Grantham Magistrates’ Court round-up: 21-year-old guilty of assault

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A round-up of court cased heard at Grantham Magistrates’ Court.

Look out for full court coverage each Friday in the Grantham Journal.

Sam Croft of Thorold Road, Barrowby, was found guilty at trial of carrying out an assault in Grantham.

The offence occurred on May 31 of last year. Croft, 21, denied the charge but was found guilty by magistrates at Grantham Magistrates’ Court.

Croft was fined £90 and must pay court costs of £625, as well as a £15 surcharge.

A 26-year-old man who admitted assaulting a woman was ordered to complete a 29-day “Building Better Relationships” programme.

Lee Caldwell of Sharpe Road in Grantham admitted assault by beating following an offence committed on April 21.

Caldwell also admitted damaging a light fitting and a photograph frame.

He was ordered to pay costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £60.

A Long Bennington man admitted stealing meat from Morrisons in Grantham.

Mark Wilson, 33, of Winters Lane, Long Bennington, admitted stealing four lamb chops valued at £17.36 on April 25.

He was sentenced to a six-month conditional discharge.

A 24-year-old man appeared before magistrates and admitted failing to comply with the requirements of a court-ordered community order.

Nicholas Bell of West Street, Folkingham, was told he must participate in an integrated domestic abuse programme for 27 days, carry out 41 hours of unpaid work and abide by a supervision requirement.

A trial date was set after a woman was charged with assaulting another woman in London Road, Grantham.

Julie Kavanagh of Strood Close, Harlaxton, denies the assault which is alleged to have taken place on May 20.

The trial will be heard at Grantham Magistrates’ Court on August 14.

Kavanagh, 41, was bailed with the conditions she does not contact the alleged victim, does not enter Grantham except to attend pre-arranged appointments and must live and sleep each night in Strood Close.

Peter Brothwell of Ermine Street, Ancaster denied a charge of driving in Springfield Road, Grantham, whilst using a hand-held mobile phone.

The offence is alleged to have occurred on October 24 of last year.

Brothwell, 40, will face trial at Grantham Magistrates’ Court on September 3.