Man who drove a HGV without a licence banned from driving for 12 months

KYLE GARRICK, 32, of Norwood Road, Reading, admitted breaching community requirements of suspended sentence order by failing to attend unpaid work and supervision appointments in October 2021. Fined GBP25.  January 25

RICHARD CUTTING, 55, of Merton Road South, Reading, admitted using racially-aggravated threatening behaviour with intent to cause distress and assault in Reading on January 23, 2022, and the harassment of two emergency workers, namely police officers, in Woodley on July 11, 2021. Committed to prison for 18 weeks suspended for 12 months. Must pay compensation of GBP130. 

January 26 DARREN BENNETT, 53, of Heroes Walk, Whitley, admitted failing to surrender to custody at Reading Magistrates' Court on December 1, 2020. Committed to prison for eight weeks in respect of original offence, namely attempt to steal a pedal cycle in Reading in May 2019.

Must pay a GBP128 victim surcharge. 
EMMA WEST, 31, of Ashridge Court, Newbury, admitted assault and theft of an iPhone worth GBP487.92 in Newbury on November 15, 2020, convicted of common assault and using violence to secure entry to a premises in Mortimer on November 18, 2020, and admitted criminal damage to a telephone worth GBP80 in Earley on November 21, 2020. Committed to prison for 17 weeks suspended for 18 months. Must take part in up to 18 rehabilitation activity days.

Ordered to pay compensation of GBP567.92 and court fees of GBP428.  January 27 PAUL SHARP, 32, of Roundfield, Upper Buckleberry, Reading, admitted resisting a constable in the execution of their duty in Hungerford on February 5, 2021, and admitted three counts of assaulting an emergency worker in Ludgershall on September 15, 2020.

Community order made. Requirement to take part in up to 19 days of rehabilitation activities. Must pay compensation of GBP80. 
JOHN HALBERT, 38, of Kentwood Hill, Tilehurst, Reading, admitted two counts of assault by beating in Woodley, Reading on January 30, 2021.

Community order made. Must take part in up to 30 days of rehabilitation activities. Ordered to carry out 50 hours of unpaid work.

Must pay GBP870 in court fees.  January 28 DEAN MARTIN, 39, of Shipridge Drive, Spencers Wood, Reading, convicted of failing to give information about the identification of a driver alleged to have been guilty of an offence.

Given six points on driving licence. Fined GBP692.69 and ordered to pay costs of GBP69. 
CHARLEAN DUNN, 31, of Foxhill Road, Reading, admitted depositing several bags of waste on Erleigh Road, Reading, on or before October 26, 2020. Fined GBP60 and made to pay a GBP34 victim surcharge. 

January 31 NICOLAE-ROMEO RACAU, 37 of Elm Park Road, Reading, convicted of using violence to secure entry to a premises at Elm Park Road, criminal damage to a door and assault occasioning actual bodily harm in Reading on December 28, 2020. Also convicted of assault of an emergency worker in Reading on December 29, 2020.

Committed to prison for 20 weeks suspended for 18 months. Banned from drinking for 120 days, must take part in up to 30 days of rehabilitation activities and ordered to pay GBP500 in compensation and GBP500 in court costs. 
SAMIR MUSTAFA, 22, of Stone Street, Reading, admitted to driving a large goods vehicle carrying a BMW on Nine Mile Ride, Finchampstead, while banned from driving. Also admitted driving without insurance and resisting a constable in the execution of their duty on September 9, 2021.

Committed to prison for 12 weeks due to the severity of the offence. Fined GBP200 and must pay a GBP128 victim surcharge. Banned from driving for three years. 
LIAM STRETCH, 22, of Park Avenue, Thatcham, admitted breaching the requirements of a community order by failing to attend supervision appointments in November 2021.

Fined GBP80 and must pay GBP60 in court fees. 

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