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By This is SouthDevon  |  Posted: October 11, 2012

Scales of Justice

MAGISTRATES’ COURT REGISTER Thursday, September 27, 2012

Thomas Roger WILLIAMS, Esplanade Road, Paignton. Age: 28. On 27/10/2011 at Torquay used towards a male threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour with intent. Plea: Not Guilty. Verdict: Found Guilty. On 10/12/2011 at Torquay used towards another male threatening words with intent plus on different dates two counts of criminal damage, two counts of assault by beating, and conveying a message with a threat. Pleas changed to Guilty. Community order made. Be under a curfew for 6 months. Compensation of £75. Costs of £75.

Robert WOOD, Middle Warberry Road, Torquay. Age: 28. On 12/09/2012 at Torquay used or threatened unlawful violence towards other persons. Plea: Guilty. Committed to Exeter Crown Court for sentence on 25/10/2012. Conditional bail.

David John BECKETT, Snowberry Close, Torquay. Age: 26. On 08/09/2012 at Torquay together with another dishonestly undertook or assisted in the retention, removal, disposal or realisation of stolen goods, namely A GT Agressor 3.0 mountain bike, to the value of £229. Plea: Guilty. Community order made. Carry out unpaid work for 50 hours within the next 12 months. Costs of £50.

Richard BLACKMORE, Kingsway, Teignmouth. Age: 39. On 17/07/2011 at Dawlish jointly with others, stole cash of a value unknown belonging to Harrison Amusements. Plea changed to Guilty. Fined £100. Victim surcharge of £15. Costs of £85.

Stephen Leslie DALE, Kents Road, Torquay. Age: 46. On 17/07/2011 at Teignmouth jointly with others, stole £162 cash belonging to Casino Slots. On 26/04/2012 at Torquay attempted to steal cash of a value unknown belonging to Golden Palms Amusements, Cary Parade. Plea changed to Guilty. Committed to prison for 70 days suspended for 18 months. Reason for custody: primary offender in a group, planned offences and substantial history of similar offences.

Andrew Lester PATTEN, Teignmouth Road, Torquay. Age: 42. On 17/07/2011 at Teignmouth jointly stole £162 cash belonging to Casino Slots. Plea: Not Guilty. Dismissed (no evidence offered). On 17/07/2011 at Dawlish jointly stole cash from Harrison Amusements. Plea: Not Guilty. Dismissed (no evidence offered).

Steven CLEMENTS, St Marychurch, Torquay. Age: 34. On 12/09/2012 at Torquay stole household items, to the value of £170 belonging to Sainsbury’s. Plea: Guilty. Fined £70. Victim surcharge of £15. Costs of £85.

David William Gordon LUND, Pendennis Road, Torquay. Age: 28. On 08/09/2012 at Torquay together with David BECKETT, dishonestly undertook or assisted in the retention, removal, disposal or realisation of stolen goods, namely a GT Agressor 3.0 mountain bike. Remanded on unconditional bail until 09/10/2012.

Friday, September 28

Bernard CASEY, NFA. Age: 47. On 27/09/2012 at Torquay stole four cans of Special Brew lager to the value of £7.09 belonging to Tesco Metro. Plea: Guilty. Fined £70. Victim surcharge of £15. Costs of £40.

Steven CLEMENTS, St Marychurch, Age: 34. On 27/09/2012 at Torquay stole a 3 litre box of Gallo family vineyards, white Grenache wine, to the value of £19.75, belonging to Tesco Metro, Lymington Road. Plea: Guilty. Fined £90. Victim surcharge of £15. Costs of £85.

Ryan GALLAGHER, Bronshill Road, Torquay. Age: 40. On 24/08/2012 at Torquay had possession of 0.35g of diamorphine a controlled drug of class A. Plus possession of 0.7g of amphetamine, a controlled drug of class B. Plea: Guilty. Committed to prison for 5 days. Because Persistent offender and offending during period of licence.

Michael SQUIRE, Whiteley Avenue, Totnes. Age: 40. On 21/06/2012 at Totnes pursued a course of conduct which amounted to the harassment of a female. Remanded on unconditional bail until 26/10/2012.

Matthew Alan LOCK, Coronation Road, Newton Abbot. Age: 33. On 15/07/2012 at Newton Abbot used towards another threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour with intent. Also theft of four cans of Special Brew, criminal damage, assault by beating. Plea: Guilty. Community order. Participate in alcohol specified activity for 14 days. Compensation of £59.56. Pay costs of £85.

