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The following are court results from Hastings Magistrates’ Court which covers the Eastbourne area from June 15 - June 20.

June 15:

Jack Beaver, 24, of Gardner Close, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to driving a Ford Focus, at Gardner Close, on May 16, while disqualified from driving. The court banned him from driving for a further year and made a community order.

Kara Connelly, 28, of Woburn Way, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to driving a Peugeot car on Beamsley Road, Eastbourne, on May 28, while over the drink-drive limit. She gave a breath alcohol reading of 42 microgrammes. The legal limit is 35mg. She was fined £180 and banned from driving for three years.

Lee Mallows, 22, of London Road, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to stealing a steriliser worth £150 from Mothercare at Hampden Retail Park, Eastbourne, on May 16. He was given an 18 month conditional discharge and ordered to pay £150 compensation.

Mdtaslim Rahman, 22, of Cavendish Place, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to driving a Skoda car on the A22 at Hailsham on May 31 while over the drink-drive limit. He gave a breath alcohol reading of 43 microgrammes. The legal limit is 35mg. He was fine £250 and banned from driving for 12 months.

Jamie Tanner, 24, of London Road, Hailsham, pleaded guilty to stealing a remote controlled car, worth £50, from Mothercare at Hampden Retail Park, Eastbourne, on May 16. He was given a one year conditional discharge and ordered to pay £50 compensation.

Danny Mass, 22, of Cinque Ports Way, Seaford, pleaded guilty to stealing Tommy Hilfiger fragrance and a soft drink, worth £17.39, from Boots, at the Arndale Centre, Eastbourne, on May 26. He was given a one year conditional discharge.

Wesley Solway, 36, of Seaside Road, Eastbourne, pleaded guilty to stealing a bottle of Bombay Sapphire gin, from Waitrose, in Eastbourne, on June 1. He was given a one year conditional discharge.

June 16:

Emma Courtney, 38, of York Road, Eastbourne, was found guilty of stealing a Volvo vehicle. The offence took place at Hawkhurst Close, Eastbourne, on November 2 last year. She pleaded guilty to driving without a licence and driving with no insurance. She was fined a total of £220 and ordered to pay £310 in costs. The court also made a community order.

Douglas Warrington, 62, of Southborne Road, Eastbourne, was found guilty of dangerous driving. The offence took place on September 29 last year at ESK, Courtlands Road, Eastbourne. He was banned from driving for a year and fined £600. He was also ordered to pay £620 court costs.

Mark Whitehorn, 46, of Hawkhurst Close, Eastbourne, was found guilty of stealing a car. The offence took place at Hawkhurst Close, Eastbourne, on November 2 last year in a joint enterprise with Emma Courtney. He was fined £100 and ordered to pay £310 in costs. The court also made a community order.

June 20:

Bobby Burnett, 28, of no fixed address, pleaded guilty to assaulting a woman by beating her. The offence took place at Otham Park, Hailsham, on June 9. He also pleaded guilty to charges of intimidating a witness and harassment by making intimidating phone calls to the victim’s mother while in custody, stealing a mobile phone and fraud. He was sent to prison for a total of 18 weeks. Magistrates said the reason for the sentence was because of the seriousness of the offences and previous convictions. The court also issued a restraining order.

Callum Parker, 31, of Boulthurst Way, Oxted, Surrey, pleaded guilty to being in possession of cannabis. The offence took place at Eastbourne on March 28. He was fined £80.

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