Boss aftershave worth £103 from Boots in Watford on September 7.


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Andrew Kiddie: 20, of Hill End Lane, St Albans, was ordered to pay £766 compensation and £40 costs for stealing cash, an Apple iPad2, an Apple iPod Touch, an HP laptop, a white Blackberry Curve mobile phone and a purple Blackberry Bold mobile phone from Potters Bar between August 14-29.

Simon Shepherd: 36, of Langley Grove, Sandridge, was fined £75 plus £48 compensation and £65 costs for attempting to steal three bottles of Smirnoff Red vodka belonging to Marks & Spencer in St Albans on August 7. He was fined a further £20 for failing to surrender to Central Herts Magistrates Court on September 24.

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Richard Hossell: 47, of Bricket Road, St Albans, was committed to prison for eight weeks suspended for 12 months and ordered to pay £80 costs for stealing alcohol of a value unknown belonging to Sainsbury’s at Hemel Hempstead on June 5, and was given a concurrent sentence of the same period plus a £50 fine for carrying out an assault by beating on a security guard at Hemel Hempstead on June 1, and was banend from driving for 12 months for driving without insurance or a licence along Weymouth Street, Hemel Hempstead, on June 5.

Colin Gray: 40, of Hughenden Road, St Albams, was fined £40 plus £60 costs for persistently making use of a public electronic communications network for the purpose of causing annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to another, on September 4 at St Albans, and was fined a further £40 for committing a further offence during the operational period of a suspended sentence order made on June 13.

Darren Gower: 21, of St Pauls Place, St Albans, was fined £420 plus £117 costs for using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour with intent to believe a threat of immediate violence, and obstructing a police constable in the execution of his duty, in St Albans on September 13.

Aaron Mathers: of Praetorian Court, St Albans, was fined £200 plus £11 compensation and £140 costs for travelling on a train without a valid ticket, at St Albans on June 9.

Iain England: 34, of Phillimore Place, Radlett, was fined £300 plus £4.20 compensation and £20 costs for failing to hand over a ticket for inspection on a rail route near Radlett station on March 21.

Sodipe Olusesi: 43, of Norman Close, St Albans, was fined £200 plus £7.70 compensation and £140 costs for failing to hand over a ticket for inspection at Hatfield station on June 5.

Ollie Gibbs: 20, of Longfield Road, Harpenden, was fined £365 plus £3.80 and £140 costs for travelling on a railway without having previously paid his fare and with intent to avoid payment, at St Albans station on May 9.

Alan Wheeler: 33, of Rendlesham Avenue, Radlett, was fined £410 plus £85 costs and banned from driving for six months due to repeat offending after driving without insurance in Shenley Road, Borehamwood, on January 26, and was fined £175 for not having a licence.

Bernadette Graham: 53, of Dalton Street, St Albans, was fined £265 plus £111 costs and awarded three penalty points for speeding at 36mph along the 30mph A4147 Maylands Avenue at Hemel Hempstead on February 23.

Saifud Shams-Ud-Deen: 56, of Kinsbourne Close, Harpenden, was fined £400 plus £125 costs and awarded three penalty points for having worn tryres on his passenger vehicle at Baldock on March 17.

Karen Hodgson: 46, of Bell View, St Albans, was fined £135 plus £105 costs and awarded three penalty points for speeding at 36mph along the 30mph A5183 Park Street, St Albans, on March 8.

John Doran: of Ver Meadows Caravan Site, St Albans, was fined £600 plus £145 costs and awarded six penalty points for failing to identify who was using his vehicle when it was involved in an offence between February 28 and March 27.

Noorani Ali: 23, of Sovereign Park, St Albans, was fined £220 plus £105 costs and awarded eight penalty points for wilfully obstructing a constable in the execution of his duty, and driving without a licence or insurance in Woodstock Road, St Albans, on September 11.

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