Magistrates Court results for the Hastings and Rother area
These are the results from Hastings Magistrates’ Court from June 10 - June 12.
A 16 year old from London, who cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to being in possession of a knife in a public place at West View, Hastings on April 13. He also pleaded guilty to being in possession of a quantity of crack cocaine and a quantity of heroin. The court referred him to the Westminster Youth Offender panel for a 12 month contract.
A 16 year old Bexhill youth, who cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to three charges of taking a car without the owner’s consent. The offences took place at Bexhill on February 11, 12 and 15. The first offence was aggravated by the fact that the defendant hit a parked vehicle while driving, causing damage. He also pleaded guilty to driving without a licence or insurance. He was referred to the East Sussex Youth offender panel for a four month contract and banned from driving for one year.
Wayne Okines, 51, of Mount Pleasant Road, Hastings, pleaded guilty to assault by beating. The offence took place at Hastings on February 21. He was given a one year conditional discharge and ordered to pay £100 costs and £50 in compensation.
Stephen Hedger, 58, of Maine Road, Icklesham, pleaded guilty to driving a Daf tanker on Hawkhurst Road, Flimwell, on March 1, without due care and attention. He was fined £500 and his driving record endorsed with 8 penalty points.
Joe Mitchell, 32, of Beatrice Close, Hastings, pleaded guilty to using threatening behaviour. The offence took place at St Leonards on May 27. The court made a community order with a requirement of 40 hours of unpaid work.
Alan Warne, 42, of Birch Way, Hastings, indicated guilty pleas to two charges of being in breach of a court non-molestation order by sending cards to people. The offences took place at Hastings on February 4. The court made a community order with a requirement of 40 hours of unpaid work.