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

WOODLANDS: Magistrates have locked up a drugged up driver for eight weeks after he injured others in a road crash. David Pearson, had a cocktail of substances in his system when the Vauxhall Vectra he was driving was involved in the accident in Bawtry Road, Bessacarr, on May 29. The 29-year-old of Green Lane, admitted driving while unfit through drugs. Pearson, was also banned from driving for 30 months

BENTLEY: A raider who entered a bakery with the intent to steal has avoided jail. Michael McHugh received 12 weeks prison suspended for 12 months after the raid on Broughs Bakery in Burns Street on September 15. McHugh, 25, of The Avenue, originally denied an offence under The Theft Act but changed his plea to guilty. He was also ordered to pay £150 costs.

BALBY: Family feelings were put aside when a thief decided to pinch his brother’s property. Marcus Pollington was already subject to a community order for taking DVDs when he decided to steal a Samsung laptop computer worth £350 from Kayleigh Stanger on November 11. Pollington, 24, of Rockliffe Avenue was jailed for 11 weeks after he admitted theft and failing to comply with a community order.

MEXBOROUGH: A meat thief has been ordered to undergo six months treatment for drug dependency. Carl Hall, 36, of Britain Street, pleaded guilty to shoplifting after he nabbed nearly £80 worth of goods from Co-op on November 6. He was ordered to pay £65.11 compensation to the Co-op in Church Street. Hall was also ordered to pay £48.15 compensation to the Co-op in Adwick Road after he admitted stealing air fresheners from the store on November 12.

BALBY: A motorist has been fined £250 with £265 costs after he admitted driving without due car and attention. David Merrifield, 56, of Springwell Lane, committed the offence in Station Road, Askern, on June 16.