BEFORE THE BENCH
RECENT cases heard at South and East Cheshire magistrates court: ●● JAMES Anthony Daltri, 29, of Lumley Road, Macclesfield, denied drug driving. He was bailed to attend court on April 1 for trial. ●● DAVID Roy Philip Houghton, 18, of Pickenham Close, Macclesfield, admitted three charges of drug driving. He was fined £120 and banned from driving for 12 months. ●● LAUREN Tanith Rowley, 21, of Sandwich Drive, Macclesfield, admitted driving without due care and attention, failing to stop after an accident and failing to report the accident to police. She was fined £290 and had her driving record endorsed with five points. ●● RICHARD William Heath, 35, of Brocklehurst Avenue, Macclesfield, admitted assault by beating. He was given 60 hours unpaid work and a restraining order banning him from contacting his victim and entering Garden Close in Macclesfield for six months. ●● DEBRA Cannon, 55, Linden Court, Abbey Road, Macclesfield, admitted wasting police time. She was discharged conditionally for 12 months. ●● NIALL Grant Bellfield, 24, of Norbury Drive, Congleton, admitted using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour, and assaulting a police constable. He was given a community order with rehabilitation activity and ordered to pay £100 compensation. ●● WAJID Iqbal, 42, of Manchester Road, Macclesfield admitted assault by beating. He was given a community order with rehabilitation activity. ●● MICHAEL John Whittaker, 32, of Renfrew Close, Macclesfield, admitted criminal damage and assaulting a police constable. He was fined £80. ●● STEPHEN Nicholas Carson Marsh, 24, of Sandgate Road, Macclesfield, admitted two charges of possession of a class B drug. He was fined £100. ●● PERCY Newton, 84, of Copper Street, Macclesfield, denied sexual assault. He was bailed to attend court for trial on April 5. ●● STEVEN Andrew Simpson, 46, of Salop Walk, Macclesfield, admitted drink driving. He was fined £200 and banned from driving for 20 months.