Hospital burglar and man who obstructed train appear in court

Scunthorpe General Hospital
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A criminal who stole items from a hospital and charity shop, a man who obstructed a train service between Scunthorpe and Doncaster and a thief who stole blocks of cheese worth £120 have been sentenced by magistrates in Grimsby.

While some cases were adjourned to a later date and others sent to Grimsby Crown Court, offenders from across northern Lincolnshire were still handed prison sentences, community orders, hefty fines and driving bans last week.

Here are several people who have been sentenced at Grimsby Magistrates' Court in recent days.

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James Rhodes, 52, of Mary Street, Scunthorpe pleaded guilty to one count of burglary in which he entered Scunthorpe General Hospital as a trespasser and stole a laptop, a docking station and a handheld radio, two counts of theft from a shop in which he stole a coffee machine worth £150 from British Heart Foundation and two bottles of whiskey from Sainsbury's and one count of using racially aggravated, threatening and abusive words or behaviour towards another person. He was given a 12-month suspended sentence order.

Bradley Welch, 24, of Haynes Close, Scunthorpe indicated a plea of guilty to obstructing a train on the railway by an unlawful act, wilful omission or neglect, namely being on the wrong side of a bridge obstructing an engine or carriage on the railway in Scunthorpe. He was given a 12-month suspended sentence order.

Grimsby Magistrates Court -Credit:Donna Clifford/GrimsbyLive
Grimsby Magistrates Court -Credit:Donna Clifford/GrimsbyLive

Kyle Stevenson, 33, of Freeston Street, Cleethorpes pleaded guilty to one count of criminal damage in which he damaged a window worth £2,000 belonging to Marks and Spencer and three counts of theft from a shop in which he stole blocks of cheese worth £120 from Heron Foods and Farmfoods and biscuits and chocolate worth £53 from Heron Foods. He also pleaded guilty to the possession of spice. He was given a 12-month suspended sentence order and ordered to pay £250 in compensation.

George Barnard-Mumby, 23, of Northlands Road, Winterton pleaded guilty to using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour with intent to cause fear of or provoke unlawful violence. He was handed a three-year football banning order which prohibits him from attending any home or away Scunthorpe United FC games and ordered to pay a £120 victim services surcharge and £85 in costs to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Scott Dillon, 36, of Corinthian Avenue, Grimsby indicated pleas of guilty to the breach of a restraining order after being found inside an address with the victim and two counts of assault by beating against two police officers. He was jailed for 16 weeks.

Lee Chambers, 44, of Elsenham Road, Grimsby pleaded guilty to two counts of assault by beating, two counts of common assault, one count of theft from a shop in which he stole two cans of lager from Aldi and one count of using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour with intent to cause fear of or provoke unlawful violence. He was jailed for 16 weeks and ordered to pay £200 in compensation.

Leanne Mussell, 40, of Carnforth Crescent, Grimsby pleaded guilty to two counts of common assault against an emergency worker, namely two police officers. She was given an 18-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay a £26 victim services surcharge.

Joshua Fawcett, 31, of Pintail Close, Scunthorpe pleaded guilty to driving whilst above the legal alcohol limit, driving without an appropriate licence and driving without insurance. He was disqualified from driving for 12 months and ordered to pay a £200 fine, £85 in costs to the Crown Prosecution Service and an £80 victim services surcharge.

Mark Phillips, 22, of The Rise, South Ferriby pleaded guilty to driving whilst under the influence of cannabis. He was disqualified from driving for 12 months and ordered to pay a £120 fine and £85 in costs to the Crown Prosecution Service.