The latest news from Nottinghamshire's courts...
MAGISTRATES sent the case against Sam Hoang, 46, of no fixed address, to Nottingham Crown Court to be heard on December 7. He is accused of producing cannabis in Nottingham between July 1 and September 28. He is in custody.
IAN Radford, 63, of Poplar Close, Carlton, has been £370 for failing to provide police with information about the identity of the driver of a Ford Focus. Nottingham Magistrates' Court heard that the driver of was guilty of a traffic offence in Arnold on or about November 3 last year. He pleaded guilty by post. As well as the fine, he is required to pay a £15 victim surcharge and costs of £35. His licence will be endorsed with six penalty points.
CARA Reddish, 37, of Hillview Court, Pleasley, Mansfield, has been fined £600 at Nottingham Magistrates' Court. The case against her was proved in her absence. She was required by police to provide information about the identity of the driver of a Ford Mondeo who was guilty of a traffic offence in Arnold on or about November 4 last year. She must also pay a £15 victim surcharge and costs of £85. Her licence will be endorsed with six penalty points.
STUART Hunt, 52, of Bethel Gardens, Hucknall, is to appear at Nottingham Magistrates' Court on December 3. A charge against him was proved in his absence on October 29. He failed to provide police with information about the identity of the driver of a Vauxhall Astra in Arnold on October 27 last year.
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BARRY Starbuck, 39, of Victoria Street, Hucknall, had a case proved in his absence at Nottingham Magistrates' Court. He used a Ford Fiesta in Sandy Lane, Hucknall, without insurance on October 27 last year. His case has been listed at the magistrates' court again on November 28 to consider if there are mitigating circumstances for not banning him from driving.
YASER Ahmed, 29, of Wordsworth Road, Radford, was fined £60 for driving a Toyota Avensis when using a mobile phone. Magistrates in Nottingham heard that the offence happened in Nottingham on September 1. Ahmed pleaded guilty by post and was ordered to pay a £15 victim surcharge and costs of £40. Three penalty points will be added to Ahmed's licence.
TRACY Henson, 45, of Shepton Crescent, Aspley, has been fined £50 for using a mobile phone while driving in Nottingham on August 27. She admitted the offence by post and was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £15 and costs of £40. Three penalty points will be added to her licence.
LUKE Pilkington, 19, of Sherwood Rise, Eastwood, is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates' Court on December 4. He is charged with assaulting a male, causing him actual bodily harm, on a footpath between Garden Road and Walker Street, Eastwood, on April 22 this year. He is on unconditional bail.
DOMINIC Cox, 26, of Naseby Drive, Long Eaton, has been disqualified from driving for 18 months. He pleaded guilty to driving a BMW 318 car in Derby Road, Lenton, on October 31 while he had 81 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35 micrograms. Cox was also fined £250 and ordered to pay £85 prosecution costs and a £25 victim surcharge.
LUMKA Gqada, 38, of Acourt Street, Radford, pleaded guilty to stealing £23.30 worth of meat and rice from Tesco in Nottingham on October 30. She also admitted stealing £2.83 worth of toiletries and food from the store on the same day. Magistrates gave her a six-month conditional discharge.
TONY Kingham, 34, of New Vale Road, Colwick, has been jailed after stealing £24 worth of beef steaks from Sainsbury's, in Cotgrave, on October 11. He was sentenced to a week in prison after admitting the offence and a further 16 weeks in jail for breaching a suspended sentence order.
LEVI Pemberton, 23, of Osborne Street, Radford, has pleaded guilty to stealing two crates of Carlsberg lager, valued at £24, from the Co-op, in Radford, on November 1. Sentencing was adjourned until tomorrow for a pre-sentence report to be prepared.
DAVID Dunn, 36, of Wendover Drive, Aspley, has been fined £165 for using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour towards a man in Cinderhill on October 31. He was also ordered to pay £50 compensation to the victim, £50 prosecution costs and a £20 victim surcharge after pleading guilty to the offence. No further action was taken against Dunn after he admitted committing the offence while subject to a conditional discharge.
TERESA Lingham, 46, of Grange Road, Newark, pleaded guilty to drink-driving. She drove a Peugeot 107 car in Hawton Road, Newark, on November 2 while having 75 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. This limit is 35 micrograms limit. Lingham was banned from driving for 22 months, fined £100 and ordered to pay £85 prosecution costs and a £20 victim surcharge. She also admitted driving without a licence or insurance. No further penalties were given.