Court round-up

Scales of Justice
Scales of Justice

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

ROSSINGTON: A 42-year-old may have got the message after being jailed for 10 weeks after breaching an order not to contact a woman. Mark Lee Coxhead, of Allenby Crescent was jailed after admitting contacting the woman by phone as it was the fifth breach of the banning order. He was also given a sentence of three months, suspended for 12 months after admitting following the woman on his bike and in a car and trying to speak to her, as well as turning up at an address where she was staying.

CONISBROUGH: A 23-year-old has been jailed for beating a 65-year-old man unconscious at a Working Men’s Club. Daniel Holden, of Denaby Avenue, pleaded guilty to beating the man so badly on August 31 he lost consciousness and needed several stitches at hospital. He was jailed for a total of eight weeks and given a nine month drink banning order. As a result of the order he is also not allowed to enter any pubs or clubs serving alcohol across the Conisbrough area.

CANTLEY: A motorist has been jailed for 16 weeks after being caught driving whilst disqualified. Imran Shah, 21, of Gatewood Grange Farm, admitted driving a Fiat Punto along Rose Hill Rise in Bessacarr on August 10 even though he had been disqualified from holding a licence for a previous offence. He was handed eight weeks in jail for driving without a valid driving licence and then given a further eight weeks imprisonment for driving without having any insurance. Both of the eight week sentences will run consecutively.