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By Herald Express  |  Posted: November 18, 2011

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MAGISTRATES' COURT REGISTER Friday, November 4

Mark MCKEOWN, Rock Road, Torquay. Age: 21. On 16/10/2011 at Torquay used towards another threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour with intent. Remanded on unconditional bail until 18/11/2011.

Patrick HIGGINGS, Gothic Road, Newton Abbot. Age: 50. On 28/07/2011 at Newton Abbot had possession 96.81g of cannabis a controlled drug of class B with intent to supply. Plea: Guilty. Fined £325. Victim surcharge of £15. Costs of £85.

Tommy ROBERTS, Plymouth Road, Buckfastleigh. Age: 20. On 01/05/2011 at Torquay assaulted a male by beating. Plea: Not Guilty. Remanded on unconditional bail until 23/02/2012.

Dean Martin CORBETT, Ramshill Road, Paignton, Age: 28. On 30/09/2011 at Paignton assaulted a female by beating. Plea: Plea changed to Guilty, previous plea Not Guilty. Remanded on bail until 07/12/2011.

Emma Louise JONES, Lyndhurst, Kingskerswell, Newton Abbot, Age: 32. Between 23/07/2009 and 20/03/2010 at not known, being an undischarged bankrupt, took part in or were concerned in the promotion, formation or management of a company, namely Red Kite Ethical Debt Solutions, without the leave of the court. Plea: Guilty. On 30/11/2009 at not known committed fraud by false representation, namely made a representation to another which you knew was or might be untrue or misleading intending to make a gain namely another would have exclusive rights to deal with a quantity of payment protection insurance cases if he purchased them from, for Red Kite Ethical Debt Solutions LLP. Plea: Plea changed to Guilty, previous plea Not Guilty. Plus four related charges. Committed to Exeter Crown Court for sentence on 28/11/2011.

Dion William RICKETTS, Bitton Park Road, Teignmouth. Age: 29. Between 02/08/2010 and 03/12/2010 at Torquay, failed to promptly notify the Department for Work and Pensions in the prescribed manner of a change circumstances, namely that he was working. Plea: Guilty. Fined £134. Costs of £100. Victim surcharge of £15.

James Gordon NOON, c/o The Yacht, Victoria Parade, Torquay, Age: 58. Breach community order made by South Devon Magistrates' Court on 09/03/2011. Plea: Admits. Order to continue. Additional 10 hours unpaid work. Costs of £50.

Patsy CHENEY, Arundell Place, Loddiswell, Kingsbridge. Age: 45. Between 27/06/2009 and 04/07/2009 at Kingsbridge, being a trader engaged in a commercial practice, namely that a horse named Cascade was sold described as 'born 1.5.98' which was false information as to the specification of the horse which was an 'Aged Horse' over the age of 18 years which caused buyer to make a transactional decision to purchase the horse which she would not have otherwise made, which was unfair. Plus eight related charges. Mode of Trial: Court directs trial by jury. Committed for trial to Plymouth Crown Court on 06/01/2012.

Bryan William RENDLE, Lower Rake Farm, Loddiswell, Kingsbridge, Age: 70. Between 27/06/2009 and 04/07/2009 at Kingsbridge being a trader engaged in a commercial practice, namely that a horse named Cascade was sold unfairly. plus nine related charges. Mode of Trial: Court directs trial by jury. Committed for trial to Plymouth Crown Court on 06/01/2012.

Saturday, November 5

Ben John Francis FONE, NFA, Age: 23. On 19/09/2011 at Torquay having entered as a trespasser a dwelling in Avenue Road stole a laptop to the value of £500. Plea: Not Guilty. Remanded in custody until 08/11/2011.

Monday, November 7

Faye Louise LACEY, Upton Road, Torquay, Age: 29. On 14/10/2011 at Torquay assaulted a female by beating. Plea: Not Guilty. Remanded on bail until 14/11/2011.

Matthew David Graham SMITH, Abbey Road, Torquay, Age: 20. Failed without reasonable excuse to comply with a community requirement of a suspended sentence order made by South Devon Magistrates' Court on 23/09/2011. Plea: Admits. Original offence: On 07/06/2011 at Torquay jointly stole cosmetics to the value of £65.30, belonging to Wilkinson. Suspended sentence of detention of 60 days suspended for 12 months implemented. Overall length of sentence 60 days.

Mark TUCKER, Ebrington Street, Kingsbridge, Age: 33. On 07/10/2011 at Torquay used towards a PCSO threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour with intent. Plea: Guilty. Remanded on unconditional bail until 18/11/2011.