James Douglas ATKINS, Belmont Road, Torquay. Age: 29. Between 01/03/2012 and 07/04/2012 at Torquay produced a quantity of cannabis, a controlled drug of class B. Committed for trial to Exeter Crown Court on 23/11/2012.

Leon GARBUTT, Brixham Road, Paignton. Age: 27. Between 28/04/2012 and 21/05/2012 at Torquay were concerned in the making of an offer to supply a quantity of cannabis, a controlled drug of class B to another. Committed for trial to Exeter Crown Court on 23/11/2012.

Lee John BRIDGE, Lichfield Avenue, Torquay. Age: 31. On 03/09/2012 at Exmouth assaulted a female by beating her. Plea: Not Guilty. Remanded on conditional bail until 20/12/2012 for the trial.

Stephen Robert HIBBERD, Borough Park Road, Paignton. Age: 19. On 04/09/2012 at Torquay jointly with another stole Skullcandy Aviator Headphones, to the value of £149.99, belonging to HMV. Plea: Guilty. Breached community order and conditional discharge. Community order. Carry out unpaid work for 80 hours.

Hayley ILES, Braeside Road, Torquay. Age: 32. On 20/07/2012 at Torquay assaulted a female by beating her. Plea: Guilty. Community order made. Drug Rehabilitation Requirement. Compensation of £50. Costs of £40.

Ben Mark BRAMALL, c/o Cypress Close, Torquay. Age: 22. Breach a community order. Plea: Admits. Community order. Carry out unpaid work for 10 hours consecutive to 200 hours made by North and East Devon Magistrates’ Court on 25 June 2012. Costs of £50.

Jude Patrick MEDCALF, Torquay Road, Kingskerswell. Age: 22. Breach of community order. Plea: Admits. Community order varied. Costs of £50.

Saturday, September 29

Peter MAYSON, Union Street, Torquay. Age: 40. On 28/09/2012 at Torquay had possession of approximately 2.8 kilos of amphetamine, a controlled drug of class B with intent to supply. Plea: Guilty. On 28/09/2012 at Torquay had possession of approximately 126g of cannabis a controlled drug of class B with intent to supply. Plea: Guilty. Committed to Exeter Crown Court for sentence on 25/10/2012. Conditional bail.

Martin ROGERS, Union Street, Torquay. Age: 35. On 28/09/2012 at Torquay had possession of approximately 2.80 kilos of amphetamine, a controlled drug of class B with intent to supply. Plea: Guilty. Committed to Exeter Crown Court for sentence on 25/10/2012. Conditional bail.

John TREE, Smallcombe Road, Paignton. Age: 22. On 27/09/2012 at Torquay used towards two females threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour with intent. Plea: Guilty. Committed to prison for 42 days. Because threats to stab two female probation officers in a probation meeting — previous history public order offences.

Monday, October 1

Ricky CAVANA, Broadpark Road, Livermead, Torquay. Age: 39. On 29/09/2012 at Torquay, had possession of 13.8g of diamorphine a controlled drug of class A. Plea: Guilty. Committed to Exeter Crown Court for sentence on 04/10/2012.

Jacob GOODING, Teignmouth Road, Torquay. Age: 25. On 11/05/2012 at Paignton assaulted a constable in the execution of his duty. Plea: Plea changed to Guilty. Remanded on conditional bail until 17/10/2012.

Roy Sidney DART, Devondale Court, Dawlish Warren. Age: 27. On 23/08/2012 at Dawlish assaulted a female by beating her. Plea: Not Guilty. Remanded on bail until 20/11/2012 for the trial.

Joseph Laurence MAYHEW, Lime Avenue, Torquay. Age: 21.On 18/09/2012 at Torquay and 16/09.2012 assaulted female by beating. Plea: Guilty. Remanded on bail until 29/10/2012 for a pre-sentence report.

Johnathon James WHITE, Winner Street, Paignton. Age: 29. Between 01/09/2012 and 16/09/2012 at Paignton stole cash, to the value of £1,500. Plea: Guilty. Community order made. Participate in alcohol specified for 10 days. Compensation of £1,500.

Matthew George THOMPSON, Briary Lane, Torquay. Age: 22. On 26/08/2012 at Torquay without lawful excuse, damaged Mini convertible. Plea changed to Guilty. Remanded on bail until 29/10/2012.

Joseph Henry MURPHY, Sandringham Road, Newton Abbot. Age: 32. On 30/08/2012 at Brixham assaulted a female by beating her. Plea: Guilty. Remanded on bail until 29/10/2012 for a pre-sentence report.

