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Peter Rae, 33, of Millers Close, Kirton, Lindsey, has been sentenced for an assault and a public order offence, Scunthorpe Magistrates’ Court heard on June 23.

The court was told how Rae was found guilty of assaulting a woman by beating her at Greggs Bakery in Ashby High Street.

The incident happened on April.

Rae had denied this charge.

The court heard he was also found guilty of using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour with intent to cause a woman to believe that immediate unlawful violence would be used against her.

The court was told this happened in Scunthorpe on April 3.

Rae had also denied this charge.

For each offence Rae has been fined £250.

He has been ordered to pay £200 compensation to each of his two victims, the court heard.

And Rae must pay £625 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service.

William Loft

William Loft, 20, of Dalmation Way, Broughton, has been sentenced for a motoring offence, Scunthorpe Magistrates’ Court heard on June 30.

The court was told how Loft pleaded guilty to failing to provide a specimen of blood for analysis in the course of an investigation into whether he had committed an offence under the Road Traffic Act.

The incident happened in Broughton on March 12.

Loft has been banned from driving for 12 months and fined £270.

He has been ordered to pay £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service and a £27 victim surcharge.

The court heard how Loft had also been charged with driving without due care and attention, failing to stop a vehicle after a road accident and failing to report a road accident.

Loft pleaded not guilty to all three of these charges.

All three have been dismissed by the court because no evidence was offered.

John Appleyard

John Appleyard, 40, of Kingfisher Drive, Market Rasen, has been sentenced for an offence under the Misuse of Drugs Act and an offence under the Road Traffic Act, Lincoln Magistrates’ Court heard on June 30.

The court was told how Appleyard pleaded guilty to having a quantity of class B drug cannabis in his possession at Caenby Corner on April 6.

He has been fined £415 and ordered to pay £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Appleyard also admitted driving a Mercedes ML270 vehicle when the proportion of a controlled drug Delta--9-tetrahydrocannabinol, (T.H.C) in his blood, exceeded the specified limit.

This happened on the A631 at Caenby Corner on April 6.

For this offence, Appleyard has been banned from driving for 36 months and has been handed a community order with three month curfew with electronic monitoring.

And he has been ordered to pay a £60 victim surcharge.

Carl Houlden

Carl Houlden, 43, of Honington Crescent, Lincoln, has been sentenced for drink-driving in the Market Rasen area, Lincoln Magistrates’ Court heard on July 2.

The court was told how Houlden pleaded guilty to driving a Citroen Berlingo vehicle when he was just over the legal alcohol limit.

A test showed Houlden had 41 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

The incident happened on Louth Road, East Barkwith on May 12.

Houlden has been banned from driving for three years and fined £120, the court heard.

He has been ordered to pay £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service and a £30 victim surcharge.

The court heard how Houlden also pleaded guilty to failing to surrender to custody at Lincoln Magistrates’ Court on June 30, having been released on bail by Lincoln police on May 12.

Houlden was given no separate penalty for this offence.

Benedict Moore

Benedict Moore, 18, of Normanby Cliff, Market Rasen, has been sentenced for a motori ng offence, Lincoln Magistrates’ Court heard on July 6.

The court was told how Moore failed to stop a Fiat Punto vehicle he was driving after an accident which injured another person and caused damage to another vehicle.

The incident happened at the McDonald’s drive-through in Outer Circle Retail Park, Lincoln on October 12 last year.

The court heard how Moore had previously denied this charge but changed his plea to guilty at the hearing on July 6.

Moore has been fined £110 and had his driving record endorsed with five penalty points.

He has been ordered to pay £100 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service and a £20 victim surcharge.

The court heard how Moore had also been charged with failing to report the accident at a police station or to a constable as soon as was reasonably practicable, and in any case within twenty-four hours.

Moore pleaded not guilty to this charge and it has now been dismissed by the court because no evidence was offered.