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Latest news from Lincolnshire’s Magistrates Courts

Mathew Teanby, 41, of College Yard, Brigg, has had a warrant issued for his arrest after he failed to turn up for a hearing a Scunthorpe Magistrates’ Court on October 7.

The court was told how Mr Teanby had been due in the dock accused of failing to comply with the supervision requirements imposed following release from a period of imprisonment in that on August 18 and 27 and September 11 he allegedly failed to keep in touch with his supervising officer and failed to provide evidence for the failure within a specified time.

Mr Teanby has not yet entered a plea.

The case has been adjourned.

Benjamin Clarke

Benjamin Clarke, 20, of Stayton Drive, Immingham - previously of Draycot, Nettleton - is due to be sentenced at Lincoln Crown Court after he pleaded guilty to three charges, Lincoln Magistrates’ Court was told on September 30.

The court was told how Clarke has admitted burglary, theft from a motor vehicle, and attempted theft from a motor vehicle.

All three offences happened in the Gainsborough area on August 7.

Clarke entered outbuildings at Beck Farm, Wharton, with intent to steal, the court was told.

He stole a £100 Tom Tom sat nav from a motor vehicle and attempted to steal from a black Mercedes 73 PA, the court was told.

Clarke has been given conditional bail.

He is due to appear at Lincoln Crown Court on November 11 when he will be sentenced.

The case has been adjourned.

Brian Hewitt

Brian Hewitt, 31, of Riby Road, Market Rasen, has pleaded not guilty to three motoring charges, Lincoln Magistrates’ Court was told on October 7.

The court was told how Hewitt has been accused of failing to stop his vehicle after an accident that allegedly damaged a horse in The Brickyard, Limber on December 26, last year.

He is also accused of failing to report the accident at a police station or to a constable as soon as was reasonably practicable, and within 24 hours.

His third charge is for allegedly driving in The Brickyard, Limber, without due care and attention, on December 26, last year.

Mr Hewitt is due to stand trial at Lincoln Magistrates’ Court on December 14.

The case has been adjourned.

Anthony Smith

Anthony Smith, 27, of Westwick Drive, Lincoln, has been handed a suspended prison sentence after he pleaded guilty to assaulting a woman in Caistor, Lincoln Magistrates’ Court was told on October 7.

The court was told how Smith admitted assaulting a woman by beating her in Caistor on August 20.

Smith had originally denied the charge but changed his plea.

He was handed a 10-week prison sentence, suspended for 24 months and must comply with a rehabilitation activity requirement for a maximum of 25 days.

He was also handed a two-year restraining order.

Smith was ordered to pay a £150 criminal courts charge and £100 compensation.

Callum Middleton

Callum Middleton, 21, of King Street, Market Rasen, has had a warrant issued for his arrest after he failed to turn up for a hearing at Lincoln Magistrates’ Court on October 8.

The court was told how Middleton is accused of stealing two bottles of alcohol to the value of £33 from Tesco in Market Rasen on May 28.

Middleton has not yet entered a plea.

The case has been adjourned.

Charles Pickering

Charles Pickering, of Ashling Lane, Dunholme, has been fined after he pleaded guilty to an offence under the Town and Country Planning Act, Lincoln Magistrates’ Court was told on October 8.

The court was told how Pickering admitted being in breach of an enforcement notice issued on June 10, 2013 by West Lindsey District Council in that he failed to remove a roof and reduce a wall height that was in excess of that granted permission.

The court was told he failed to complete the building in accordance with the plans and conditions approved under planning permission.

The court was told how the incident happened ‘on or about’ March 31 this year.

Pickering has been fined £800.

He has been ordered to pay £1,206.94 costs and an £80 victim surcharge.

Martin French

Martin French, 58, of Windsmoor Road, Brookenby, has been sentenced after he pleaded guilty to drink driving, Lincoln Magistrates’ Court was told on October 14.

The court was told how French admitted driving a Vauxhall Vivaro van when he was almost one-and-a-half times the legal limit.

A test showed French had 52 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, the court was told.

The incident happened in Newland, Lincoln on July 28.

French has been banned from driving for 12 months and fined £110.

He has been ordered to pay a £150 criminal courts charge, £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service and a £20 victim surcharge.