Latest decisions from Harrogate Magistrates Court

The cases were heard at Harrogate Magistrates Court.

The cases were heard at Harrogate Magistrates Court.

The following were dealt with at Harrogate Magistrates Court on February 16

Nigel David Green, 37, of Bilton Close, Harrogate, was given a 12-month conditional discharge for being the owner of a Staffordshire/border collie cross which was dangerously out of control in Bilton Close and injured a woman. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £20.

Daniel James Nelson, 27, of Stanhope Drive, Harrogate, was given a 12-week prison sentence for possession of an offensive weapon in Kennion Road. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £115. A concurrent six-week sentence was imposed for damaging a Ford Fiesta in the same location. He was also made subject to a restraining order preventing him from contacting another man.

Jonathan Ian Anderson, 33, of New Lane, Huntington, York, was given a 16-month community order for assaulting a woman in King Edward’s Drive, Harrogate, by beating her. He was ordered to complete 100 hours of unpaid work, and to pay a victim surcharge of £85 and costs of £85.

The following were dealt with on February 15

Jamie Lee Crawshaw, 21, of Bower Street, Harrogate, was ordered to pay compensation of £38 for stealing a bottle of Grey Goose vodka from Marks and Spencer in Cambridge Street, Harrogate. He was also instructed to pay a victim surcharge of £20.

Stacey Biannca Reed, 29, of South Park Road, Harrogate, was given a 12-month conditional discharge for stealing a Huawei Media Pad T110-A tablet from a properly in South Park Road. She was ordered to pay compensation of £260 and a victim surcharge of £20.

The following were dealt with on February 14

Christopher Ian Dalton, 34, of Beech Road, Ripon, was given a 12-month community order for stealing two gift sets from Boots in Market Place, Ripon, and two joints of meat from Booths in Ripon, while subject to a conditional discharge for theft. He was made subject to a two-month curfew and was ordered to pay compensation of £123.50 and £40 for the gift sets and meat respectively, costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £85.

Sally Alexandra Hanford, 37, of Slingsby Crescent, Harrogate, was given a 12-month conditional discharge for damaging four solar lights, one solar light on a stand, one wooden plant pot and one pot plant pot. She was ordered to pay compensation of £100, a victim surcharge of £20 and costs of £85.

Abbas Khan, 25, of Ellerton Street, Bradford, was fined £253 for possession of cocaine in Cheltenham Crescent, Harrogate. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £30 and costs of £85, and magistrates ordered that the drug be forfeited and destroyed.

Joseph William Leitch, 21, of High Street, Knaresborough, was given a 12-month conditional discharge for using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour with intent to cause fear of violence in Station Parade, Harrogate, and for assaulting a woman by beating her at Caffe Nero in Station Parade. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £20 and costs of £20.

Jacqueline Morse, 56, of Priest Lane, Ripon, was given a 12-month community order for being the owner of a Staffordshire bull terrier/boxer cross that was dangerously out of control and injured a man in Bondgate Green, Ripon. She was ordered to carry out 70 hours of unpaid work and to pay compensation of £70, costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £85. She was disqualified from keeping a dog for three years. Magistrates instructed that the dog be destroyed unless an appeal was lodged within 21 days.

Lesley Francis Smith, 30, care of Newby Crescent, Harrogate, was given a 12-month community order for assaulting a woman in Cambridge Street by beating her. He was ordered to pay compensation of £50.

Scott McArdle, of Montpellier Parade, Harrogate, was fined £215 for driving a large goods vehicle on the A658 in Harrogate without a licence. He must pay vehicle excise back duty of £95.42 and costs of £90.

The following were dealt with on February 9

Kevin Hood, 39, of Grange Close, Dishforth, was fined £80 for stealing a Hovertech toy from Home Bargains in Ripon. He was ordered to pay compensation of £9.99, a victim surcharge of £30 and costs of £85. He was fined a further £40 for failing to surrender to custody at court.

Nathan Daniel Fogarty, 30, of Drovers Way, Thirsk, was given a one-year community order for indecent exposure on the Stray at Leeds Road, Harrogate. He was made subject to an eight-week curfew and was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £85 and costs of £85.

Costel Bejenaru, 41, of no fixed address, was given a six-week prison sentence for stealing four Armani fragrances from Debenhams in Harrogate, jointly with a woman. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £115.

Christopher Lawrence Newton, 21, of no fixed address, was given an eight-week prison sentence for causing £310 of damage to the glass panes of a door belonging to a man in Ashfield Terrace, Harrogate. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £115.

Andrew James Stevenson, 26, of Bower Street, Harrogate, was given a two-year conditional discharge for using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour with intent to cause fear of violence. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £20 and costs of £85.

The following were dealt with on February 7

Sophie Victoria Eggleston, 25, of Fulwith Drive, Harrogate, was fined £166 for assaulting a police officer in Oxford Street. She was ordered to pay compensation of £50, costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £30. No separate penalty was imposed for being drunk and disorderly.

Vladimir Mardari, 27, of Haywra Street, Harrogate, was fined £120 for driving while under the influence of alcohol on East Parade. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £30 and costs of £85, and was disqualified from driving for 20 months. No separate penalty was imposed for driving without insurance.

Anthony James Mulkeen, 51, of North Farm Road, Gipton, Leeds, was fined £80 for stealing clothing worth £79 from Next at St James Retail Park. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £30 and costs of £85.

Andrew Walsh, 29, of Midland Road, Royston, Barnsley, was given an 18-week prison sentence for driving while disqualified on the A1M at Hopperton near Knaresborough. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £115 and was disqualified from driving for five years. Three further sentences of eight weeks were imposed for committing a further driving offence while disqualified and subject to a community order, to run concurrent to each other and consecutive to the 18-week sentence.