Posts Tagged ‘ Plymouth Magistrates Court ’

Plymouth tea ladies help smarten up life-saving charity

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June 9, 2014
Plymouth tea ladies help smarten up life-saving charity

GENEROUS Plymouth tea-ladies have helped a life-saving charity spruce up its emergency vehicle. Volunteers who run the Phoenix Tea Bar in Plymouth Magistrates' Court have paid for the livery for the Devon Freewheelers. The charity provide an out-of-hou...
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Woman charged with attempting to smother child in hospital

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June 4, 2014

A WOMAN has appeared before magistrates charged with attempting to cause serious harm to a child at a Devon hospital. Jessica Jones, aged 21, appeared at Plymouth Magistrates Court on Monday after her arrest on Friday May 30. Officers had been called...
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Plymouth woman charged with attempting to seriously injure child…

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June 3, 2014
Plymouth woman charged with attempting to seriously injure child…

A WOMAN has appeared before magistrates charged with attempting to cause serious harm to a child at Derriford Hospital. Jessica Jones, aged 21, appeared at Plymouth Magistrates Court on Monday after her arrest on Friday May 30. Officers had been call...
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Plymouth man killed goldfish in neknomination stunt he filmed for…

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May 14, 2014
Plymouth man killed goldfish in neknomination stunt he filmed for…

A Plymouth man has been disqualified from keeping fish for five years after he admitted causing unnecessary suffering to two goldfish by swallowing them as part of a Neknomination stunt. Ben Elphick, 23, of Foxtor Close appeared at Plymouth Magistrate...
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Plymouth man and woman appear in court on charges including…

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May 6, 2014
Plymouth man and woman appear in court on charges including…

A MAN and a woman are to appear at court again later this month charged with a number of offences, including robbery, racially aggravated common assault and being in possession of a knife in public. Ashley Woodman, aged 31, from Plymouth and Kimberley...
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Plymouth woman spared punishment for £8,000 benefit fraud

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April 23, 2014
Plymouth woman spared punishment for £8,000 benefit fraud

A WOMAN who falsely claimed more than £8,000 in benefits has been spared punishment and warned about her behaviour. Teresa Edwards, aged 45, failed to tell the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and Plymouth City Council that she was living w...
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Plymouth woman to face trial on drunk and disorderly charges

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April 22, 2014
Plymouth woman to face trial on drunk and disorderly charges

A WOMAN will face trial on charges of being drunk and disorderly and assaulting a police officer. Alison Small, aged 48, appeared at Plymouth Magistrates' Court today for a case management hearing. Small, whose address was given as The Rooms Hotel in U...
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Angry teen breaks door in court storm out

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April 11, 2014

POLICE had to be called to court after a 17-year-old broke a door in anger after being dealt his new curfew requirements. The teenager, who cannot be named because of his age, appeared at Plymouth magistrates' court after breaching previous conditions...
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Plymouth teen admits threatening to kill alleged sex victim’s dad

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March 25, 2014

A TEENAGER admitted threatening to kill and harm the family of a girl who alleged she had been sexually assaulted by his brother. The 17-year-old, who cannot be named because of his age, pleaded guilty to threatening a witness at Plymouth Magistrates'...
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Man appears at Plymouth court charged with stealing Christmas…

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March 24, 2014
Man appears at Plymouth court charged with stealing Christmas…

A MAN has appeared in court accused of stealing Christmas presents from a car. David Stephens, aged 50, appeared at Plymouth Magistrates' Court today charged with burglary and theft. The court heard that Stephens allegedly broke into a vehicle in Lamer...
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Baseball coach benefit fraud case escalated to higher court

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March 20, 2014

A BASEBALL coach charged with benefit fraud has had his case escalated to a higher court for sentencing. Martin Wilson, a coach with Plymouth Mariners baseball team, had previously admitted to dishonestly claiming disability allowance from the Departm...
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WANTED: Police looking for man in connection with robbery and…

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March 18, 2014
WANTED: Police looking for man in connection with robbery and…

PLYMOUTH police are looking for a man they want to question in connection with robbery, shoplifting and failing to attend court hearings. Harry Eveleigh 19 is currently wanted for failing to appear at Plymouth Magistrates Court in connection with two...
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Couple accused of benefit claims fraud

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March 12, 2014

A COUPLE have appeared in court charged with benefit fraud.Shawn Peel and Theresa Butcher stood side by side before Plymouth Magistrates Court in relation to charges of failing to notify the Department for Work and Pensions of a change in their circums...
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Couple in Plymouth court over benefit fraud charges

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March 11, 2014
Couple in Plymouth court over benefit fraud charges

A COUPLE have appeared in court charged with benefit fraud. Shawn Peel and Theresa Butcher stood side by side before Plymouth Magistrates Court in relation to charges of failing to notify the Department for Work and Pensions of a change in their circum...
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Plymouth man faked faith to groom Chinese students, court told

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March 6, 2014
Plymouth man faked faith to groom Chinese students, court told

A "MANIPULATIVE and dangerous" man pretended to be a Christian in order to sexually harass and groom vulnerable Chinese students, a court heard. Andrew Rogers, aged 36, claimed to have a mission to spread the word of God to oriental students at Plymout...
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Vandal admits smashing Plymouth Barbican pub windows with hammer

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March 5, 2014
Vandal admits smashing Plymouth Barbican pub windows with hammer

A Plymouth man has admitted smashing the windows of a popular city pub. Simon Hooper, of Castle Street on the Barbican, admitted causing criminal damage to six small panes of glass at The Dolphin pub on January 18, leaving £360 worth of damage i...
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Teenager accused of raping two girls aged 12 and 14

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March 5, 2014

AN 18-YEAR-OLD is accused of raping two girls under the age of 15. Riki Leeds, of Honicknowle Lane, appeared at Plymouth Magistrates Court charged with three counts of rape of a minor between February 1 and February 28. The teenager, dressed in a gre...
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Engineer attacks man in Plymouth pub after wrongly assuming he’d…

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March 3, 2014
Engineer attacks man in Plymouth pub after wrongly assuming he’d…

AN ENGINEER assaulted a man in a bar after he wrongly assumed the reveller had jumped the queue. David Wood, 25, took umbrage to the man moving along the bar in Union Rooms on February 7 this year. He thought the man was trying to push in but he had in...
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Plymouth property manager accused of £400,000 fraud

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February 20, 2014
Plymouth property manager accused of £400,000 fraud

A PROPERTY businessman has admitted large-scale fraud and stealing from his clients over a three-year period.Management agent Mark Postle-Hacon is accused of taking more than £400,000 from client bank accounts.Appearing at Plymouth Magistrates' ...
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Plymouth woman racked up TV licence fine of £3,300

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February 14, 2014
Plymouth woman racked up TV licence fine of £3,300

A WOMAN racked up fines of more than £3,300 over 11 years for not paying for her TV licence. Vivienne Sorec (corr), aged 60, has attempted to pay off the debt but still owes almost £2,000. Plymouth Magistrates' Court heard that Sorec is in ...
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Man to appear in court charged with sexual behaviour with…

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February 14, 2014

A MAN is to appear in court later this month to face two charges of sexual behaviour with girls aged under 16. Dakoto Ayasemale, aged 40, will appear at Plymouth Magistrates Court on February 26 to face two counts of engaging in penetrative sexual beha...
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