Who's been in court lately?

A round-up of court appearances across Tameside over the past weeks.

Tameside magistrates have given Wesley France a suspended jail sentence for a catalogue of crimes.

He pleaded guilty to charged of damaging a car window in Manchester and causing £200 damage, being in possession of a snap bag of cannabis, and assaulting a police officer in the execution of his duty, all on September 9.

He also pleaded guilty to damaging kitchenware in Manchester worth £1,000 on September 17.

Then he pleaded guilty to damaging a front door at a Manchester property and causing £300 damage on October 10.

The court heard that   the 30-year-old had an appalling record for violence and assaults.

He was given a 24 weeks prison term, suspended for two years and was ordered to pay a total of £275 compensation and a £128 victim surcharge.

Magistrates ordered the cannabis be forfeited and destroyed.

His address was given as Dean Road, Gorton.

 

Tameside magistrates have banned Michal Pavlicko for 18 months for failing to provide a specimen of breath when suspected of having committed a driving offence.

Appearing before the court he admitted the charge which had happened on September 30 in Ashton.

The 42-year-old was given a 12 weeks curfew order, meaning he must remain at his Ashton Old Road address in Manchester from the hours of 8pm and 6am each day.

He was ordered to pay £85 court costs and a £95 victim surcharge.

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

 

Carrying an offensive weapon in public and being threatening and abusive landed Jimmy Cockroft before Tameside magistrates.

The 36-year-old, of Rowley Street, Ashton, admitted the offences after being found with a golf club on Gorsey Lane in Ashton on May 21 this year and threatening another individual.

The court gave him a community order and instructed him to pay £85 court costs and a £95 victim surcharge. Magistrates ordered the golf club be confiscated and destroyed.

 

Andrew Lee, 26, of Hawthorn Street, Audenshaw, has been ordered to carry out 200 hours unpaid work for motoring offences by Tameside magistrates.

He pleaded guilty to charges of driving without due care and attention, failing to stop and causing damage to another vehicle due to an accident. The incidents had happened on Park Parade in Ashton on December 6 last year.

He was ordered to pay £85 court costs and a £95 victim surcharge and his driving licence was endorsed with nine penalty points.

 

Driving along King Street in Dukinfield while over the drink drive limit has cost Daniel Cleasby his licence for 18 months.

The 30-year-old admitted the offence which had happened on September 27 after being found to have 65 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35.

Appearing at Tameside magistrates he was fined £300, plus ordered to pay £85 court costs and a £60 victim surcharge.

He was fined a further £300 for not having any insurance.

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

His address was given as Buckfast Road, Middleton.

 

A 13-year-old has been referred to a youth offenders’ panel for nine months for the theft of a mobile phone and necklace from an individual in Tameside.

The youth admitted the offence, which had happened on February 28 this year.

Tameside Youth Court ordered £100 compensation be paid for the charge, which the youth’s parent/guardian must pay.

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