The latest news from Nottinghamshire's courts...
A WOMAN was fined £500 for a road traffic offence when she appeared at Nottingham Magistrates' Court. Ambreen Khan, 29, of Burford Road, Forest Fields, pleaded guilty to driving a Ford Ka in Mansfield Road, Arnold, without due care and attention on July 6. As well as the fine, a victim surcharge of £15 was imposed and costs of £35. Eight penalty points were put on her driving licence.
KARIM Morris, 30, of Pavior Road, Bestwood Estate, is due to appear in court accused of assaulting a policeman and using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour in Nottingham earlier this month. His trial is on February 22 at Nottingham Magistrates' Court. He is on unconditional bail.
KRZYSZTOF Pawlicki, 38, of Highfield Road, Tipton, West Midlands, is accused of driving without due care and attention. He allegedly committed the offence on the A6007 Stapleford Road, Trowell, on May 28. He was bailed until Magistrates in Nottingham hear his case on January 8.
DAVID Rawson, 28, of Coleby Road, Broxtowe Estate, appeared at Nottingham Magistrates' Court and admitted driving without due care and attention. He was driving a Ford Escort in Castle Boulevard, Nottingham, when he committed the offence on May 6. He was ordered to pay a £100 fine, a victim surcharge of £15 and costs of £35. His licence will be endorsed with five penalty points.
JOHN Rasul, 48, of Saphire Towers, Aston, Birmingham, is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates' Court accused of criminal damage in The Meadows. He is said to have damaged a snow-globe ornament and a wall on December 13. He also charged with assaulting a woman in The Meadows on the same date. He denied the charges at a hearing on December 15. He is on conditional bail before his trial on February 20.
MALITALewis, 26, of Lexington Gardens, Sherwood, pleaded guilty to driving without a full licence after being caught at the wheel of a Toyota Yaris in Pedmore Valley, Bestwood Park, on November 16. She was fined £50 at Nottingham Magistrates' Court. Her licence will be endorsed with three points.
BILLY Kinsella, 27, of Lime Grove, Newark, received a community order after appearing at Nottingham Magistrates' Court. He pleaded guilty to driving whilst disqualified in a Ford Focus in North Gate, Newark, on November 22. For this offence, he was given the community order, ordered to do 180 hours of unpaid work in the community and pay costs of £85. He was also banned from driving for 29 months. A second offence, which was admitted, involved Kinsella driving the Ford Focus without insurance on the same date. No separate penalty was imposed on this charge.
FAROOQ Ahmed, 33, of Ransom Road, St Ann's, has been fined £110 for driving an unlicensed taxi. The offence happened in a Toyota Avensis, in Talbot Street, Nottingham, on September 7. After pleading guilty, Ahmed was also ordered to pay a £15 victim surcharge and costs of £200. He also pleaded guilty to not having insurance for the Toyota on the same date. For this offence, his licence will be endorsed with six points.
ITSHAM Akhtar, 27, of Runswick Drive, Wollaton, pleaded guilty to driving an unlicensed taxi in Upper Parliament Street, Nottingham. Magistrates heard he was in a Volkswagen Passat when the offence happened on September 7. He was fined £110, ordered to pay a £15 victim surcharge and £200 costs. Akhtar was also banned from driving for six months, after admitting the Volkswagen was not insured.
EMILY Clark, 20, of Cambridge Road, Wollaton, pleaded guilty to driving without due care and attention. She was behind the wheel of a Ford Focus in Trowell Road, Wollaton, on June 7. Magistrates in Nottingham fined her £200, ordered her to pay a £15 victim surcharge and costs of £35. Her licence will be endorsed with five penalty points.
JAYNE Drewitt, 52, of Lilac Grove, Beeston, has been fined £40 for driving without due care and attention. She admitted driving a Vauxhall vehicle in Lilac Grove without due care on September 20. As well as the fine, she was ordered to pay a £15 victim surcharge and £35 costs. Her licence will also be endorsed with four penalty points. Drewitt also admitted that she drove the Vauxhall when her eyesight did not meet the requirement prescribed under the Road Traffic Act 1988.