David Alan John PALMER-SMITH, Pendennis Road, Torquay. Age: 34. On 08/09/2012 at Torquay stole a pedal cycle to the value of £229. Plea: Guilty. Between 05/09/2012 and 08/09/2012 at Torquay having entered as a trespasser a building, namely B.H.H Chartered Architects stole a Dell Vistro computer base station to the value of £500. Plea: Guilty. Seven other offences admitted and taken into considerationCommitted to prison for 22 weeks. Because offence at night — forced entry, damage caused, planned offence; character and antecedents.

Adam STOCKTON, Queen Street, Torquay. Age: 31. On 23/08/2012 at Torquay assaulted a female by beating her. Plea: Guilty. Community order made. Unpaid work.

Paul Clint WELLS, Bampfylde Road, Torquay. Age: 35. On 07/07/2012 at Dartmouth, stole bottles of liquor and clothing to the value of £270.86. Plea: Guilty. Remanded on unconditional bail until 31/10/2012 for a pre-sentence report.

David Drury PALK, Hamlyns Way, Buckfastleigh, Age: 57. On 23/07/2012 at Buckfastleigh eight counts of breaching a restraining order. Plea: Not Guilty. Remanded on unconditional bail until 02/01/2013 for the trial.

Darren FLANNIGAN, Ebinezer Road, Paignton. Age: 41. On 04/09/2012 at Torquay assaulted a female by beating her. Plea: Guilty. Community order made. Costs of £85.

Raymond Stephen WARD, Newton Road, Torquay. Age: 47. On 08/03/2012 at Torquay without reasonable excuse sent a message to a female via Facebook while prohibited from doing by a restraining order. Also sent a text. Plea: Guilty. Community order made. Carry out unpaid work for 160 hours.

Katie Marie BELL, New Park Road, Paignton. Age: 22. On 19/01/2012 at Paignton assaulted a constable in the execution of her duty. Plea changed to Guilty. Remanded on unconditional bail until 24/10/2012.

Tuesday, October 2

Jamie Mark EDWARDS, Beacon View, Bittaford, Ivybridge. Age: 20. On 22/07/2012 at Totnes assaulted two males by beating. Plea: Not Guilty. Remanded on bail until 13/12/2012 for the trial.

Michael HARD, Manor Road, Paignton. Age: 18. On 14/08/2012 at Newton Abbot assaulted a male by beating him. Plea: Guilty. Remanded on unconditional bail until 20/12/2012.

Mark JACKSON, Bitton Park Road, Teignmouth. Age: 33. On 13/09/2012 at Teignmouth were concerned in the production of five plants of cannabis, a controlled drug of class B; had possession of 46.45 grams of cannabis, a controlled drug of class B; had possession of 2.85 grams of amphetamine, a controlled drug of class B. Plea: Guilty. Fined £160. Costs of £45. Victim surcharge of £15.

Richard Patrick MOSS, NFA. Age: 23. On 15/09/2012 at Kingsbridge assaulted a constable in the execution of his duty. Warrant for arrest without bail.

Daniel TROTT, Twickenham Road, Newton Abbot. Age: 29. On 21/07/2012 at Market Street, Newton Abbot, were guilty, while drunk, of disorderly behaviour. Plea: Guilty. Remanded on unconditional bail until 09/10/2012.

Alder WILLIS, Milsted Court, North Walbottle, Newcastle upon Tyne. Age: 49. On 19/05/2012 at Totnes jointly having entered as a trespasser Totnes Tourist Information Centre, stole therein a quantity of vintage cameras and cash. Remanded on unconditional bail until 30/11/2012 for committal.

Clarissa Emma JOYCE, c/o Second Avenue, Teignmouth. Age: 29. On 17/09/2012 at Teignmouth in a public place, namely Wellington Street, were guilty, while drunk, of disorderly behaviour. Plea: Guilty. Discharged conditionally for 6 months.

Jonathen David SEVILLE, West Road, Newcastle upon Tyne. Age: 26. On 19/05/2012 at Totnes jointly with Alder Willis, having entered as a trespasser Totnes Tourist Information Centre, stole a quantity of vintage cameras and cash. Plea: Not Guilty. Remanded on unconditional bail until 30/11/2012 for committal.

Hannah Rebecca BUSH, Whitelake Place, Newton Abbot. Age: 24. On 27/11/2011 at Newton Abbot assaulted a female by beating her. Plea: Not Guilty. Verdict: Found Guilty. Adjourned to 29/10/2012.

Ben DRINKWATER, Holbeam Close, Newton Abbot, Age: 22. On 27/11/2011 at Newton Abbot assaulted a female by beating her. Plea: Not Guilty. Verdict: Found Not Guilty. Dismissed.