John Robert GIBBS, Coles Cross, East Allington, Totnes. Age: 62. On 27/10/2011 at East Allington, Kingsbridge assaulted female by beating. Plea: Not Guilty. Remanded on unconditional bail until 15/11/2011.

Roger Thomas HARE, Rew Road, Ashburton, Newton Abbot, Age: 47. On 27/10/2011 at Ashburton assaulted a female by beating. Plea: Not Guilty. Remanded on unconditional bail until 14/11/2011.

Rachel Donna MOLE, Manor Road, Newton Abbot. Age: 39. On 31/05/2011 at Torquay pursued a course of conduct which amounted to harassment. Plea: Not Guilty. Remanded on conditional bail until 30/11/2011.

Simeon Charles Lloyd FRANCIS, Tor Hill Road, Torquay, Age: 27. On 13/10/2011 at Torquay without the consent of the owner, or other lawful authority, took a conveyance, namely a silver Mercedes. Remanded in custody until 08/11/2011.

David Robert HANCOX, Washington Close, Paignton. Age: 29. On 25/04/2011 at Brixham assaulted a female by beating. Plea: Not Guilty. Verdict: Found Guilty. Community order. Restraining order. Costs of £250.

Michael Lawrence JONES, Vansittart Road, Torquay. Age: 21. On 26/09/2011 at Torquay assaulted a male by beating. Plea: Guilty. Remanded on unconditional bail until 15/11/2011.

Paul LOWE, Roundham Road, Paignton. Age: 47. On 06/06/2011 at Paignton assaulted a female by beating. Plea: Not Guilty. Adjourned to 14/11/2011.

Matthew MCLAURIN, Tor Park Road, Torquay. Age: 26. On 22/08/2011 at Torquay assaulted male by beating. Plea: Guilty. Community order. Unpaid work for 50 hours. Costs of £85.

Daniel Peter Anthony Michael MIDDLETON, Seaton Road, Colyford. Age: 33. Between 07/04/2010 and 10/04/2010 at Paignton assaulted female causing her actual bodily harm. Plea: Plea changed to Guilty, previous plea Not Guilty. Mode of Trial: Defendant Elects Summary Trial. Committed to prison for 90 days suspended for one year. Unpaid work for 80 hours. Restraining order. Compensation of £500. Costs of £250.

Ian Leslie SMITH, Walnut Road, Torquay. Age: 30. On 10/06/2011 at Torquay jointly with another assaulted a male by beating him. Plea: Guilty. On 10/06/2011 at Torquay had without good reason or lawful authority, in a public place namely Castle Road an article which had a blade or was sharply pointed. Plea: Guilty.

Tracey Marie TURTON, St Marychurch Road, Torquay. Age: 32. On 10/06/2011 at Torquay jointly with Ian Smith assaulted a male by beating him.

Tuesday, November 8

Justin Richard COLEY, Fourth Avenue, Teignmouth. Age: 39. On 10/07/2011 at Teignmouth unlawfully and maliciously wounded a male. Mode of Trial: Court directs trial by jury. Remanded on unconditional bail until 06/01/2012.

Lewis Noel JOHNSON, Cockhaven Road, Bishopsteignton. Age: 24. On 06/09/2011 at Kingsteignton had possession of 11.55g of cannabis a controlled drug of class B. Plea: Guilty. Fined £100. Pay victim surcharge of £15. Costs of £42.50.

Joe Nelson LEGGETT, Lyndale Road, Kingsteignton, Newton Abbot. Age: 23. On 28/09/2011 at Rydon Road, Kingsteignton had possession of 4.25g of cannabis a controlled drug of class B. Plea: Guilty. Fined £83. Victim surcharge of £15. Costs of £42.50.

Kim Christine SWIFT, Dawlish Road, Teignmouth, Age: 26. Between 20/08/2011 and 23/08/2011 at Teignmouth committed fraud by false representation. Offered a Blackberry mobile phone for sale that did not exist intending to make a gain of£90. On 17/08/2011 at Teignmouth fraud by false representation. Offered a Blackberry mobile phone for sale that did not exist intending to make a gain of £140. Pleas: Guilty. Discharged conditionally for 12 months. Compensation of £230.

James Michael HORRILL, New Park Road, Lee Mill Bridge, Ivybridge. Age: 21. Between 22/10/2011 and 24/10/2011 at New Park Road jointly stole boxed toy cars. Plea: Guilty. Remanded on unconditional bail until 30/11/2011.

