Court listings from the Eastbourne area

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May 24:

James Gibbins, 46, of Rockhurst Drive, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to being found at an address in Eastbourne, on February 5, that he was prohibited from visiting due to a restraining order. He was also found guilty of being in breach of a restraining order, at Marine Parade, Eastbourne, on December 15. He was fined £50.

The following are court results from Hastings Magistrates’ Court which covers the Eastbourne area from May 24 - May 25.

May 25:

Laura Groome, 23, of Warrior Square, St Leonards, pleaded guilty to assaulting a police officer. The offence took place at the Hammonds Drive Custody Centre, Eastbourne, on May 5. She was fined £40.

Paul Holmes, 32, of Balmoral Road, Polegate, pleaded guilty to stealing electrical goods worth £254 from Tesco at St Leonards on May 6. He also pleaded guilty to stealing electrical items, of an unknown value, from Tesco, St Leonards, on May 1. He was fined £120. The court did not order compensation as Tesco is pursuing other channels of recovery.

Michael Patton, 57, of Poussan, France, pleaded guilty to driving a Citroen car on Saffrons Road, Eastbourne, on May 8 while over the drink-drive limit. He gave a breath alcohol reading of 54 microgrammes. The legal limit is 35mg. He was fined £120 and banned from driving for four months.

Nathaniel Billings, 31, of Earl Street, Hastings, pleaded guilty to obstructing a police officer in the exercise of his powers under the Misuse of Drugs Act. The offence took place at Pevensey on May 6. He was fined £80.

Shane Bond, 21, of Winchcombe Road, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to stealing three bottles of whisky worth £51 from Waitrose at Eastbourne, on April 15. He also pleaded guilty to stealing packets of steak, of an unknown value, from Marks and Spencer, at Eastbourne, on May 23. The court made a community order with a requirement for drug dependency treatment.

Ethan Pratt, 18, of Lottbridge Drove, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to trying to dispose of two stolen Samsung phones. The offence took place at Langney Road, Eastbourne, on February 2. He was fined £135.

Glenn Trevelion, 47, of The Link, EastDean, pleaded guilty to driving a Nissan car on Park Avenue, Eastbourne, on May 7, while over the drink-drive limit. He gave a breath alcohol reading of 59 microgrammes. The legal limit is 35mg. He was fined £320 and banned from driving for one year.

Sharna Weller, 32, of Elms Avenue, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to stealing three bottles of whisky worth £51 from Waitrose at Eastbourne, on April 15. The court made a community order with a requirement for drug dependency treatment.

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