The latest court results for the St Albans and Harpenden area

PUBLISHED: 09:00 26 May 2019 | UPDATED: 10:16 26 May 2019

St Albans Magistrates' Court.

St Albans Magistrates' Court.


Who has been in court this week from St Albans and Harpenden?

Gitanjali Venkatraman: 40, of Millers Rise, St Albans, Drove a Ford B-Max without due care and attention in the car park of The Maltings Shopping Centre on September 4, colliding with a Volkswagen Touran as she parked, and then failed to report it at a police station within 24 hours. Fined £160 plus £85 costs and £30 towards victim services. Driving record endorsed with five penalty points.

Lora Tonga: 40, of Stephens Way, Redbourn. Drove a Nissa X Trail on Lamb Lane, Redbourn, on June 24, having consumed so much alcohol that the proportion in her breath was 61 mcg of alcohol in 100ml of breath, and also caused damage to a vehicle and failed to stop to provide her details afterwards. Ordered to carry out 360 hours unpaid community work. Banned from driving for 22 months and ordered to pay £620 costs and £85 towards victim services.

Batsirai Nyamupingidza: 22, of Watson Avenue, St Albans, Drove a Volkswagen Polo without due care and attention in Hatfield Road on July 20, and was seen by a police helicopter travelling at high speeds and apparently racing other vehicles. The driver overook another vehicle at high speed on a bend, causing a motorist coming in the opposite direction to take evasive action to avoid a collision. His front offside wheel tyre was also worn. Fined £160 plus £85 costs and £30 towards victim services, and awarded six penalty points.

Tristan Kilkenny: 28, of Someries Road, Harpenden. Refused to provide a non-intimate sample for the purpose of ascertaining whether he had a Class A drug in his body, at Hatfield on March 7. Fined £120 plus £85 costs and £30 towards victim services.

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Kevin McIlrath: 55, of London Road, Shenley. When suspected of having driven a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, refused to provide a breath specimen for analysis, at Radlett on March 7. Banned from driving for 17 months, and fined £1,846 plus £85 costs and £170 towards victim services.

Stuart Jones: 37, of Bowling Close, Harpenden. Damaged a car tyre worth £350 at St Albans on December 14, and was in possession of a quantity of cannabis at Harpenden on December 21. Made subject of a curefew from 8pm to 7am until May 27. Ordered to pay £300 compensation, £300 costs and £85 towards victim services.

Katherine Ashworth: 41, of Harvesters, St Albans, Failed to comply with the requirements of a community order made by Hatfield magistrates court on December 6 by attending a probation appointment on January 11. Fined £33.

Deborah Emmanuel: 62, of Hillcrest Road, Shenley. Failed to provide information relating to the identity of the driver of her Skoda Fabia, who was alleged to be guilty of an offence of speeding at 48mph along the 40mph A414 St Albans Road at Hemel Hempstead on October 1, as required by Herts police at Stevenage on November 7. Fined £660 plus £85 costs and £66 towards victim services. Driving record endorsed with six penalty points.

Lorna Wood: 63, of Newberries Avenue, Radlett. Drove a Mazda MX-5 in excess of 30mph along Shenley Road, Borehamwood, on September 4. Fined £461 plus £85 costs and £46 towards victim services. Driving record endorsed with four penalty points.

Michael Clark: 45, of Sleapcross Gardens, Smallford. Pursued a course of harassment between February 19 and March 14 by sending 30 unwanted emails to the victim. Made subject to a restraining order until April 17 2020. Fined £569 plus £85 costs and £56 towards victim services.

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