Court round-up

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THE following people have appeared at Doncaster Magistrates’ Court charged with the following offences.

SCAWTHORPE: A man was left reeling after being caught having unlicenced fishing equipment landed him over £800 out of pocket. Carl Frank Roberts was found guilty of fishing in a regulated spot in the borough called Bull Hole on July 17 but without a licence for his rod and line. The 30-year-old from Swaithe Avenue was fined £400, ordered to pay £424.60 to the Environment Agency and £15 court costs.

TOWN CENTRE: A teenager has pleaded guilty to beating a man and a woman on the same day. Andrew Norman Bray, 18, a resident of Cheswold Park Hospital, admitted assaulting the pair on July 22 and was ordered to pay £100 to each victim.

THORNE: Doncaster Magistrates Court served up a meaty punishment to a gammon thief. Claire Louise Frost, of Elm Tree Grove, admitted to stealing seven gammon joints worth £35 from the town’s Co-Operative supermarket on August 31. The 33-year-old was ordered to pay £35 in compensation to the store in The Green.

MEXBOROUGH: Darren Jordan pleaded guilty to having a Class B drug on him. Jordan, 36, of York Street, was caught with a quantity of cannabis on July 18. He was fined £375 and ordered to pay £100 in costs.

SPROTBROUGH: A 20-year-old caught driving while over the limit in his village, has been disqualified for 12 months. Luke McKean, of Sprotbrough Road, was found to have 83 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood - which exceeds the prescribed limit of 80 milligrammes - on August 30. McKean was fined £260 and ordered to pay £100 costs. his disqualification can be reduced by three months if he completes a motoring course satisfactorily by May 18 of next year.

BENTLEY: A man must undergo a nine-month rehabilitation course after being caught with a number of drugs on him. Marcus Dean Stapleton, 37, of Cooke Street, pleaded guilty to having cannabis, diamorphine and crack cocaine on his person on September 10. He had to pay £85 in costs and has a 12-month supervision order.

INTAKE: A three-year disqualification was the punishment for a 24-year-old who was found to be more than twice over the drink-drive limit. Sean Michael Ian Nicholls pleaded guilty to having 75 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath while driving on October 7. He was also fined £235 and ordered to pay costs of £109.