The following cases have been heard at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court.
Luke Watchorn, aged 20, of Nottingham Road, Ilkeston was committed to detention for 20 weeks, suspended for 12 months for an assault on Lisa Walker. He must also pay a £80 victim surcharge, £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service and a £150 criminal court charge. He pleaded guilty. Colin Rowntree, aged 43, of Meerbrook Place, Ilkeston pleaded guilty to an assault on Jayne Rowntree. He was committed to prison for 16 weeks, suspended for 12 months. He will pay a criminal courts charge of £150, £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service and a £80 victim surcharge.
Edward Casey, aged 30, of Taylor Street, Ilkeston admitting breaching a community order imposed by the court for an offence relating to the welfare of a dog that had arthritis. He was handed a 12 week custodial sentence, suspended for 12 months.
Brett Zabaroni, aged 29, of Whitley Avenue, Ilkeston was jailed for six week for sending a threatening letter to Stuart Lacey, telling him he would have a ‘bullet to the head.’ The offence was felt to be so serious because Zabaroni knew that the victim owed money and the letter would cause distress. He pleaded guilty to the offence. He will pay a criminal courts charge of £180 and a £80 surcharge.
Ziek Simpson, aged 30, of Lime Street, Ilkeston pleaded guilty to two charges of driving while banned. He was jailed for 25 weeks because the offence was deemed to be so serious due to him having nine previous convictions for the same offence . He was banned from driving for three years. He will also pay a criminal courts charge of £150 and £80 victim surcharge. Tristan Elson, aged 22, of Wellington Stret, Long Eaton, faced a number of charges including driving while banned and being in a public place with an offensive weapon. He was handed a 12 week jail term, suspended for 12 months. He will carry out 120 hours unpaid work and must pay £85 to the CPS, criminal courts charge of £180 and a £80 victim surcharge . He was banned from driving for two years. He pleaded guilty.
Drew Baxter, aged 19, of Woodside Crescent, Long Eaton, pleaded guilty to speeding. He drove at 56mph in a 30mph zone. Six points were added to his licence. He was fined £85 and he must pay a £150 criminal court charge, £85 in costs and a £20 surcharge.
Mark Friery, aged 38, of Russell Court, Long Eaton was fined £220 for driving whilst not wearing a seatbelt.The charge was proved in his absence. He will also pay costs of £85 and a £20 victim surcharge.
Adam Turner, aged 24, of Regent Street, Long Eaton, pleaded guilty to driving with no insurance, assaulting a police officer and failing to stop a car when requested to do so by police. He was jailed for four months, suspended for 18 months. He failed previous community orders and breached a conditional discharge.
Wayne Flint, aged 28, of Widdowson Road, Long Eaton, pleaded guilty to drink driving. He had 85 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood. The legal limit is 80. He was fined £400 and banned from driving for a year. Peter Clarke, aged 43, of Smedley Avenue, Sandiacre, pleaded guilty to drink driving. He had 127 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. He was jailed for 12 weeks, suspended for 12 months, banned from driving for 30 months. Ryan Searton, aged 20, of Wren Court, Long Eaton, pleaded guilty to drink driving. He had 40 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35. He was fined £300 and banned from driving for 12 months.