Court round-up

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

MEXBOROUGH: An undercover thief has been jailed for stealing two king size duvets from Primark. Suzzannah Hill, 34, of Coniston Court, was jailed for 16 weeks after magistrates found her guilty of the £30 theft on May 7, and as she had repeatedly failed to comply with previous court orders.

ARMTHORPE: A 29-year-old has been given a 40 hours of community service after admitted possession of 40 grammes of cannabis. Anita Duggan, of Basil Avenue, was told to complete ten sessions of the Together Womens Project and pay £85 in costs. The drugs were confiscated.

TOWN CENTRE: A vodka thief has had his spirits dampened after being ordered to complete a five day victim awareness course. Robert William Stembridge, 38, of Hall Gate pleaded guilty to stealing two bottles, worth £30 from Morrisons on July 1. He was also ordered to complete drug dependency treatment, be under supervision for nine months and complete 150 hours of unpaid work. He was also told to pay £50 in costs.

INTAKE: A man who sent threatening text messages, breaching a restraining order, may have got the message after being handed 60 hours of community service. David Lance Ford, 25, of Northumberland Avenue, admitted sending harassing texts and making telephone calls to a woman in breach of the order made last August. The calls and messages were made over a period between June 30 and July 10. He was also told to pay £85 in costs and complete the unpaid work within the next 12 months.