Mobile phone call costs driver £230 after fine by city court
MUHAMMED Basit, 26, of Glentworth Road, Radford, was fined £180 by Nottingham Magistrates' Court after pleading guilty to driving a Skoda in Carrington Street, Nottingham, while using a mobile phone on May 11. He must pay a victim surcharge of £15 and costs of £35. Three points will go on his driving licence.
HYLTON Foreman, 46, of Shortwood Close, Nottingham, has been accused of driving a street cleaning vehicle without due care and attention. The offence allegedly happened at Colwick level crossing on March 24. The case was adjourned by magistrates in Nottingham until October 4.
KINGSLEY McPherson, 19, of Corncrake Avenue, Old Basford, has been accused of theft and criminal damage. He allegedly stole a Samsung Galaxy mobile, worth £40, in Top Valley on September 4, and damaged a bedroom door lock on September 3. His trial is set for Nottingham Magistrates' Court on November 14 at 2pm. He is on conditional bail.
PAUL O'Brien, 44, of Birklands Avenue, New Ollerton, pleaded guilty to two offences. He drove a Ford Focus in Whitewater Road, New Ollerton, with no insurance or driving licence on February 8. He was granted bail at Nottingham Magistrates' Court. The case will be listed again on November 16.
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AMANDA Jensen, 38, of Bestwood Lodge Drive, Arnold, received a community order at Nottingham Magistrates' Court. She pleaded guilty to damaging a Mercedes-Benz Vito van, worth £1,000. This offence of criminal damage happened on July 8. Jensen will be supervised by the probation service for six months.
CHEYENNE Robinson, 47, of Sketchley Street, St Ann's, was found guilty of stealing perfume from Debenhams, Nottingham, in June. Nottingham Magistrates' Court heard the perfume was worth £132. Robinson, who denied the allegation, was sent to prison for 120 days. He had a terrible record for dishonesty, the court heard. More than 80 days spent in custody on remand should count toward his overall sentence as time served.
BRETT Taylor, 33, of Peatfield Road, Stapleford, admitted assaulting a man in Stapleford on August 21 this year. Magistrates in Nottingham granted him conditional bail to appear at court again on September 21.
MARK Jordan, 35, of Oak Acres, Chilwell, denied assaulting a man in Chilwell on July 23. Magistrates in Nottingham granted him conditional bail. His next court hearing is on November 16.
KIERAN Sheargold, 18, of Brook Gardens, Arnold, denied being drunk and disorderly in the Front Street and Smithy Crescent area, in Arnold, on August 25. He denied using threatening, abusive words or behaviour at Bridewell Police Station, Nottingham, on the same date. Sheargold was granted bail until November 22.
JEROME Banton, 27,of Wendover Drive, Aspley, has been ordered to pay £500 compensation to a man he assaulted. Magistrates in Nottingham heard how he attacked his victim in Gedling in May. The offence, which he admitted, happened the day after he was given a conditional discharge for assault. After pleading guilty to the latest assault, he was given a six-week jail term, suspended for 12 months. Banton is subject to a curfew for three months, will be tagged and has to carry out 100 hours' community work. He received a consecutive four-week suspended sentence for the previous assault.