Stephen Lee BOWSTEAD, NFA. Age: 23. On 30/07/2012 at Paignton committed arson in that without lawful excuse destroyed by fire three buses to the value of £31,000 plus damage to the Tarmac belonging to Stagecoach Southwest Bus Company. Discharged. On 26/06/2012 at Paignton committed arson in that damaged by fire two beach huts. Plea: Guilty. Committed to prison for 60 days.

Christopher Phillip TAYLOR, Richards Close, Dawlish. Age: 28. On 30/09/2012 at Torquay stole food items, to the value of £24.70, belonging to McColls, St Marychurch. Plea: Guilty. Fined £150. Victim surcharge of £15.

Marcin Adam LESINSKI, Osney Crescent, Paignton. Age: 31. On 09/09/2012 at Paignton without lawful excuse, damaged Passenger side wing mirror to Peugeot car. Plea: Guilty. Discharged conditionally for 12 months. Compensation of £100. Costs of £85.

Lisa DEVINE, Dartmouth Road, Paignton. Age: 41. On 30/05/2012 at Torquay assaulted a female by beating her. Plea: Not Guilty. Discontinued.

Stuart Wayne ENSTON, Laburnum Road, Torquay. Age: 27. On 17/06/2012 at Torquay assaulted a female by beating, and the offence was racially aggravated. Plea: Not Guilty. Remanded on conditional bail until 03/12/2012 for the trial.

Daniel POLITANSKI, Bronshill Road, Torquay. Age: 33. On 07/10/2011 at Paignton assaulted a female by beating her. Plea: Not Guilty. Remanded on unconditional bail until 09/10/2012.

Thursday, October 4

William HARGREAVES, Houndhead, Broadhempston, Totnes. Age: 54. On 10/06/2012 at Totnes assaulted a male by beating him. Plea: Not Guilty. Dismissed.

Sharon ARCHER, Helston Close, Paignton. Age: 40. On 01/08/2012 at Paignton damaged a window and garden lighting to the value of £150. Plus possession of amphetamine. Plea: Guilty. Discharged conditionally for 18 months. Compensation of £150. Costs of £40.

Alan Julian CULPIN, Innerbrook Road, Torquay. Age: 44. On 12/06/2012 at Torquay had possession of 1.55g of cannabis, a controlled drug of class B. Plea: Guilty. Fined £70. Victim surcharge of £15. Costs of £40.

Ian DIXON, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Paignton. Age: 51. On 17/09/2012 at Torquay stole DVDs, CDs and memory sticks, to the value of £163.91, belonging to Sainsbury’s. Also had an article for use in the course of, or in connection with, theft, namely a foil lined bag. Plea: Guilty. Discharged conditionally for 24 months. Costs of £40.

Alice MACDONALD, McKay Avenue, Torquay. Age: 37. On 09/09/2012 at Paignton stole food and hair products, to the value of £38.12, belonging to Morrisons supermarkets. Remanded on unconditional bail until 11/10/2012.

Timothy MARKS, Spillers Close, Bridgwater, Somerset. Age: 28. On 15/09/2012 at Torquay had possession of 0.15g of cocaine a controlled drug of class A. Also criminal damage. Plea: Guilty. Discharged conditionally for 6 months. Fined £100. Victim surcharge of £15. Compensation of £30. Costs of £40.

Amarpreet PADDA, Factory Row, Torquay. Age: 31. On 16/09/2012 at Torquay used threatening abusive or insulting words or behaviour or disorderly behaviour within the hearing or sight of a person. Plea: Guilty. Discharged conditionally for 18 months. Costs of £85.

Christian SMITH, Orchard Close, Brixham. Age: 24. On 15/09/2012 at Torquay had in your possession 0.3g of cocaine a controlled drug of class A. Plea: Guilty. Fined £350. Victim surcharge of £15. Costs of £85.

EXETER CROWN COURTThursday, October 4

Clay BOND, Sherwell Valley Road, Torquay. Age 24. at Torquay committed actual bodily harm to a male. Plea: Guilty. Eight months in prison, suspended for two years. Curfew for four months. Compensation of £500.

Phillip BOND, Sherwell Valley Road, Torquay. aged 62, both of Sherwell Valley Road. As above. Eleven months in prison, suspended for two years. Curfew four months. Compensation of £500.

Tuesday, October 9

Mark PEARCE, Victoria Road, Paignton. At Newton Road, Torquay causing a male actual bodily harm. Plea: Not Guilty. Verdict: Guilty. Also common assault against another male. Plea: Not Guilty. Verdict: Not Guilty. Adjourned for pre-sentence reports.

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