Here are the latest cases heard by Chesterfield and Derby magistrates

Below are the latest cases to be heard by Chesterfield and Derby magistrates.

Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 10:53 am
Chesterfield Magistrate's Court

Tracey Slater, 43, of Elmton Road, Creswell: Guilty of stealing items to the value of £130 and £98.73 belonging to Tesco. Given a 12-month community order with a six-week electronic tag curfew from 7pm-7am, six-month drug rehabilitation requirement and rehabilitation activity days. Made to pay £130 compensation, made to pay £95 victim surcharge and £85 court costs.

Sarah Bennett, 25, of Bullfinch Close, Belper: Guilty of dangerous driving, damaging a Citreon C4 Grand Picasso and a Ford Transit van. Given a 12-month community order with a 10-week electronic tag curfew from 7pm-7am, 12 rehabilitation activity days and a 24-month driving ban. Made to pay £95 victim surcharge and £85 court costs.

Anna Layton, 34, of Main Street, Scarcliffe: Guilty of sending a Facebook post that was grossly offensive or of an indecent, obscene or menacing character. Given 100 hours’ unpaid work, a 12-month community order and a two-year restraining order. Made to pay £150 compensation and £85 court costs.

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Marcus Mitchell, 25, of Kingsley Crescent, Alfreton: Guilty of two counts of assault, driving without a licence and no insurance. Given community order with 100 hours’ unpaid work. Made to pay £100 compensation, £95 victim surcharge and £85 court costs. Driving record endorsed with six points.

Daniel Benjafield, 21, of Hartington Road, Spital: Guilty of driving above the alcohol limit, driving without insurance, driving without a licence, aggravated vehicle taking and driving while unfit through drugs. Given 12-month community order, 10-week electronic tag curfew from 7pm-7am, 12 rehabilitation activity days and two 12-month concurrent driving bans. Made to pay £300 compensation, £85 court costs and £95 victim surcharge.

Jane Johnson, 58, of Thirlmere Drive, Dronfield: Guilty assaulting a nurse and a paramedic and using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour. Adjourned for pre-sentence report.

Jordan Piper, 23, of North Street, Clay Cross: Guilty of having an offensive weapon, namely a knuckle duster, in a public place and possession 0.13g of cocaine. Adjourned for pre-sentence report.

John Johnson, 42, of Cordwell Close, Staveley: Guilty of breaching a restraining order. Jailed for four weeks due to seriousness of offence. Made to pay £128 victim surcharge and £85 court costs.

Martin Hitchcock, 54, of School Lane, Matlock: Guilty of stalking and two counts of using threatening or abusive words or behaviour. Jailed for 20 weeks, given a two-year restraining order, made to pay £128 victim surcharge.

Richard Knowles, 36, of Ash Crescent, Ripley: Guilty of producing a quantity of cannabis and committing a further offence during the operational period of a suspended sentence. Case sent to Derby Crown Court for sentence.

Robert Bramley, 50, of Green Farm Close, Holme Hall, Chesterfield: Guilty of possession of cocaine in two 0.40g wraps. Fined £120, made to pay victim surcharge of £34 and court costs of £85.

Dean West, 49, of Franklin Crescent, Whitwell: Guilty of unlawful and malicious assault. Sent to Derby Crown Court for sentence.

Daniel Oliver, 26, of Cheedale, Fairfield, Buxton: Guilty of driving with 49 micrograms of cocaine in blood – above the specified limit, possession of 0.84 grams of cannabis, failing to stop for police, driving without insurance and a licence and committing a further offence while subject to a conditional discharge order. Fined £240, made to pay £34 victim surcharge, £85 court costs and given a 20-month driving ban.

Paul Tilson, 42, of Dale Road, Buxton: Guilty of stealing £161.30 belonging to High Peak Borough Council. Given community order with six rehabilitation activity days, made to pay compensation of £461, £90 victim surcharge and £100 court costs.

Craig White, 24, of Garden Crescent, South Normanton: Guilty of attempting to communicate with a person under 16 for the purpose of obtaining sexual gratification and making an indecent image. Sent to Nottingham Crown Court for sentence.

John Haystead, 54, of High Street, Clay Cross: Guilty of attending an address while prohibited by a non-molestation order, breaching a restraining order and committing a further offence during the operational period of a suspended sentence order. Jailed for 38 weeks due to seriousness of offence and made to pay £128 victim surcharge.

Alton Raim, 36, of Hurst Rise, Matlock: Guilty of driving without insurance. Fined £230, made to pay £34 victim surcharge and £110 court costs. Banned from driving for six months.

Rebecca Richards, 39, of Ray Street, Heanor: Guilty of causing a vehicle to remain at rest on a road, namely the A38, in such a position as to involve a danger of injury to other persons using the road. Fined £137, made to pay £34 victim surcharge and £110 court costs, driving licence endorsed with three penalty points.

Nicola Trocha, 52, of Lucas Road, Newbold: Guilty of driving above the speed limit. Fined £40 and made to pay £34 victim surcharge. Driving record endorsed with three penalty points.

Tony Lewis, 54, of Newlands Drive, Chesterfield: Guilty of being involved in a road traffic collision and failing to report it, driving without a licence and without insurance. Fined £500, made to pay £32 victim surcharge, £85 court costs. Banned from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 12 months.

Emma Anderton, 37, of Cobner Drive, Dunston, Chesterfield: Guilty of failing to comply with the requirements of a community order. Made to pay court costs of £60.

Dale Sheldon, 35, of Peacock Place, Ilkeston: Guilty of driving without a licence or insurance. Case adjourned.

Scott Pizer, 45, of Green Farm Close, Holme Hall: Guilty of damaging a vehicle belonging to Derbyshire Police. Fined £80, made to pay £34 victim surcharge and £85 court costs.