Sean MACGREGOR, Eyores Cottage, Embridge, Dartmouth. Age: 35. On 24/10/2011 at Dartmouth had possession of a quantity of herbal cannabis, a controlled drug of class B. Plea: Guilty. Fined £67. Victim surcharge of £15. Costs of £40.

Craig John LOCKYER, Conygre Green, Timsbury, Bath. Age: 25. On 22/10/2011 at Dawlish Warren assaulted a male occasioning him actual bodily harm. Mode of Trial: Court directs trial by jury. Remanded on bail until 06/01/2012.

William NORTHCOTT, Alpine Road, Torquay. Age: 29. On 31/08/2011 at Torquay possession 1.95g of cannabis, a controlled drug of class B. Plea: Guilty. Discharged conditionally for six months. Costs of £85.

Karen TRANT, Westonfields, Totnes. Age: 49. On 30/09/2011 at Westonfields had possession of 0.9g of cannabis, a controlled drug of class B. Plea: Guilty. Discharged conditionally for nine months. Costs of £85.

Liam WEBB, Pool Weir, Stokeinteignhead, Newton Abbot. Age: 23. On 22/10/2011 at Newton Abbot in a public place namely Torquay Road, were guilty, while drunk, of disorderly behaviour. Plea: Guilty. Fined £20. Victim surcharge of £15. Costs of £40.

Peter CLEMENT, Simon Mead Avenue, Ashford. Age: 48. On 07/11/2011 at Teignmouth in a public place namely Teignmouth railway platform were guilty while drunk of disorderly behaviour. Plea: Guilty. Fined £50. Victim surcharge of £15. Detention deemed served.

Ben John Francis FONE, NFA, Age: 23. On 19/09/2011 at Torquay entered as a trespasser stole a laptop. Plea: Not Guilty. Mode of Trial: Defendant Elects Summary Trial. Remanded in custody until 16/11/2011.

Ivan Roy BEACH, Godwell Lane, Ivybridge, Age: 49. On 28/07/2011 at Ivybridge were the owner of a dog which was dangerously out of control in a public place, namely Filham Park. Plea: Not Guilty. Adjourned to 26/01/2012.

Jonathan PEPLOW, Burton Street, Brixham. Age: 48. On 13/08/2011 at Brixham had without good reason or lawful authority in a public place Burton Street an article which had a blade or was sharply pointed, namely a black handled kitchen knife. Plea: Plea changed to Guilty, previous plea Not Guilty. Mode of Trial: Defendant Elects Summary Trial. Fined £135. Fined £35. Victim surcharge of £15. Costs of £85.

TORBAY COUNCIL, Town Hall. Appeal against a decision of the Torbay Council licensing authority relating to The Old Brewery on an application for a review of a premises licence. By consent between both parties conditions to be attached to premises licence. Summary of conditions: 1. Sean Martin shall be removed as the designated premises supervisor. 2 Staff check the exterior of the premises at least every 30 minutes for noise. 3. No drinks shall be taken or consumed outside after 7pm. 4. Beer garden shall be cleared and locked by 7pm. 5. No tables or chairs placed outside except in the beer garden. 6. A sound insulation scheme to minimise noise. 7. After 7 pm customers may not smoke outside. 8. Signage to keep noise to a minimum. 9. Amplified music routed through a sound limitation device.10. All doors and windows are to be kept closed when music is playing.11. No music shall be played outside. 12. Noise from the premises shall not amount to a nuisance.13. Departing patrons do not cause a nuisance to neighbouring residents.14. Notices reminding patrons to keep noise to a minimum.

Wednesday, November 9

Ayden BOOT, Shirburn Road, Torquay, Age: 22. On 14/04/2011 at Newton Abbot without lawful excuse damaged A door to the value of £100. Plea: Guilty. Compensation of £100. Costs of £85. On 14/04/2011 at Newton Abbot assaulted a female by beating her. Plea: Not Guilty. Verdict: Found Not Guilty. Restraining order. On 14/04/2011 at Newton Abbot assaulted a female by beating. Plea: Not Guilty. Verdict: Found Not Guilty. Restraining order.

Vinny John RYCROFT, Creek Road, Dartmouth. Age: 19. On 12/03/2011 at Totnes assaulted a male by beating. Plea: Not Guilty. Remanded on unconditional bail until 13/02/2012.

James Andrew BATTY, Burton Villa Close, Brixham. Age: 21. On 06/11/2011 at Torquay without lawful excuse damaged eight windows to the value of £100. Plea: Guilty. Remanded on bail until 30/11/2011.

