Latest news from Lincolnshire’s Magistrates Courts
David Marsh, 46, of St Albans Close, Hibaldstow, has been found not guilty of three charges under the Malicious Communications Act after he stood trial at Scunthorpe Magistrates’ Court on December 15.
The court was told how magistrates found Mr Marsh not guilty of sending emails, which allegedly conveyed a threat for the purpose of causing distress or anxiety, to NHS Choices, Rotherham and South Humber NHS Trust and Grimsby and Scunthorpe Newsdesk, in Hibaldstow between September 9 and 10.
Mr Marsh had pleaded not guilty to all three charges.
The case has now been dismissed.
Cain Barratt, 19, of Park View, South View Avenue, Brigg, has admitted failing to comply with the requirements of a community order, Scunthorpe Magistrates’ Court was told on December 16.
The court heard how Barratt admitted failing to attend appointments, as instructed, on November 12 and 26, and failing to provide evidence for the failure within a specified time.
The case has been adjourned until January 13 when Barratt is due to be sentenced.
Andrea Stephenson, 40, of Deane Walk, Dunholme, has been sentenced after she pleaded guilty to an offence under the Public Order Act, Lincoln Magistrates’ Court was told on December 17.
The court heard how Stephenson admitted using threatening or abusive words or behaviour or disorderly behaviour within the hearing or sight of a person likely to be caused harassment, alarm or distress.
The incident happened in Deane Walk, Dunholme on July 5 last year, the court was told.
Stephenson has been given a 12-month conditional discharge.
She has been ordered to pay a £150 criminal courts charge, £20 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service and a £15 victim surcharge, the court heard.
Gloria Reed, 34, of Bridge Street, Brigg, has been sentenced after she pleaded guilty to two counts of assault by beating, Grimsby Magistrates’ Court heard on December 18.
The court was told how Reed admitted two counts of assaulting a woman by beating her.
Both incidents happened in Cleethorpes on August 8 last year.
The court was told how the two charges were in relation to two different women.
Reed has been given a 12-month conditional discharge.
She has been ordered to pay a £150 criminal courts charge and £15 victim surcharge, the court was told.
Ian Speirs, 46, of Thorpe Lane, Tealby, is to stand trial accused of theft, Lincoln Magistrates’ Court heard on December 18.
The court was told how Mr Speirs has been accused of stealing two DVDs, to the value of £23, from Tesco in Market Rasen on April 11, last year.
He has pleaded not guilty to this charge.
Mr Speirs is due to stand trial at Lincoln Magistrates’ Court on March 21.
The case has been adjourned until this date, the court heard.
David Cross, 32, of King Street, Market Rasen, has been charged with two offences under the Theft Act, Lincoln Magistrates’ Court heard on December 18.
The court was told how Mr Cross is accused of taking a Peugeot vehicle without the owner’s consent in John Street, Wainfleet on July 8 last year.
He is also accused of stealing two laptops belonging to a woman in Wainfleet, on July 8 last year.
Mr Cross has not yet entered a plea for either of the charges.
The case has been adjourned until January 15, the court heard.
Elliott Brackenbury-Danquah, 20, of Westdale Crescent, Kirton Lindsey, has been charged with an offence under the Criminal Damage Act, Scunthorpe Magistrates’ Court was told on December 21.
The court heard how Mr Brackenbury-Danquah is accused of causing criminal damage to a UPVC door, to the value of £565, in Gainsthorpe on May 2 last year.
He has not yet entered a plea.
The case has been adjourned until January 6, the court was told.
Mr Brackenbury-Danquah has been given unconditional bail until this date.
Jonathan Lyon, 45, of Plimsoll Way, Hull - previously of Chestnut Grove, Barnetby le Wold - has pleaded not guilty to an assault by beating charge, Lincoln Magistrates’ Court was told on December 22.
The court heard how Mr Lyon has been charged with assaulting an woman by beating her in Keelby on May 10.
He has denied this charge and the case has been adjourned until January 21, the court heard.
Mr Lyon has been given unconditional bail until this date.