IN COURT: Cases in Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court this week
A MAN was given a suspended prison sentence after being found driving while unfit.
Jonathon Martin Marney admitted to driving a Seat Ibiza at the Queens College Arms on Aldermaston Road in Pamber End on September 2.
At the time, the 33-year-old was banned from driving.
Marney, whose address is listed in court documents as custody of a property on Robins Meadow in Evesham, was sentenced to four months in jail, suspended for one year.
Court documents show this was because the offense was “so serious” and “[continued] to offend in the same way ”.
He was further banned from driving for three years, ordered to pay costs of £ 85 and a victim surcharge of £ 128.
Marney also pleaded guilty to driving without insurance and received no separate penalties.
A SOUTH Ham man has to do community service after assaulting a police officer.
Maurice Patrick Bradbury, of Bolton Crescent, admitted assaulting Daniel Tompkins while in office at Basingstoke on May 10, 2020.
He previously denied the charges and chose a summary trial by magistrates, but changed his guilty plea when he appeared in Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court last week.
The 36-year-old also pleaded guilty to driving drunk at the West Ham roundabout on the same day as the offense.
He had 123 micrograms of alcohol in 100 milliliters of breath while driving a Volkswagen Golf, above the legal limit of 35.
Magistrates have given Bradbury a Community Order, which will see him participate in the 15-day Thinking Skills Rehabilitation Program, as well as 200 hours of unpaid work next year.
He also has to pay £ 30 in costs and a victim fine surcharge of £ 95.
Bradbury was banned from driving for three years.
A BASINGSTOKE man admitted to not stopping after being involved in an accident.
Giovanni Bigan, of Skippetts Gardens, admitted to driving a vehicle that did not stop after an accident with a red BMW on Grove Road on November 30, 2020.
His case has been adjourned due to lack of court time and he will appear in Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court on September 21.
A MAN has appeared in court for stealing over £ 1,500 of CBD.
Damien Andrew Hamer is charged with the theft of £ 544.92 of CBD products from Holland and Barret in Aldershot on May 26, and then £ 1,014.76 on June 15.
He is also charged with the theft of a £ 379 television set from Lidl on June 11, £ 36 of food from Iceland on June 4, £ 637.73 of Holland an Barrett’s glucosamine on May 31 and £ 218.41 of detergent laundry, air fresheners and razors from Bonnes Affaires between June 29 and 30
The total value of the goods he is accused of stealing is £ 2,830.82.
The 41-year-old, from Victoria Road in Aldershot, has not pleaded guilty.
His case was adjourned to Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court last week and he will appear in the same court on October 11. He was released on unconditional bail.
WOMAN caught speeding in Hook has been fined.
Faridah Naiga, of Gardenia Avenue in Luton, was driving a Ford on the A30 London Road as she was traveling above the 40 mph speed limit.
The violation took place on October 8, 2020.
The 38-year-old, who admitted the charge last week, has been fined £ 66 and a victim fine surcharge of £ 34.
She also got three points on her license.