The following cases have been heard at Derby Magistrates’ Court.
Aaron Brennan, aged 23, of King Street, Ilkeston, pleaded guilty to three charges of theft, including stealing crates of lager from various shops. He faced four other charges, including a public order offence and failing to surrender at custody. He was jailed for 48 weeks due to his previous convictions.
Giovanni Misfud, aged 46, of Trinity View, Cross Street, Long Eaton, was fined £666 for giving a false name and address on a train between Birmingham and Long Eaton and not having a valid ticket. The charge was proved in his absence. He will also pay £18.30 in compensation, costs of £125, and a £66 victim surcharge.
Sarah Jane Pierrepont, aged 42, of Noskwith Street, Ilkeston, pleaded guilty to assault. She was handed a 12 month conditional discharge and a restraining order preventing her from contacting her victim. She will pay £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service and a £15 surcharge. Jake Corten, aged 22, of Drummond Road, Ilkeston, pleaded guilty to assault. He was jailed for five months and must pay a £100 victim surcharge.
Scott Higgins, aged 31, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to two charges of common assault, and assault occasioning actual bodily harm. He was sentenced to 16 months custody, suspended for 24 months at Nottingham Crown Court on March 1. He will pay £1,500 in compensation.
Daniel Lettington, aged 21, of Shaklin Drive, Stapleford, pleaded guilty to speeding. He drove 51mph in a 30mph zone. He was fined £111, and six points were added to his licence. He will pay £80 in costs and a £20 surcharge.
Nicholas Williams, aged 24, of Orchard Street, Ilkeston, pleaded guilty to damaging a glass panel in a door. He was discharged conditionally for 18 months. He will pay £85 to the CPS and a £15 surcharge.
Aaron Mcswiggan was jailed for 12 weeks for failing too comply with the requirements of a court order. He admitted the breach. The original offence related to failing to get adequate veterinary care for a King Charles Spaniel dog which had arthritis. Lance Booth, aged 51, of Blackburn Place, Ilkeston, indicated a plea of guilty to sending a text message to a person that he was prohibited from doing so. He was handed a 12 month conditional discharge and will pay £85 to the CPS and a £15 surcharge. Luke Watchorn, aged 21, of Taylor Street, Ilkeston, admitted breaching a court order imposed for assault. He will serve 20 weeks in a young offenders institution. He faced a total of six charges in relation to the breach of the order, imposed in January 2015.
Paul Levers, aged 52, of Thurman Street, Ilkeston, was fined £220 for failing to stop at a red light. The charge was proved in his absence. He will also pay costs of £85 and a £22 surcharge. Three points were added to his licence. Aaron Mcswiggan, aged 28, of Thatchmarsh Close, Ilkeston, pleaded guilty to using a vehicle that had ply or cord exposed. He was fined £40 and will pay £85 costs and a £20 surcharge. Three points were added to his licence.
Michael Balandowitz, aged 61, of Critchely Street, Ilkeston, pleaded guilty to harassment. He sent 13 texts and visited his victims home on four occasions. He was sent to jail for 16 weeks suspended for 18 months. He was also handed a restraining order. He will pay £85 to the CPS and a £80 surcharge. On March 11 he was jailed for two weeks for breaching the order the day after it had been imposed.