The Scales of Justice - 21 people up in court

The Scales of Justice - 21 people up in court

The Scales of Justice - 21 people up in court

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  1. Dan Sheridan, 35, of Ancholme Close, Didcot, admitted stealing £817.14 from Didcot and District Billiards and Snooker League between February 12 and June 12. Community order made with 120-hour unpaid work requirement.Told to pay £817.41 compensation.
  2. Richard Barnes, 36, of Wolsey Road, Cutteslowe, Oxford, admitted causing damage worth £200 to a police cell van belonging to Kent Police on February 2 and failing to surrender to custody at Folkestone Police Station on February 2. Given a 12-month conditional discharge and told to pay a £15 victims’ surcharge and £85 costs.
  3. Calvin Bonney, 41, of Swinburne Road, Oxford, admitted using threatening words or behaviour or disorderly behaviour within the sight or hearing of a person likely to be caused harassment, alarm or distress at the Co-op in Iffley Road, Oxford, on July 5. Fined £55 and told to pay £50 compensation, a £20 victims’ surcharge and £40 costs.
  4. Patrick Keenan, 29, of Field Avenue, Blackbird Leys, Oxford, admitted stealing a bottle of vodka worth £9.30 from a Tesco in Cowley Road, Oxford, on July 10. Community order made with four-week curfew requirement and told to pay a £60 victims’ surcharge and £85 costs.
  5. Liam Murray, 19, of no fixed address, admitted assaulting a woman by beating her at SGM in Windmill Road, Headington, on May 26. Given a community order with a supervision requirement and ordered to pay a £60 victims’ surcharge.
  6. Beverley O’Neill, 52, of Kiln Lane, Oxford, admitted speeding at 61mph on a 50mph road, namely the A34 near Wytham, Oxford, on December 5. Fined £85 and ordered to pay a £20 victims’ surcharge and £85 costs. Licence endorsed with three points.
  7. John Rexter, 41, of Cotman Close, Abingdon, admitted speeding at 36mph on a 30mph road, namely Drayton Road, Abingdon on December 6. Fined £35 and ordered to pay a £20 victims’ surcharge and £85 costs. Licence endorsed with three points.
  8. Trevor Robinson, 38, of Pound Lane, Cholsey, near Wallingford, admitted speeding at 55mph on a 30mph road, namely Shooters Hill, Pangbourne, Berkshire, on January 11. Fined £300 and ordered to pay a £30 victims’ surcharge, £85 costs and licence endorsed with six points.
  9. Susan Gibbs, 56, of Mandelbrote Drive, Oxford, admitted speeding at 60mph on a 50mph road, namely the A34 at Wytham near Oxford on December 6. Fined £235 and ordered to pay a £24 victims’ surcharge and £85 costs. Licence endorsed with three points.
  10. Margaret Curtis, 77, of Eagles, Faringdon, admitted speeding at 35mph on a 30mph road, namely Grove Road, Grove, on December 6. Fined £100 and told to pay a £20 victims’ surcharge. Licence endorsed with three points.
  11. Craig Maroney, 24, of Moorbank, Blackbird Leys, was convicted or assaulting a woman by beating her at Spencer Crescent, Oxford, on April 1. Community order given, requiring participation in a Building Better Relationships course for 30 days. Retraining order given against victim until further notice. Ordered to pay a £60 victims’ surcharge, £400 costs.
  12. Tomas Skotnica, 25, of Morris Crescent, Oxford, admitted speeding at 50mph on a 30mph road, namely Cowley Road, Oxford, on January 20. Fined £265 and ordered to pay a £20 victims’ surcharge and £85 costs. Licence endorsed with six points.
  13. Anthony Wilkes, 64, of Hinksey Hill, Oxford, admitted speeding at 72mph on the 50mph A34 at Botley interchange on December 5. Fined £500 and ordered to pay a £50 victims’ surcharge and £85 costs. Banned from driving for six months for repeated offending.
  14. James Fletcher, 48, of Lower Heyford Road, Caulcott, near Bicester, was convicted of speeding at 36mph on a 30mph road, Aynho Road, Adderbury, on December 7. Fined £200 told to pay a £20 victims’ surcharge and £85 costs. Licence endorsed with three points.
  15. Nasir Idris, 25, of Oxford Road, Kidlington, admitted speeding at 71mph on a 50mph road, the A34 at Wytham near Oxford on December 6. Fined £165 and ordered to pay a £20 victims’ surcharge and £85 costs. Licence endorsed with five points.
  16. Gemma Proctor, 34, of Avon Crescent, Bicester, was convicted of speeding at 64mph on a 50mph road, namely the A34 at Botley Interchange on December 3. Fined £200 and ordered to pay a £20 victims’ surcharge and £85 costs. Licence endorsed with three points.
  17. Paul Robertson, 49, of Erica Close, Oxford, admitted speeding at 68mph on a 50mph road, namely the A34 at Botley Interchange on December 5. Fined £85 and ordered to pay a £20 victims’ surcharge and £15 costs. Licence endorsed with four points.
  18. Wendy Grieve, 29, of Mascord Road, Banbury, admitted assaulting three people in George Street, Banbury, on May 25. Admitted criminal damage after destroying a pair of glasses and a T-shirt worth £200 at The Wheatsheaf in Banbury on May 25. Also admitted assaulting a police officer in the execution of his duty in High Street, Banbury, on May 25. Given an eight-week prison sentence suspended for 12 months. Also ordered to complete activity and supervision requirements. Told to pay a total of £200 compensation and a £80 victims’ surcharge.
  19. Russell Brannan, 29, of Kirtlington Park, Kirtlington, admitted speeding at 63mph in a 40mph zone on the A41 in Bicester on November 25. Fined £100 and told to pay a £20 victims’ surcharge and £85 costs. Licence endorsed with four points.
  20. Hassan Jumah, 26, of Reliance Way, Cowley, convicted of speeding at 82mph in a 50mph zone on the M40 near Great Milton on December 6. Fined £235 and told to pay a £24 victims’ surcharge and £85 costs. Licence endorsed with five points.
  21. Peter Murton, 33, of Stanton Harcourt Road, Witney, admitted criminal damage after damaging a window of a white Citroen Nemo van in Witney on February 26. Given a two-year conditional discharge and ordered to pay £100 compensation, a £15 victims’ surcharge and £85 costs.

