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In Court: Cases heard at Central Devon Magistrates' Court this week

By Exeter Express and Echo  |  Posted: December 06, 2012

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In Court: Cases heard at Central Devon Magistrates' Court this week

Every week, the Echo will list the results of cases heard at Central Devon Magistrates’ Court. As these details are in the public domain, please do not contact us asking if we will leave cases out.

Steven Ferguson , 32, of Penrose Terrace, Exeter, pleaded guilty to the possession of 0.7g of diamorphine, a Class A drug, on October 72 when he was also found to be in possession of 0.05g of cannabis, a Class B drug, which he also admitted. He was given a six-month conditional discharge and order to pay a victim surcharge of £15. The drugs will be destroyed. There was no order for costs. The offences put him in breach of a conditional discharge he received for two offences of theft but no action was taken in respect of this.

Christopher Haggar , 22, of Fairview, Newton St Cyres, pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly in Geneva Court on October 27. He was fined £75 with a £20 victim surcharge and ordered to pay costs of £25. The offence put him in breach of a conditional discharge he received earlier this year for using threatening words and behaviour, but no action was taken in respect of this.

Alex Amos, 23, of Parkside Drive, Exmouth, admitted that he had 0.55g of cocaine, a Class A drug, in his possession on July 24. He also pleaded guilty to being in possession of 22.1g of mephedrone, a Class B drug, and 0.56g of cannabis, also a Class B drug, on the same date. He was fined a total of £120 with a £15 victim surcharge and ordered to pay costs of £85. The drugs will be destroyed.

Helen Baker, 43, of Warrens Mead, Sidford, drove near her address on October 23 when the proportion of alcohol in her breath was 109mcg in 100ml, exceeding the prescribed limit. She pleaded guilty and a community order was made which will see her have to carry out 60 hours of unpaid work. She will also have to pay a victim surcharge of £60 and costs of £40, and she was banned from driving for two years which can be reduced by six months if she satisfactorily completes an approved course.

William Angus, 28, of Smythen Street, Exeter, pleaded guilty to placing himself in a public place to beg or gather alms. He was fined £50 with a £20 victim surcharge but was detained in the courthouse for a short period in lieu of this. There was no order for costs.

Sikora Boguslaw, 53, of Cullompton, drove on Lloyd Maunder Road in Willand on October 28 when the proportion of alcohol in his breath was 50mcg in 100ml, exceeding the prescribed limit. He was fined £240 with a £24 victim surcharge and costs of £85. He was also disqualified from holding or obtaining a licence for three years. The driver rehabilitation course was not offered after the court was told that he intended to return to Poland permanently next month.

Katherine Breytenback , 33, of Uffculme, pleaded guilty to driving in Bampton Street, Tiverton, on October 28 when the proportion of alcohol in her breath was 82mcg in 100ml, exceeding the prescribed limit. She was fined £275 with a victim surcharge of £28 and costs of £85. She was also disqualified from driving for 18 months which can be reduced by 18 weeks if she satisfactorily completes an approved driving course.

Alan Webber , 20, of Glendower Court, Crediton, admitted being drunk and disorderly in Mill Street in the town on October 27. He received a six-month conditional discharge and will have to pay a victim surcharge of £15. There was no order for costs. The offence put him in breach of a conditional discharge he received for being in possession of a Class B drug, but no action was taken in respect of this.

Ezra Rice , 19, of Hulham Road, Exmouth, pleaded guilty to driving on the Paris Street roundabout without due care and attention on July 7. He was fined £70 with a £15 victim surcharge and £50 costs. Additionally, his licence was endorsed with five points.

Iain Taylor , 36, of Verney Street, Exeter, drove on the A377 on July 25 when the proportion of alcohol in his breath was 82mcg in 100ml, exceeding the prescribed limit. He pleaded guilty to this as well as driving on the same date when he was disqualified from driving and that, owing to the driving of the vehicle, an accident occurred on St David's Hill in which damage was caused to another vehicle. A community order was made which will see him subject to a four-month curfew. He was disqualified from driving for three years and did not face a separate penalty for driving without insurance.

