Court round-up: Grantham and Lincoln magistrates’ courts

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Recent cases brought before magistrates sitting in Grantham and Lincoln include:

Helen Willey, 85, of Covill Close, Great Gonerby: admitted driving a Honda Jazz vehicle in a South Kesteven recycling centre on August 3, 2015, without due care and attention. Fined £60, £20 victim surcharge, £85 costs and licence endorsed with four penalty points.

Stephen Paul Folmer, 57, of Harrowby Lane, Grantham: admitted driving a Volvo vehicle on the A1 at Long Bennington on August 22, 2015, at a speed exceeding the 70mph limit. Fined £600, £60 victim surcharge, £85 costs and driving licence endorsed with six penalty points.

Vincent Luke Hugh McCaffrey, 26, of Eastcliffe Square, Caythorpe: accused of intending to pervert the course of justice by responding to a notice of intended prosecution to name the driver for speeding offences as Paul Smith but giving incorrect address details for him, and during interview gave ‘no comment’ replies which had a tendency to pervert the course of justice. Sent for trial at Lincoln Crown Court on April 21. Released on unconditional bail.

Michelle Louise Beck, 31, of York Way, Grantham: accused of jointly stealing Manuka Honey worth £300 from Holland and Barrett in Spalding on January 30; stealing eight boxes of washing up tablets worth £42.04 from Tesco in Harrowby Lane, Grantham, on January 22; stealing 36 packs of Fusion razor blades worth £627.22 from Boots in Grantham on February 11; stealing a quantity of razor blades, value unknown, from Boots in Grantham on February 13; stealing Yankee candles worth £184 from Downtown, Gonerby Moor, on February 22; jointly stealing Manuka Honey worth £900 from Holland and Barrett in Spalding, on January 30; and breaching a bail condition not to communicate with Petrona Gabriel or Ian Hutchinson by being found together at Derwent Road, Grantham, on March 25. Remanded on bail until May 23 to reappear at Grantham Magistrates’ Court.

Petrona Dawn Gabriel, 46, of Beck Gardens, Grantham: accused of jointly stealing Manuka Honey worth £300 from Holland and Barrett in Spalding on January 30; jointly stealing Manuka Honey worth £900 from Holland and Barrett in Spalding on January 30; and breaching a bail condition not to contact Michelle Beck or Ian Hutchinson by being found together at Derwent Road, Grantham, on March 25. Remanded on unconditional bail to reappear at Grantham Magistrates’ Court on May 23.

Ian Hutchinson, 38, of Belvoir Gardens, Grantham: accused of jointly stealing Manuka Honey worth £300 from Holland and Barrett in Spalding on January 30; stealing 36 packs of razor blades worth £627.22 from Boots in Grantham on February 11; stealing Yankee candles worth £184 from Downtown, Gonerby Moor, on February 22; jointly stealing Manuka Honey worth £900 from Holland and Barrett, Spalding, on January 30; and breaching a bail condition not to communicate with Petrona Gabriel or Michelle Beck by being found together at Derwent Road, Grantham, on March 25. Remanded on bail until May 23 to reappear at Grantham Magistreates’ Court.

Sean Patrick Crowley, 33, of Houghton Road, Grantham: admitted driving a Renault Traffic van on Harrowby Road, Grantham, on February 24 after consuming so much alcohol that the proportion of it in his breath, 48 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, exceeded the limit of 35mcg. Fined £440, £44 victim surcharge, £85 costs and disqualified from driving for 14 months, to be reduced by 14 weeks on completion of a drink-drive course.

Robert Ebry, 56, of Eton Street, Grantham: denies dishonestly failing to promptly notify the Department for Work and Pensions of a change of circumstances which would affect entitlement to income support, namely that he held capital above the permitted limit, between December 22, 2007 and November 6, 2011; dishonestly failing to promptly notify the Department for Work and Pensions of a change of circumstances which would affect entitlement to income support, namely that he held capital above the permitted limit, on or about March 6, 2012; and dishonestly failing to promptly notify a local authority of a change of circumstances which would effect entitlement to housing and council tax benefits, namely that he held capital above the permitted limit, between December 24, 2007 and April 26, 2010. Sent for trial at Lincoln Crown Court on April 11.

Dean Gollings, 59, of Bradley Drive, Grantham: admitted driving a BMW vehicle on the A52 at Sedgebrook on February 19 after consuming so much alcohol that the propotion of it in his breath, 54 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, exceeded the 35mcg limit. Fined £120, £20 victim surcharge, £85 costs and disqualified from driving for 16 months, to be reduced by 16 weeks on completion of a drink-drive course.

Kristopher Henderson, 30, of 1 Royal Anglican, Royal Artillery Barracks, Woolwich: admitted driving a Seat vehicle in Cliffe Lane at the junction of Green Lane, Marston, on September 20, 2015, after consuming so much alcohol that the proportion of it in his breath, 174 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, exceeded the 35mcg limit. Fined £450, £45 victim surcharge, £85 costs and disqualified from driving for 20 months, to be reduced by 20 weeks on completion of a drink-drive course.

Brian John Robert Whiteside, 42, of Princess Drive, Grantham: admitted assault by beating in Grantham on February 16. Conditionally discharged for 12 months £15 victim surcharge and £85 costs.