The latest court round-up

These are some of the recent cases heard by Tameside Magistrates' Court.

 

Ryan Fox, 32, of Archer Street, Mossley, has been given a 16 weeks curfew order by Tameside magistrates.

He faced two charges before the court - stealing £90 of goods from Oldham’s Asda store and being threatening and abusive to another person, also in Oldham. Both offences related to an incident on November 2, 2018.

He had initially denied both charges, but later changed his plea to guilty.

Magistrates handed him the curfew order meaning he must remain at his address between the hours of 7pm and 5am.

The court found the threatening and abusive behaviour charge racially motivated and ordered him to pay £150 compensation.

He must also pay £300 court costs and a victim surcharge of £85.

 

A Droylsden driver who was more than twice over the legal drink drive limit has been banned from the road for almost four years.

Stacey Flynn, 34, of Windsor Road, Droylsden, was stopped on February 23 on Stockport Road in Ashton and found to have 86 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, exceeding the legal limit of 35.

She pleaded guilty to the offence, plus a further charge of driving without due care and attention, and was disqualified from driving for a total of 46 months.

Magistrates fined her £500, plus ordered her to pay £85 court costs and a £50 victim surcharge.

 

Tameside magistrates have banned Emma Rivers from the road for 17 months for drink driving and fined her £120.

The 37-year-old, of Sellars Square, Droylsden, pleaded guilty to the charge after being stopped on Stockport Road, Denton, on November 17 last year.

She was found to have 60 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35.

Magistrates ordered her to pay £85 court costs and a £32 victim surcharge. 

The driving disqualification can be reduced by 17 weeks if a driving course is successfully completed.

 

Tameside magistrates have given Joshua Broadley a six months conditional discharge for being in possession of a quantity of cocaine.

The 21-year-old, of East Avenue, Stalybridge, pleaded guilty to the offence after being found with the class A drug in Huddersfield on October 21 last year.

Magistrates ordered him to pay £85 court costs and a £21 victim surcharge. They also instructed the cocaine be forfeited and destroyed.

 

Tameside magistrates have fined Jonathon Sayers £120 for kicking a cat.

The 38-year-old, of Harbour Farm Road, pleaded guilty to the offence after he was spotted kicking the cat in Pine Close, Audenshaw, on July 2 last year.

The case was brought by the RSPCA, the charge stating that the defendant had subjected the animal to unnecessary violence, resulting in fear and distress.

He was ordered to pay court costs of £400 and a victim surcharge of £32.

However, he was not banned from keeping animals as the court heard it had been a reckless act, not one of neglect.

 

Forty-year-old Darren Taylor has been given a curfew order after assaulting a nurse as she carried out her duties.

The Hyde man, of Moorfield Drive, admitted the charge which happened at Tameside Hospital’s A&E on February 22.

He was given a six weeks curfew order by Tameside magistrates, meaning he must remain at his address between the hours of 7pm and 7am daily for the duration of the curfew. He must also pay £100 compensation.

 

A man who stole a Canada Goose jacket valued at £550 from an individual has been given a curfew order by Tameside magistrates.

The court heard Jack Kiely, 20, of Elizabeth Avenue, Denton, had stolen the jacket on December 14 last year in Ashton. He pleaded guilty to the charge.

Magistrates ordered him to remain at his address for eight weeks between the hours of 7pm and 7am each night. He must pay £560 compensation, and £90 victim surcharge.

 

Anthony Hall admitted driving while disqualified and without insurance when he appeared before Tameside magistrates.

The Oldham man, 32, of Heron Street, committed the offences on February 21 in Oldham. Magistrates gave him an eight weeks curfew order, meaning he must remain at his address between the hours of 7pm and 7am for the duration of the order.

He was banned from the road for six months and must pay a £90 victim surcharge.

 

A 19-year-old has been committed to a young offenders’ institution for four weeks for causing an estimated £700 damage to two vehicles.

Tyler Robinson, of Philip Way, Mottram, admitted causing the damage on August 31 last year in Hattersley.

