Round up of cases in front of the south Essex magistrates courts

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Round up of cases in front of the south Essex magistrates courts
Round up of cases in front of the south Essex magistrates courts

The south Essex magistrates have been busy again with a range of cases.

Here's our latest round up of cases in front of the magistrates.

Christopher Poulton, 37, of Begonia Drive, Basildon was in court for assault and malicious communication.

Between August 11 and 14 in Southend he sent a woman an electronic communication, namely text messages and voicemails , which was, in whole or part, of an indecent or grossly offensive nature for the purpose of causing distress or anxiety to the recipient or to any other person to whom you intended that it or its contents or nature should be communicated.

A community order was made and The defendant must comply with the following requirements: Have treatment for alcohol dependency by or under the direction of as directed by Probation for 6 months, a maximum of 30 days Rehabilitation Activity Requirement. He was Fined £300, ordered to pay compensation of £100, a surcharge to fund victim services of £95 and pay costs of £100 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

On August 12 in Southend he assaulted by beating him. A community order made. The defendant must comply with the following requirements: Have treatment for alcohol dependency by or under the direction of as directed by Probation for 6 months, a maximum of 30 days Rehabilitation Activity Requirement.

A restraining order made for the defendant in the following terms: Not to contact the victim of anyone involved in the case directly or indirectly except via Solicitors, Family Court or Social Services for the purposes of child contact only, Not to go to their address except on one occasion only to collect belongings accompanied by a Police Officer.

He was also ordered to pay compensation of £100.

Amina Benzenati, 35, of Park Inn Palace Hotel, Church Road, Southend was sentenced for using threatening or abusive words or behaviour or disorderly behaviour.

On June 3 in Southend she used 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 thereby.

She was fined £60, ordered to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £34 and pay costs of £50 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Shane Smith, 37, of Lincoln Road, Basildon was sentenced for assault.

On December 3 in Basildon he assaulted a victim by beating her.

A community order was made. The defendant must comply with the following requirements: 70 hours of unpaid work. A Restraining order was made for the defendant in the following terms: Not to contact directly on indirectly the victim. He was ordered to pay compensation of £100, a surcharge to fund victim services of £95, costs of £50 to the Crown Prosecution Service. An application made for benefit deductions. The sum to be recovered is £245.

Jamie Arnott, 44, of Littlebury Green, Basildon was in court for failing to without reasonable excuse to comply with a community requirement of a suspended sentence order.

He failed without reasonable excuse to comply with a community requirement of a suspended sentence order made by Chelmsford Magistrates' Court on December 18 by failing to attend a Planned Office Visit on May 4 2022.

Mr Arnott failed to attend Planned Office Visit on May 25. Mr Arnott failed to attend a Planned Office Visit on June 1. Mr Arnott failed to provide acceptable documentary evidence of reasons for absences within the specified time limit.

He was fined £20.

Seamus Newton, 23, of Locksley Close, Southend was in court for failing without reasonable excuse to comply with the requirements of a community order made.

He Failed without reasonable excuse to comply with the requirements of a community order made by Southend Magistrates' Court on March 9 by Mr Newton failed to attend a Planned Office Visit on March 30. Mr Newton failed to attend Unpaid Work on April 2. Mr Newton failed to provide acceptable documentary evidence of reasons for absences within the specified time limit.

He was fined £50, ordered to pay costs of £60 and an application made for benefit deductions. Sum to be recovered £110.

Stevie Ryan, 31, of Alton Gardens, Southend was sentenced for attacking a police constable.

On June 28 in Southend she assaulted the officer, an emergency worker, namely Police Constable, acting in the exercise of his functions as such a worker by beating him A community order was made. The defendant must comply with the following requirements: a maximum of 25 days of Rehabilitation Activity Requirement.

She was also fined £120, ordered to pay compensation of £100, a surcharge to fund victim services of £114 and costs of £145 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

On the day and in the town she assaulted person unknown by beating her A community order made. The defendant must comply with the following requirements: a maximum of 25 days of Rehabilitation Activity Requirement: Nicholas Grimwood, 42, of Seaforth Road, Westcliff was sentenced drink driving.

On June 22 in Westcliff he drove a car after consuming so much alcohol that the proportion of it in his breath, namely 122 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, exceeded the prescribed limit.

A community order made. The defendant must comply with the following requirements: Have mental health treatment by or under the direction of CSTR as directed for 12 sessions, a maximum of 20 days of Rehabilitation Activity Requirement and 80 hours of unpaid work.

He was ordered to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £114, costs of £105 to the Crown Prosecution Service. He was disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 29 months. Disqualification to be reduced by 29 weeks if the defendant satisfactorily completes a course approved by the Secretary of State.