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The following cases were dealt with at Harrogate Magistrates Court on September 15

Stephen Cardus, 22, of St Andrews Crescent, Harrogate, was given a 12-month community order and a four-week curfew for stealing £866 from Drakes fish and chip shop in Knaresborough Road, Harrogate. He must complete 80 hours of unpaid work, and pay a criminal courts charge of £180.

Haffiz Arvin Iskandar, 19, of Woodfield View, Harrogate, was fined £70 for taking a vehicle without consent. He was ordered to pay costs of £85 and a criminal courts charge of £150. He was fined a further £200 and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £20 for driving without insurance.

Steven Bainbridge, 27, of King Edward Road, Ripon, was ordered to pay a criminal courts charge of £150 for stealing gin, cigarettes and chocolate, worth £44., from Wine Rack in Ripon.

Stephen David Elder, 42, of Mayfield Grove, Harrogate, was given a 12-month community order for assault by beating. He must complete 60 hours’ unpaid work and participate in 24 sessions of a Building Better Relationships Programme. A victim surcharge of £60, costs of £85 and a criminal courts charge of £150 were also imposed.

Andrew Ind, 32, of Millfield Glade, Harrogate, was fined £300 for driving under the influence of alcohol. He was disqualified from driving for 12 months, to be reduced by 13 weeks on completion of an approved course. Costs of £85, a criminal courts charge of £150 and a victim surcharge of £30 were also imposed.

Aidan Marcus Swindells, 22, of Byland Place, Harrogate, was fined £115 for drunk and disorderly behaviour. He was ordered to pay costs of £85 and a criminal courts charge of £150.

Joseph Christian Ineson, 32, of the Shoulder of Mutton Inn, Kirkby Overblow, was fined £145 for driving under the influence of alcohol. He was disqualified from driving for 40 months, ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £20, costs of £85 and a criminal courts charge of £150.

James Michael Briggs, 32, of no fixed address, was given a four-week curfew for possession of a blade in a public place. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £60 and a criminal courts charge of £180.

Christopher Joseph Houghton, 50, of Scriven Park, Scriven, was fined £570 for driving while under the influence of alcohol. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £57, costs of £85 and a criminal courts charge of £150. He was disqualified from driving for 13 months, to be reduced by 13 weeks on completion of an approved course.

Benjamin Charles Thompson, 25, of Ashfield Road, Harrogate, was given a 26-week prison sentence, suspended for 18 months, for threatening behaviour causing fear of violence and for stealing tools worth £50 from a garden shed. He must complete a 10-day Stop Binge Drinking programme and pay compensation of £123.60. A victim surcharge of £80, costs of £85 and a £180 criminal surcharge were also imposed. A concurrent 26-week prison sentence, suspended for 18 months, was imposed for possession of a blade. A further concurrent 26-week prison sentence, suspended for 18 months, was imposed for driving under the influence of alcohol, and the defendant was banned from driving for 40 months, to be reduced by 40 weeks on completion of an approved course.

Jody Cockayne, 35, of Hookstone Avenue, Harrogate, was given a six-month conditional discharge for being drunk and disorderly, and for resisting a police officer. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £15, costs of £150 and a criminal courts charge of £150.

The following cases were dealt with at Harrogate Magistrates Court on September 15

Sarah Jane Chapman, 41, of Station Road, Goldsborough, was sentenced to 180 hours’ unpaid work for causing the death of Teresa Whiteley by driving without due care and attention. She was disqualified from driving for 18 months and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £60 and costs of £85.

Julie Bell, 46, of Alderson Court, Robert Street, Harrogate, was sentenced to eight weeks’ imprisonment for handling stolen goods. A further sentence of seven days was imposed for failing to surrender to custody, and another of one month for four counts of theft from shops in Harrogate town centre. A victim surcharge of £80 and a criminal courts charge of £180 were imposed.