IN COURT: Who's been sentenced from Northampton, Daventry and Towcester

Offences include harassment, drink-driving and possession of a Taser

Wednesday, 21st April 2021, 5:58 pm

■ The following cases were heard on April 12

Karl James Norris, aged 34, of Manor Road, Northampton, criminal damage, breach of community order. Caused harassment, alarm or distress; 19 weeks in prison, compensation of £200.

Jordon Luke Ross-Smith, aged 29, of Kingsley Road, Northampton, assault by beating, criminal damage; eight weeks in prison suspended for 12 months, surcharge to fund victim services of £128, prosecution costs £50.

Northampton Magistrates Court

Connor Doble, aged 22, of Wheatfield Road North, Northampton, possession of class B drug — cannabis driving while unfit through drugs; disqualified 17 months, community order, surcharge £95, costs £85.

Florin Ascunseanu, aged 25, of Bruce Street, Northampton, driving while unfit through drugs on October 27, 2020, no insurance, no MoT; four weeks in prison suspended for 12 months, three months curfew with electronic monitoring, disqualified 24 months, surcharge £128, costs £85.

Florin Ascunseanu, aged 25, of Bruce Street, Northampton, drink-driving on March 19, 2021; four weeks in prison consecutive to offence above suspended for 12 months, costs £85.

Piers Costello, aged 21, of Bellropes Square, Northampton, possession of a Taser; fined £300, surcharge £34, costs £85.

Veronica Lee, aged 38, of Bedford Road, Northampton, used threatening or abusive words or behaviour; fined £220, surcharge £34, costs £85.

Oxana Gutu, aged 40, of Jasper Walk, Northampton, no insurance; fined £300, surcharge £34, costs £90, six penalty points.

Vasile Gutu, ahed 46, of Jasper Walk, Northampton, no insurance; fined £600, surcharge £60, costs £90, six penalty points.

Jonathan Plumb, aged 63, of Elder Drive, Daventry, speeding; fined £223, surcharge £32, costs £85, three penalty points.

Frank George Robins, aged 62, of Grafton Street, Northampton, speeding; fined £120, surcharge £34, costs £85, six penalty points.

Ofosu-hene Arthur, aged 47, Stonebridge Court, Northampton, driving without due care and attention; fined £192, surcharge £34, costs £85, six penalty points.

Harry William Brown, aged 41, of Potcote Farm Cottages, Towcester, speeding; fined £293, surcharge £30, pay costs of £85, disqualified six months due to repeat offending.

Basil Jason Hakeem, aged 24, of Booth Rise, Northampton, failed to give information to police; fined £440, surcharge £44, costs £85, six penalty points.

■ The following cases were heard on April 13

Mandy Rosalind Wright, aged 56, of Hawksmoor Way, Northampton, racially aggravated assault; fined £180, compensation of £50, surcharge £30, costs £300.

Abdul Omar, aged 20, of Mersey Close, Northampton, breach of coronavirus regulations; fined £300, surcharge £32, costs £300.

Adam George Waker, aged 23, of Welland Walk, Northampton, obstructed a police constable in execution of their duty; detained in the courthouse deemed time served, costs £85.

Mohammed Kaizer Ahmed, aged 27, of Bridge Road, Stoke Bruerne, racially aggravated assault of a police constable, possession of class B drug — cannabis, damage to a cell and PACE book belonging to Northamptonshire Police, used threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour; six months in prison suspended for two years, curfew for six months with electronic monitoring, two-year supervision order, compensation of £200, surcharge £128, costs £85.

Arturas Pranevicius, aged 35, of Derby Road, Northampton, drink-driving; disqualified 18 months, fined £500, surcharge £50, costs £85.

Ethan Timms, aged 20, of Hemans Road, Daventry, drug-driving, no licence, no insurance; disqualified 12 months, fined £182, surcharge £32, costs £85.

Christopher John Welch, aged 19, of Hampton Street, Northampton, criminal damage to CCTV camera belonging to Northampton Borough Council; compensation of £300.

Milton Kachecha, aged 20, of Taunton Avenue, Northampton, non-payment of fine of £207 imposed on March 16, 2020; committed to prison for 14 days consecutive to present sentence.

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