Court listings from the Eastbourne area

The scales of justice
The scales of justice

The following are court results from Hastings Magistrates’ Court which covers the Eastbourne area from April 27 - May 4.

April 27:

Paulo Vieira, 45, of Elms Avenue, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to assaulting a woman by beating. The offence took place at Sydney Road, Eastbourne, on March 6. The court made a community order with a requirement of 80 hours of unpaid work and ordered him to pay £40 compensation.

Robert Bartlett, 41, of Cambridge Road, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to assaulting a police officer. The offence took place at Eastbourne Fisherman’s Club, Royal Parade, on April 11. He was fined £270 and ordered to pay £75 compensation.

Kevin Pennock, 47, of Lofthouse Drive, Hampden Park, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to stealing two blood pressure monitors, worth £182.24, from Boots at the Arndale Centre on April 9. He was given a one year conditional discharge.

April 29:

Joseph Concannon, 30, of First Avenue, West Molesey, Surrey, was found guilty of intending to burgle a property at Westham, Pevensey. He was also found guilty of being in possession of a screwdriver, crowbar and gloves, for use in connection with theft. The offence took place on October 24 when he was in the enclosed garden of a property at Gallows Lane. The court made a community order with a requirement of 150 hours of unpaid work.

May 3:

Anthony Carroll, 44, of Seaside Road, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to assaulting a woman by beating. The offence took place at Grassington Road, Eastbourne, on January 14. He also pleaded guilty to damaging a vase on the same date. The court fined him £60 and made a community order. Magistrates also issued a restraining order.

Charlotte Clayton, 31, of St George’s Road, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to dishonestly failing to notify Eastbourne Borough Council of a change in her circumstances which would affect housing benefit entitlement. The offence took place between July 2012 and June 2014. The court made a community order with a requirement of 120 hours of unpaid work.

Samuel Hodgson, 20, of Southern Road, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to dangerous driving on Brassey Avenue, Eastbourne, on January 11. He also pleaded guilty to driving without a licence and having no insurance. He was banned from driving for two years and sentenced to 26 weeks in prison, suspended for 18 months. The court also made a community order.

Zheer Shapol, 20, of Enys Road, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to being in possession of a quantity of cocaine. The offence to place at Cornfield Lane, Eastbourne, on March 26. The court made a community order with a requirement of 50 hours of unpaid work.

May 4:

Kei Relf, 20, of Southern Road, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to two charges of using threatening behaviour. The offences took place at Southern Road, Eastbourne, on April 14. The court made a community order with a 39 day electronically monitored curfew between 8pm and 6am. Magistrates also issued a restraining order.

Matthew Summerford, 31, of Lansdowne Drive, Hailsham, pleaded guilty to driving a Transit van on Beatty Road, Eastbourne, on April 15 while over the drink-drive limit. He gave a breath alcohol reading of 67 microgammes. The legal limit is 35mg. He was fined £350 and banned from driving for three years.

Robin Thomas, 43, of Western Road, Hailsham, pleaded guilty to driving a Mercedes car on the A22 Hailsham bypass, on April 16, while more than twice over the legal drink-drive limit. He gave a breath alcohol reading of 80 microgrammes. The legal limit is 35mg. He was fined £500 and banned from driving for 20 months.

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