Court round-up

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THE following people have appeared at Doncaster Magistrates’ Court charged with the following offences.

BALBY: A thoughtless man was hit with jail-time after intimidating staff a day after their shop had been raided by robbers. Jermaine Ambrose Jones, 37, acted in an “offensive and threatening manner” towards workers at the Frenchgate Centre’s Bell Brothers jewellery shop. In doing so on November 24, Jones breached an anti-social behaviour order. The day before the shop was targeted by raiders carrying an axe. Jones, of Aldam Road, received 20 weeks in prison.

BENTLEY: An £85 fine was hardly a winter warmer for one woman who was nicked for stealing a cardigan. Claire Severn, of The Homestead, took the piece of clothing from Internacionale on November 23. The 29-year-old pleaded guilty to the theft and was ordered to be under 12 months supervision and had to pay £85 costs.

CANTLEY: It was a sobering experience for one driver who was disqualified for being twice over the drink drive limit. Dean Rogers was stopped along Dentons Green Lane on November 23. The 25-year-old from Aldesworth Road pleaded guilty to the offence and was disqualified for 20 months which could be reduced by five months if he completes a drink driving course. Rogers was also ordered to pay £100 costs.

THORNE: Drug possession and being drunk and disorderly resulted in a lout being handed a conditional discharge. David Alan Hellewell, 21, of Fox Hill Road, escaped prison after he pleaded guilty to possessing cannabis on November 26 and being drunk and disorderly in Silver Street, Doncaster. Magistrates gave Hellewell a 12 month conditional discharge.

EDENTHORPE: A woman’s luck ran out of gas when she was slapped with a £100 fine for driving with no licence or insurance. Nadine Walker pleaded guilty to the two offences after being caught driving a Vauxhall Vectra along Coronation Road on November 2. The 26-year-old of Boulevard was fined, ordered to pay £15 costs and given six penalty points.

CANTLEY: A thief with expensive tastes will spend Christmas behind bars after stealing champagne. Owen Anthony Stothard, 22, of Ascot Avenue, pleaded guilty to taking three bottles of champagne from the Co-op on November 9 as well as stealing £17.29 of food and vodka from Asda on November 13. Stothard was give two consecutive six week sentences by magistrates.

BALBY: A 20-year-old may not be sitting so comfortably at the moment having been punished for destroying a police cell bench. Ben Wilshire, of Gurney Road, admitted damaging the police property on November 23. He must now carry out 60 hours of unpaid work under supervision.