 

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11:15am Mon 11 Aug 14

EMBOX2 says...

As usual, the motorist is fleeced - 35mph in a 30 zone, come on TVP have you nothing better to do.

However, 82mph in a 50 zone, you should be banged to rights...
As usual, the motorist is fleeced - 35mph in a 30 zone, come on TVP have you nothing better to do. However, 82mph in a 50 zone, you should be banged to rights... EMBOX2
  • Score: 6

11:23am Mon 11 Aug 14

Gunslinger says...

Some of these should have got a ticket and/or the speed awareness course - which actually makes money for TVP.

Perhaps they opted for their day in court, rarely a smart move whether or not you think you are in the right.
Some of these should have got a ticket and/or the speed awareness course - which actually makes money for TVP. Perhaps they opted for their day in court, rarely a smart move whether or not you think you are in the right. Gunslinger
  • Score: 3

12:11pm Mon 11 Aug 14

jonny1976 says...

EMBOX2 wrote:
As usual, the motorist is fleeced - 35mph in a 30 zone, come on TVP have you nothing better to do.

However, 82mph in a 50 zone, you should be banged to rights...
such inconsistencies in fines for the speeders and as for 32mph over the limit, that should be a ban.
[quote][p][bold]EMBOX2[/bold] wrote: As usual, the motorist is fleeced - 35mph in a 30 zone, come on TVP have you nothing better to do. However, 82mph in a 50 zone, you should be banged to rights...[/p][/quote]such inconsistencies in fines for the speeders and as for 32mph over the limit, that should be a ban. jonny1976
  • Score: 6

2:39pm Mon 11 Aug 14

McDave says...

Aren't the fines based on your ability to pay them? Never understand why so many appeal and go to court. Would be interesting to know the percentage who have it overturned and what their legal arguement is.
Aren't the fines based on your ability to pay them? Never understand why so many appeal and go to court. Would be interesting to know the percentage who have it overturned and what their legal arguement is. McDave
  • Score: -2

4:33pm Mon 11 Aug 14

piper2011 says...

how can you only get 5 points for doing 82mph but 6 points for doing 55 and get fined more money, i suppose it depends on your name
how can you only get 5 points for doing 82mph but 6 points for doing 55 and get fined more money, i suppose it depends on your name piper2011
  • Score: 1

7:12pm Mon 11 Aug 14

Gunslinger says...

piper2011 wrote:
how can you only get 5 points for doing 82mph but 6 points for doing 55 and get fined more money, i suppose it depends on your name
The 82 mph (64% over the limit) was on the M40 (presumably in a temporary road works section) where there may or may not have been much traffic about or actual risk.

The 55 mph was in a 30 mph zone (83% over the limit) on the A329 through Pangbourne, with much greater risk to pedestrians etc.

I would thought that the relative seriousness of these offences was about right.
[quote][p][bold]piper2011[/bold] wrote: how can you only get 5 points for doing 82mph but 6 points for doing 55 and get fined more money, i suppose it depends on your name[/p][/quote]The 82 mph (64% over the limit) was on the M40 (presumably in a temporary road works section) where there may or may not have been much traffic about or actual risk. The 55 mph was in a 30 mph zone (83% over the limit) on the A329 through Pangbourne, with much greater risk to pedestrians etc. I would thought that the relative seriousness of these offences was about right. Gunslinger
  • Score: 2

9:57pm Mon 11 Aug 14

Neonlights says...

As per usual it's the motorist that's the easy target.

Meanwhile the muggings, drug dealing, burglaries, and other crimes go undetected while the boys in blue hide behind bushes and in their vans with their radar guns or at their desks at the station catching up on speeding related paperwork.
As per usual it's the motorist that's the easy target. Meanwhile the muggings, drug dealing, burglaries, and other crimes go undetected while the boys in blue hide behind bushes and in their vans with their radar guns or at their desks at the station catching up on speeding related paperwork. Neonlights
  • Score: 1

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