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The following are court results from Hastings Magistrates’ Court covering the Eastbourne area from December 23 - December 30.

December 23:

Ryan Hills, aged 23, of Susans Road, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to driving a Mitsubishi vehicle on Kings Drive, Eastbourne, on Saturday October 31 while having drugs in his bloodstream which exceeded the legal limit. He admitted three charges of having Benzoylecgonoine, cannabis and Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol in his system. He was banned from driving for 18 months. The court also made a community order with a requirement of 80 hours of unpaid work.

Daryl Tones, aged 24, of Camber Way, Pevensey Bay, pleaded guilty to driving a Ford Focus on Sevenoaks Road, Eastbourne, on December 3 while over the drink drive limit. He gave an alcohol breath reading of 68 microgrammes. The legal limit is 35mg. He was fined £250 and banned from driving for 18 months.

Christopher Ford, aged 26, of Kirkstall Close, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to trespassing on railway lines at Eastbourne. The offence took place near Hazelwood Avenue on December 8. He was given a one year conditional discharge.

Robert Bryant, aged 39, of Woodlands Road, East Grinstead, pleaded guilty to three charges of contacting a woman by text message while being prohibited from doing so by a restraining order made by a court in July last year. The offences took place at Hailsham in October and November. He was fined £500.

December 30:

Matthew Hardy, aged 39, of Hythe Crescent, Seaford, pleaded guilty to stealing a soundbar and DVD player worth £59.98 from T J Hughes at Eastbourne on December 12. He was given a one year conditional discharge.

Lyndon Roberts, aged 53, of the Salvation Army Night Shelter, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly in Terminus Road, Eastbourne, on December 12. He also pleaded guilty to stealing a bottle of champagne from Marks and Spencers in Eastbourne, worth £16 on November 30. He was given a one year conditional discharge and ordered to pay £16 compensation.

Daryl Standen, aged 26, of Cavalry Crescent, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to driving a Volkswagen Golf vehicle on Barnhorn Road, Bexhill, on November 9 while having the drug Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol in his blood stream, exceeding the legal limit. He was fined £375 and banned from driving for one year.

Alison White, aged 51, of Lincoln Close, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to driving a BMW vehicle on Eastbourne Road, Willingdon, on December 12 while more than twice over the drink drive limit. She gave a breath alcohol reading of 92 microgrammes. The legal limit is 35mg. She was fined £815 and banned from driving for 23 months.

Michael Bird, aged 42, of Midhurst Road, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to assault by beating, at St Leonards, on December 13. He also pleaded guilty to damaging a windscreen and rearview mirror of a vehicle belonging to Phoenix Taxis and assaulting a police officer and damaging his glasses. The court ordered him to pay £1,655 in fines, court costs and compensation.

Aaron Smart, aged 28, of Horsfield Road, Lewes, pleaded guilty to damaging an iPhone, belonging to a woman, at Cornish Close, Eastbourne, in August. He was given a one year conditional discharge.

Jake Spencer, aged 23, of Tunbridge Wells, pleaded guilty to assaulting a female police officer and obstructing a police offer. The offences took place at Terminus Road, Eastbourne, on September 13. He also pleaded guilty to being in possession of a quantity of cannabis. The court made a community order and ordered him to pay £60 compensation.

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