Magistrates Court weekly roundup

Harrogate Magistrates Court
Harrogate Magistrates Court

The following were dealt with at Harrogate Magistrates Court on September 3:

Connor Alexander Hennigan, 21, of 14 Century Walk, Harrogate, was given a 12-month community order for stealing a television worth £200 from Sainsbury’s in Wetherby Road, Harrogate. He was ordered to complete 60 hours of unpaid work, and to pay compensation of £200 and a criminal courts charge of £150.

Paul Richard Nelson, 49, of Flat 9, Regency Mews, Regent Grove, Harrogate, was given a 12-week curfew from 7pm to 7am for stealing meat and coffee worth £65 from the Co-op on King Edwards Drive, Harrogate. He was ordered to pay compensation of £65 and a criminal courts charge of £150. A previous community order was revoked.

Lee Buchanan Pearson, 44, of Flat 8A, Wellington House, Cold Bath Road, Harrogate, was fined £400 for possession of diamorphine. He was ordered to pay a £40 victim surcharge, costs of £85 and a criminal courts charge of £180. No separate penalty was imposed for possession of cocaine, but magistrates ordered that both drugs should be forfeited and destroyed. No separate penalty was imposed for driving without insurance, but his licence was endorsed with six points.

Deborah Lesley Williams, 39, of 147 Skipton Road, Harrogate, was given a 10-week prison sentence suspended for 12 months for stealing power tools and decorating items worth £50.44 from B&Q in Harrogate. She was ordered to complete a six-month drug treatment programme. The same sentence was given for a separate charge of stealing items from Asda in Harrogate, and she was ordered to pay compensation of £34. The same sentence was given for stealing meat worth £73.89 from Marks and Spencer, Cambridge Street, Harrogate, and a criminal courts charge of £150 was imposed. No separate penalty was imposed for committing offences while subject to a previous conditional discharge.

Martin Hugh Johnston, 31, of 13A Roche Avenue, Harrogate, was made subject to a six-week curfew, from 8pm to 7am, for failing to comply with the conditions of a previous community order. He was ordered to pay a criminal courts charge of £100.

Clifford MacDermid, 38, of 14 Alderson Court, Robert Street, Harrogate, was given a four-month prison sentence suspended for 12 months for failing to comply with the community requirement of a previous suspended sentence. He was ordered to pay a criminal courts charge of £100.

Skyler Zielinski, 28, of 29C Cheltenham Crescent, Harrogate, was given a four-week prison sentence suspended for 18 months for damaging property belonging to Broadacres Housing Association in Ripon. He was given a six-week curfew from 8pm to 7am and ordered to complete a Building Better Relationships course. A criminal courts charge of £180 was imposed. A 12-week prison sentence, suspended for 18 months, was imposed for breaking a restraining order. A further four-week prison sentence, suspended for 18 months, to run concurrently, for damaging a television, television stand, two doors and a kitchen cupboard belonging to Foundation Housing. No separate penalty was given for stealing two bottles from the Wine Rack in Queen Street, Ripon, but must pay compensation of £15.58. No separate penalty was given for stealing a hat from Harrogate Primark. A previous community order was revoked.

Andrew Daglish, 50, of 1 Oxford Terrace, Harrogate, was fined £600 for failing to give evidence relating to the driver of a vehicle who was alleged to have committed an offence. He was ordered to pay costs of £300 and a victim surcharge of £60.

The following were dealt with at Harrogate Magistrates Court on September 8:

Andrew Edward Boswell, 34, of 14 Inman Walk, Knaresborough, was fined £110 for driving while under the influence of alcohol. He was ordered to pay a £20 victim surcharge, £85 costs and a £150 criminal courts charge. He was disqualified from driving for 36 months, to be reduced by 36 weeks on completion of an approved course.

John Peter Harris, 30, of Flat 19, Alderson Court, Robert Street, Harrogate, was given a six-month conditional discharge for stealing chocolate bars from the One Stop Store on Knaresborough Road, Harrogate. He was ordered to pay compensation of £10.92, a victim surcharge of £15, costs of £85 and a criminal courts charge of £150.

David Bullock, 34, of 7-8 Bower Street, Harrogate, was given a six-month conditional discharge for stealing computer games worth £128 from Asda in Harrogate. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £15, costs of £85 and a criminal courts charge of £150.

Benjamin Donnelley, 29, of Flat 2, Brandon Lodge, 3 Lancaster Park Road, Harrogate, was sentenced to six weeks’ imprisonment for four counts of theft, failing to surrender to custody, and causing fear of violence, having failed to comply with the requirements of a previous community order. He was ordered to pay a criminal courts charge of £150.