Who's been in court recently?

From a man being found in possession of cannabis to a number of drivers being banned from the road for drink drive offences, we round up some of the recent cases heard by Tameside magistrates.

Here's the latest...

Stay at home order for assault

Ashton man Michael Ellaby has been given a curfew order by Tameside magistrates for an offence of assault.

The 37-year-old, of Corner Street, admitted the charge which had happened on August 29 in the town.

He was given a four weeks curfew order, meaning he must remain at his address between the hours of 7pm and 7am each day for the duration of the order.

He was also issued with a restraining order, banning him from any contact with the complainant, and must pay £85 court costs and a victim surcharge of £95.

In possession of cannabis

Karl West, 37, of Astley Terrace, Dukinfield, has been fined £133 by Tameside magistrates after being found in possession of a quantity of cannabis.

He admitted the offence, discovered on June 19 this year, and was also ordered to pay £85 court costs and a £34 victim surcharge.

Magistrates ordered the cannabis be forfeited and destroyed.

Too threatening with damages

Damaging a wooden gate belonging to New Charter Housing and being threatening and abusive landed Shaun Jenner before Tameside magistrates.

The 37-year-old Ashton man, of Pot Hill, admitted both offences which had happened in the town on June 10.

Magistrates ordered him to pay £150 compensation, fined him £40, plus ordered him to pay a £95 victim surcharge.

Out of order

Kelly Davies, 39, of Ashton Road, Denton, admitted breaching court orders and must pay £60 court costs for the offence, Tameside magistrates have instructed.

Tameside magistrates have also ordered Anthony Simpson, 21, of Peel Terrace, Dukinfield, to pay £60 court costs for failing to comply with previous court orders. He admitted being in breach of the orders.

Parents facing fines

A Tameside parent has been fined £120 by the borough’s magistrates for failing to ensure their child regularly attended school.

They were also instructed to pay court costs of £60 and a victim surcharge of a further £32.

A number of other parents were also fined up to £60 for similar offences.

Drivers banned from the road for drink drive offences

Tameside magistrates have banned Sean Doheny from the road for just over three years.

The 36-year-old, of Manchester Road, Mossley, pleaded guilty to being over the drink drive limit on March 18 this year and having no insurance.

But he also admitted a further charge of being over the drug drive limit on August 31.

Magistrates heard he was stopped on Warrington Street in March and found to have 49 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath - the legal limit is 35.

He was disqualified from driving for 38 months, fined £120 and ordered to pay £85 court costs and a £32 victim surcharge.

The driving disqualification can be reduced by 38 weeks if a course is satisfactorily completed.

For the later drug driving offence, which had happened in Lancaster, he was also banned from the road for 12 months, fined £120 and ordered to pay a further £85 court costs.

 

Motorist Gayle McCormick was more than three times over the legal drink drive limit when stopped, Tameside magistrates heard.

The court was told she was driving in Oldham on May 18 this year when she was found to have 109 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath - the legal limit being 35.

She was ordered to carry out 100 hours unpaid work and was banned from driving for 23 months.

The 52-year-old, of Grotton Hollow, Grotton, pleaded guilty to the offence.

The driving disqualification can be reduced by 23 weeks if a driving course is successfully completed.

 

Carla Cope has been banned from the road for 12 months for an offence of drink driving.

Tameside magistrates heard she had 52 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath when stopped on Mill Street, Ashton, on April 13. 

The legal limit is 35.

She pleaded guilty and was fined £120 plus ordered to pay £85 court costs and a victim surcharge of £32.

The 28-year-old’s address was given as Edale Grove, Ashton.

The driving disqualification can be reduced by three months if a course is successfully completed.

 

Motoring through Droylsden over the drink drive limit has cost a driver her licence for one year.

Michelle Udall, 36, of Northfield Road in New Moston was stopped on June 18 on Barmouth Walk and found to have 49 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35.

She admitted the charge and was fined £346 plus ordered to pay costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £35.

The driving disqualification can be reduced by three months if a course is successfully completed.

 

A woman was found to be more than two times over the drink drive limit when stopped on June 6 on Astley Street in Dukinfield.

Lidia Dasilva, 28, of Providence Street, Audenshaw, pleaded guilty to the offence after being found to have 83 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35.

Tameside magistrates fined her £240 for the offence, plus ordered her to pay court costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £34.

She was banned from the road for 21 months, although the disqualification can be reduced by 21 weeks if a driving course is successfully completed.

 

James McGrory was fined £400 by Tameside magistrates for being over the drink drive limit.

The 35-year-old, of Boyds Walk, Dukinfield, admitted the offence which had happened on May 30 along Oxford Street in Stalybridge.

He was found to have 60 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, exceeding the legal limit of 35.

Magistrates banned him from the road for 17 months, although the ban can be reduced by 17 weeks if a course is successfully completed.

He must also pay £85 court costs and a £40 victim surcharge.

 

An Ashton man has been fined £500 and banned from the road for 17 months for an offence of drink driving.

Louis Gorton, 24, of Beverley Close, admitted the offence after being stopped on Katherine Street in the town on August 22 after being found to have 62 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath - being over the legal limit of 35.

He must also pay £85 court costs and a £50 victim surcharge.

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

 

Tameside magistrates have banned Alex Walkden from the road for being over the drink drive limit.

The 21-year-old was stopped on Moss Way, Ashton, and found to have 57 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35.

The court disqualified him from driving for 12 months, fined him £120 plus ordered him to pay £85 court costs and a £34 victim surcharge.

The driving ban can be reduced by three months if a course is successfully completed.

His address was given as Simkin Way, Oldham.

 

Failing to provide a specimen of breath when suspected of having committed a driving offence has cost Veri Dajko his licence for 12 months.

The Denton man, of Town Lane, admitted the offence which had happened on September 3.

The 56-year-old, was fined £150 by Tameside magistrates, plus ordered to pay £85 court costs and a £34 victim surcharge.

The driving disqualification can be reduced by 12 weeks if a course is successfully completed.

Weather

  • Sat

    13°C

  • Sun

    15°C

  • Mon

    9°C

  • Tue

    8°C

  • Wed

    8°C