John Davis , 26, of Broadmead, Exmouth, pleaded guilty to damaging a car on September 7 without lawful excuse. He also admitted being in a public place with a wooden handle machete without good reason or lawful excuse. He was committed to Exeter Crown Court for sentencing.

Matthew Quigley , 19, of Chestnut Drive, Willand, admitted driving on Trusham Road on August 20 without due care and attention. He was fined £85 with a £15 victim surcharge and costs of £85. His licence was also endorsed with four points.

Bridget Gallienne , 47, Newlands Park, Seaton, drove in Salterton Road, Exmouth, when the proportion of alcohol in her breath was 112mcg in 100ml, exceeding the prescribed limit. A community order was made which will see her have to take part in a alcohol-specified activity for eight days, pay a victim surcharge of £60 and costs of £85. She was also disqualified from driving for 26 months which can be reduced by 26 weeks if she successfully completes an approved driving course.

Nailey Lee , 41, of Prescot Road, Exeter, pleaded guilty to driving in Bowhay Lane in the city on November 2 when the proportion of alcohol in his breath was 62mcg in 100ml, exceeding the prescribed limit. He was fined £200 with a £20 victim surcharge and £85 costs. He was also disqualified from driving for 17 months which can be reduced by 17 weeks if he satisfactorily completes an approved driving course.

Michael Bending , 68, of Pennsylvania Road, Exeter, had 710mcg of amphetamine in his possession on November 13, a class B drug. He pleaded guilty to this and to being in possession of 2.02g of cannabis, and 12.32g of cannabis resin. He was fined a total of £150 with no order for costs. The drugs will be destroyed.

Elizabeth Bryant , 38, of St David's Hill, Exeter, pleaded guilty to stealing four packets of razor blades worth £111.96 from Boots on October 31. She received a 12-month conditional discharge with a victim surcharge of £15. She was detained in the courthouse for a short period in lieu of this and there was no order for costs because of her limited means.

Ashley Marsh , 27, of Church Street, Sidford, drove on the A3052 on October 31 when the proportion of alcohol in his breath was 90mcg in 100ml, exceeding the legal limit. A community order was made which will see him subject to a curfew at his home address for eight weeks. He was also disqualified from driving for 23 months which can be reduced by 23 weeks if he successfully completes an approved driving course. He had additionally pleaded guilty to driving without due care and attention on the same date and, because of this, an accident was caused to another vehicle.

Phillip Gliddon , 18, of Park Way, Woodbury, admitted that he damaged a wooden fence panel at a property in Exmouth on November 6 without lawful excuse. He received a 12-month conditional discharge and was ordered to pay compensation of £125. He will also have to pay a £15 victim surcharge and costs of £50.

Samantha Kibble , 27, of Daisy Links, Exeter, drove in Bolham Road, Tiverton, on November 4 when the proportion of alcohol in her breath was 85mcg in 100ml, exceeding the legal limit. She was fined £200 with a £20 victim surcharge and costs of £85. She was also disqualified from driving for 18 months which can be reduced by 18 weeks if she satisfactorily completes an approved course.

Roderick McMurdo , 51, of Exeter Road, Exmouth, had 0.3g of diamorphine, a Class A drug, on November 1. He pleaded guilty and was fined £100 with a £20 victim surcharge. The drugs will be destroyed and there was no order for costs because of his limited means.

Graham Mitchell , 51, of Stowford Rise, Sidmouth, pleaded guilty to being in possession of 44.59g of amphetamine, a Class B drug, on November 1. He also admitted being in possession of 7.1g of cannabis, also a Class B drug. The incident put him in breach of a community order he received in October in respect of offences of drug possession. This order was revoked and replaced with a new community order which will see him have to carry out 100 hours of unpaid work within the next 12 months. The offences also put him in breach of a conditional discharge he received for offences of drug possession in March but no action was taken in respect of this.

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