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Court listings for Newark area: Racially-aggravated offence, drink-drivers and assaults on police officers

A NEWARK man received a suspended prison sentence for his third racially-aggravated offence since 2016.

Chris Conroy, the former head of the English Defence League in Newark, was sentenced by Nottingham magistrates to 12 weeks custody, suspended for a year, for the use of racially-aggravated threatening behaviour towards a police officer.

Conroy, 31, of Wolsey Road, Newark, admitted the offence and must take part in rehabilitation as part of his sentence and pay the officer £50 compensation.

Nottingham Magistrates' Court.
Nottingham Magistrates' Court.

Conroy was also told to pay £213 in costs.

A DRINK-DRIVER who assaulted a policewoman who detained her received a suspended prison sentence of four weeks.

22-year-old Amy Buchanan was stopped on Kirkgate, Newark, where 100ml of her breath contained 66mg of alcohol. The legal limit is 35.

The sentence was suspended for 12 months following guilty pleas to drink-driving and assaulting a police officer, for which she was fined £350.

Buchanan, of Chesterfield Court, Gedling, who was banned from driving for 19 months, must also pay £207 costs.

A BURGLAR who stole beauty goods worth in excess of £1,000 has been jailed.

Terri Styring, 28, of Queens Court, Newark, admitted the burglary of Catherine Carter Beauty on Millgate and was ordered to pay £100 compensation.

She further admitted stealing air fresheners worth £142.60 from the Albert Street Co-op and was told to pay £71.30 compensation.

Both offences were committed with the same accomplice.

Styring, a prolific offender, also admitted entering the Co-op was a breach of a Criminal Behaviour Order.

She was jailed for a total of 20 weeks.

DRINK-DRIVER James Hoyes was sentenced to a community order with a rehabilitation requirement and 80 hours of community service following a guilty plea.

Hoyes, 40, of Goldstraw Lane, Fernwood, blew 100mg of alcohol in 100ml of breath. He was banned from driving for 23 months and must also pay £180 costs.

A 28-YEAR-OLD man who assaulted a police officer was fined £150 and told to pay £50 compensation.

Linas Mulevicius, of Cross Street, Newark, pleaded guilty.

A DRIVER who was nearly four times the drink-drive limit received a suspended prison sentence and a four-year ban.

Adam Wantoch-Rehowski, 50, of Rufford Street, Manton, blew 134mg of alcohol in 100ml of breath.

He committed the offence on Old Rufford Road, Bilsthorpe, whilst on bail for drink-driving.

Wantoch-Rehowski received 18 weeks, suspended for two years, with 250 hours of unpaid work. He was also told to pay £213.

A MAN who assaulted a shopworker during a theft received a sentence of 16 weeks in prison, suspended for 12 months, at Nottingham Magistrates' Court.

Kane Brackenbury, 27, of New Street, Grantham, was in the process of stealing perfume worth £1,500 when he assaulted the female worker.

Both offences were admitted and Brackenbury must pay costs totalling £213, which will be deducted from benefits.

A MOTORIST who was more than twice the drink-drive limit was fined £562 and banned for 17 months.

Rikki Wilks, 33, of Peashill Lane, Cotgrave, blew 81mg of alcohol in 100ml of breath.

Wilks, who pleaded guilty, was also told to pay £141 in costs.

GIUSEPPE CAPICOTTO, 35, was fined £583 and banned from the roads for 23 months after he admitted drink-driving.

Capicotto, of the Travelodge, A1 southbound, North Muskham, pleaded guilty to having 91mg of alcohol in 100ml of breath.

He was ordered to pay £143 costs.

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