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Prolific shoplifting, knife possession and harassment among charges put to Grantham defendants




Grantham area defendants brought before the courts recently include:

Benjamin Noddings, 40, of Wroxall Drive, Grantham: found guilty of having in his possession a locking folding knife in Grantham on October 31, 2020. He admits dishonestly receiving stolen goods, namely a sat nav and Ford Fiesta key, in Stamford between March 4 and March 6, 2020, and also stealing baby clothes from Peacocks in Grantham on December 8, 2020. Noddings was committed to prison for 26 weeks and 10 weeks concurrent, due in part because of his record of previous offending. He was also ordered to pay compensation of £50 to Peacocks.

Ben Alex Jonas, 24, of Sycamore Court, Grantham: admits harassing a woman by sending a series of unwanted emails between August 26 and September 30, 2020. He was fined £80 and ordered to pay a £34 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

Court Register (40487795)
Court Register (40487795)

Dean Jeffrey Deakin, 40, of William Street, Grantham: admits entering The Blue Bull in Grantham as a trespasser and stealing cannabis on May 25, 2020. He also admits having in his possession a quantity of class B drug cannabis in Grantham on May 26, 2020. He was discharged conditionally for 12 months and ordered to pay a £22 victim surcharge and £85 costs. Drugs and paraphernalia were forfeited and destroyed.

John Michael Wadsley, 31, of Grantley Street, Grantham: admits destroying a window in Grantham on October 10, 2020. The offence was committed while he was the subject of a community order made for an offence of assaulting a woman occasioning actual bodily harm; stealing beer from Iceland; damaging a door; and damaging a holding cell by urinating. Wadsley also admits assaulting a male by beating in Sleaford on December 21, 2020, assaulting a police officer in Sleaford on the same date and breaching a criminal behaviour order by carrying out the two assaults. He was committed to prison for 12 weeks, six weeks, four weeks and 18 weeks concurrent, ordered to have treatment for alcohol dependency for six months and told to pay £200 in compensation.

Jon Guy Mason, 43, of Wroxall Drive, Grantham: admits refusing to provide a specimen of blood for a laboratory test when suspected of having driven illegally and using a Peugeot vehicle in Grantham without insurance, both on July 3, 2020. He was fined £120, ordered to pay a £34 victim surcharge and £85 costs and banned from driving for 12 months.

Reginald Michael Barratt, 47, of Mill Lane, Great Ponton: guilty of driving an MG vehicle in Silver Street, Lincoln, without due care and attention on April 16, 2019. He was fined £440, ordered to pay a £44 victim surcharge and £85 costs and his driving licence endorsed with six penalty points.

Christian David James Macleod-Carey, 34, of Wilks Road, Grantham: admits driving a Ford Focus in Wilks Road when as accident occurred and damage was caused to perimeter fencing at a neighbouring address, and failing to stop. He also admits driving without due care and attention and without insurance, all on March 30, 2020. He was fined £120, ordered to pay a £32 victim surcharge and £85 costs and banned from driving for five months.

Jake Alan Ian Weighill, 19, of Dale Road, Grantham: admits being in charge of a Ford Fiesta in Turnor Road, Harrowby, with 3.6 microgrammes of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol per litre of blood, on June 9, 2020. He was fined £80, ordered to pay a £34 victim surcharge and banned from driving for six months.

Connor Barratt, 20, of Thames Road, Grantham: admits driving a Seat Ibiza in Holdingham with 2.6 microgrammes of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol per litre of blood, on June 14, 2020. He was fined £120, ordered to pay a £34 victim surcharge and banned from driving for 12 months.

Steven John Swain, 42, of Gorse Rise, Grantham: admits having in his possession a large, metal, two-prong carving fork and a large, metal kitchen knife, in Grantham on January 1, 2021. He was committed to prison for eight weeks suspended for one year, in part due to the knife crime being "directed at self as suicidal". He was also ordered to pay a £128 victim surcharge and £85 costs. The weapons were seized.

Wayne Kirby Doughty, 45, of no fixed address: admits stealing four cans of lager worth £7.75 from Morrisons in Grantham on October 16, 2020; stealing four cans of beer worth £8.89 from B&M Bargains on October 20; failing to comply with supervision requirements following release from prison; stealing alcohol worth £15 from Sainsbury's on January 4, 2021; stealing cosmetics worth £90 from Superdrug on January 7, 2021; stealing cosmetics worth £43 from Boots on December 31, 2020; stealing boxed solar lights, Yorkshire tea bags and a LOL Surprise! water toy from The Range on August 26, 2020; and stealing Carlsberg Special Brew worth £10 from Costcutter on August 23, 2020. He was committed to prison for six week and two weeks concurrent and ordered to pay £20 in compensation.



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