Terry BIRCHILL, Park Road, Torquay, Age: 42. On 07/11/2011 at Torquay assaulted a female by beating. On 07/11/2011 at Torquay assaulted a male thereby occasioning him, actual bodily harm. On 07/11/2011 at Torquay without lawful authority or reasonable excuse, had with you in a public place, namely Torwood Gardens Road, an offensive weapon, namely a hammer. Mode of Trial: Court directs trial by jury Remanded in custody until 15/11/2011.

Richard Simon CAVANA, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Age: 38. On 10/10/2011 at Paignton possession of 9.15g of amphetamine, a controlled drug of class B. Plea: Indicated plea of Guilty. Fined £65. Victim surcharge of £15. On 10/10/2011 at Paignton possession of 4.75g of cannabis, a controlled drug of class B. Plea: Guilty. Fined £65.

Kelsey Ann WRIGHT, Third Avenue, Teignmouth. Age: 23. On 30/04/2011 at Teignmouth assaulted a male by beating. Plea: Not Guilty. Remanded on unconditional bail until 18/01/2012.

Simeon Charles Lloyd FRANCIS, Tor Hill Road, ,Torquay. Age: 27. On 13/10/2011 at Torquay took a conveyance, namely a silver Mercedes. Plea: Not Guilty. Remanded in custody until 15/11/2011.

Thursday, November 10

Suzanna Marie WALSH, Pembroke Road, Torquay, Age: 32. On 13/05/2011 at Torquay assaulted PC in the execution of his duty. Plea: Plea changed to Guilty, previous plea Not Guilty. Remanded on unconditional bail until 02/12/2011.

Leonard CHOAK, Derrell Road, Paignton. Age: 24. On 02/09/2011 at Torquay assaulted a female by beating. Plea: Not Guilty. Remanded on bail until 28/11/2011.

Pippa BRINE, Rock Road, Torquay. Age: 35. On 25/10/2011 at Torquay stole a rabbit, to the value of £29.95, belonging to The Ark Pet Shop. Warrant for arrest without bail.

Steven Peter FRENCH, Oldway, Chudleigh, Newton Abbot. Age: 26. On 24/10/2011 at Torquay jointly without lawful excuse, damaged Lighting and dry risers to the value of £460 belonging to Fleet Walk shopping centre. Remanded on unconditional bail until 18/11/2011.

Oliver Anthony GOOD, Elmsleigh Road, Paignton. Age: 20. On 24/10/2011 at Torquay jointly with Steven French damaged light fittings and dry risers to the value of £460. Plea: Guilty. Remanded on unconditional bail until 07/12/2011.

David Thomas HODGSON,Teignmouth Road, Torquay. Age: 29. On 23/02/2011 at Torquay acquired, used or had possession of criminal property, namely £1,055 cash. Mode of Trial: Court directs trial by jury. Remanded on unconditional bail until 04/01/2012. Plus 20 related charges.

Ryan Anthony HOLDFORD, Rousdown Road, Torquay. Age: 22. Between 13/04/2011 and 16/04/2011 at Torquay, being a person aged 18 or over intentionally touched a girl not reasonably believing she was 16 or over, the touching being sexual. Sent for trial to Exeter Crown Court on 22/11/2011.

Stephen MILNER, Newton Road, Torquay. Age: 42. On 24/10/2011 at Torquay jointly damaged lighting and dry risers to the value of £460. Plea: Guilty. Remanded on unconditional bail until 07/12/2011.

James WYATT, Falcon Park, Totnes Road, Paignton. Age: 72. On 23/10/2011 at Paignton assaulted a male by beating. Plea: Guilty. Discharged conditionally for 12 months. Compensation of £50. Costs of £85.

CROWN COURT REGISTER Wednesday, November 9

David LARCOMBE, St Margaret's Road, Torquay. Age: 37. In St Marychurch Road, Torquay, burglary of a dwelling to the value of £6,000. 24 other cases to be considered in which £13,000 of goods stolen. Plea: Guilty. Sentence: Two years and eight months.

Monday, November 14

Jason COLLINS, New Street, Paignton. Age: 39. In Paignton in June caused actual bodily harm to a female. Plea: Guilty. Sentence: Jailed for 18 months. Restraining order.

Tuesday, November 15

Gregory GOULD, Parkham Road, Brixham. Age: 28. At Bakers Hill, Brixham, attempted grievous bodily harm with intent on PC Chris Moore and affray. Plea: Guilty. Sentence: Sent to secure ward at the Butler Clinic in Dawlish indefinitely.

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