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 May 17 - May 19.

May 17:

Brian Bigsby, 52, of Bridgemere Road, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to intentionally exposing his genitals with the intention that someone would be caused alarm or distress. The offence took place at Whittle Drive, Eastbourne, on January 20. He was sent to prison for six weeks, suspended for 12 months. The court also made a community order and issued a restraining order.

Richard Wilkinson, 41, of Cavalry Crescent, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to assaulting a woman by beating. The offence took place at Old Town Recreation Ground on March 14. He was fined £100 and the court made a community order with a requirement to attend a domestic abuse programme.

Angelo Kyprianou, 30, of Langney Road, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to being in possession of a kitchen knife, with a seven inch blade, in a public place. The offence took place at Cavendish Place, Eastbourne, on February 13. He was sentenced to 26 weeks in prison. Magistrates said the reason for the prison sentence was that it was a second offence and because of the size and nature of the weapon and circumstances.

May 19:

Darren Foster, 35, of Moatcroft Road, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to driving an Audi car on Eastbourne Road, Eastbourne, on November 25 while disqualified. He also pleaded guilty to driving with no insurance. He was fined a total of £440 and banned from driving for six months. His driving record was endorsed with six penalty points.

Shane Gilson, 30, of Elms Avenue, Eastbourne, was found guilty of being drunk and disorderly at Cornfield Road, Eastbourne, on April 1. He also pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly at Terminus Road, Eastbourne, on April 13. The court made a community order with an alcohol treatment requirement.

Michael Hill, 73, of Brittenden Lane, Waldron, Heathfield, pleaded guilty to driving a vehicle on the A22 at Polegate on March 31 while over the drink-drive limit. He gave a blood alcohol reading of 216 microgrammes. The legal limit is 80mg. He was fined £600 and his driving record was endorsed with 10 penalty points.

Alan Janeway, 62, of Gardner Close, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to driving a Vauxhall Vectra on Prince William Road, Eastbourne, on May 5 while over the drink-drive limit. He gave a breath alcohol reading of 70 microgrammes. The legal limit is 35mg. He was fined £300 and banned from driving for 15 months.

Richie Taylor, 30, of Claremont Road, Seaford, pleaded guilty to being in breach of a non-molestation order, imposed by the court, by leaving a voice mail. The offence took place on April 30 at Jevington Gardens, Eastbourne. He was fined £50.

Katherine Welton, 48, of Telford Lane, Hailsham, pleaded guilty to driving a Vauxhall car on the A22 and A267 at Hailsham, on May 3 while nearly three times over the drink-drive limit. She gave a breath alcohol reading of 108 microgrammes. The legal limit is 35mg. She was fined £400 and banned from driving for 20 months.

Lukasz Wooster, 39, of East Grinstead, pleaded guilty to driving an Audi car on Eastbourne Road, Willingdon, on February 25 while more than twice over the drink-drive limit. He gave a breath alcohol reading of 100 microgrammes. The legal limit is 35mg. He was banned from driving for two years and the court made a community order with a requirement of 100 hours of unpaid work.

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