Tameside magistrates heard threats had been made and a weapon used. He was ordered to pay a total of £350 compensation.

 

Tameside magistrates have handed an Oldham man a 12 weeks prison sentence suspended for 12 months after he was found in possession of cannabis and a pocket knife in William Street, Ashton, on February 19.

Said Sadat, 20, of Tamworth Street, admitted the charges and was given an eight weeks curfew, meaning he must remain at his address between the hours of 7pm and 7am daily for the duration of the order.

He must also pay £85 court costs and a £90 victim surcharge. Magistrates ordered the drugs and knife be confiscated and destroyed.

 

Disqualified driver Mark Crolla was over the drink  drive limit when he was stopped behind the wheel of a BMW on Stamford Street in Ashton.

The 38-year-old, of Manshaw Road, Higher Openshaw, pleaded not guilty to both charges, plus having no insurance cover, all relating to November 25 last year. However, he was found guilty of all the offences by Tameside magistrates.

The court heard he was found to have 68 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35.

He was disqualified from driving for a further three years and ordered to carry out 250 hours unpaid work. He must also pay £300 court costs and a victim surcharge of £90.

 

A driver who was already banned from the road was stopped while driving along Halton Street in Hyde, Tameside magistrates heard.

Scott Kearney, 20, of Valley Road, Hattersley, admitted the offence which had happened last October, plus driving without insurance and taking a vehicle without consent.

The court handed him a 26 weeks curfew, meaning he must remain at his address between 9pm and 9am daily for the duration of the order.

He was also ordered to pay £300 compensation, plus £150 court costs and a £90 victim surcharge and was banned from the road for a further six months.

 

A motorist was more than two times over the drink drive limit when stopped on Oldham Road in Oldham, Tameside magistrates were told.

Jason Green, 49, of Brierley Street, Oldham, pleaded guilty to the charge after being found to have  77 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35.

The offence had happened on February 7 this year.

The court banned him from the road for 18 months, fined him £450, plus ordered him to pay £85 court costs and a £45 victim surcharge.

The driving disqualification can be reduced by 18 weeks if a driving course is completed.

 

A teenager has been given a suspended youth detention sentence for being threatening and abusive towards two police constables.

Steven Seymour, 19, pleaded guilty to the incident which had happened on March 7, when already subject to a further court order which he had failed to comply with.

He was sentenced to six weeks youth custody, suspended for 12 months for blatantly disregarding court orders. 

He must also pay £85 court costs and a victim surcharge of £122. 

His address was given as c/o Knowle Avenue, Ashton.

 

A man who broke into Oldham College with intent to steal has been given a curfew order by Tameside magistrates.

Jordan Needham, 24, of Napier Street East, Oldham, pleaded guilty to entering the college as a trespasser on March 7.

Appearing before the court he was given a six weeks curfew order, meaning he must remain at his address between the hours of 8pm and 7am for the duration of the order.

He must also pay court costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £90.

 

Craig O’Reilly must carry out 200 hours unpaid work, Tameside magistrates have instructed.

The 34-year-old, of Hattersley Road West, pleaded guilty to being in possession of a quantity of cannabis and a pepper spray on a date in December last year.

Magistrates ordered the drugs and spray be confiscated and destroyed, plus instructed £85 court costs and an £85 victim surcharge be paid.

 

• Winston Wood, 68, of Henshaw Street, Oldham, admitted failing to comply with the terms of a notification of requirements and was fined £200 by Tameside magistrates. He must also pay £85 court costs and a £32 victim surcharge.

• Jordan Radcliffe, 24, of Aintree Walk, Chadderton, failed to comply with court orders and was fined £80 by Tameside magistrates, plus ordered to pay £80 court costs. He admitted being in breach of the orders.

• Costel Dacu, 52, of Mossley Road, Ashton, failed to comply with court orders and was fined £40 and ordered to pay £60 court costs by Tameside magistrates. He admitted being in breach of the orders.

• Stephen Simmons, 33, of Valley Road, Hattersley, also admitted being in breach of court orders and was fined £40 and ordered to pay £60 court costs by Tameside magistrates.

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