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A READ­ING man who is ac­cused of a string of of­fences across Wok­ing­ham bor­ough has opted for a sum­mary trial next month.

Adam Cane Bell, 23 and from Gower Street in Read­ing, ap­peared be­fore Read­ing Mag­is­trates Court on July 23.

He pleaded guilty to be­ing drunk and dis­or­derly in Rose Street on May 3 this year, and for fail­ing to ap­pear at Read­ing Mag­is­trates Court on May 23. He also ad­mit­ted breach­ing a sus­pended sen­tence from April 16 this year, made af­ter a bur­glary he had com­mit­ted.

How­ever, he pleaded not guilty to a bur­glary charge. Bell is ac­cused of en­ter­ing a home in Lower Wok­ing­ham Road, Crowthorne be­tween May 10 and 11, with in­tent to steal.

The sum­mary trial will take place on Oc­to­ber 23. Be­tween now and then, Bell is ex­pected not to re-of­fend, to en­gage with pro­ba­tion and CMHT and at­tend all ap­point­ments.

A HOME­LESS wo­man who is ac­cused of pos­sess­ing a dan­ger­ous weapon while in Ar­bor­field will face a trial at Read­ing Mag­is­trates Court on Septem­ber 27.

Thirty nine-year-old Nichola Ann Cole – also known as Ni­cola – pleaded not guilty to the charges when she had an ini­tial hear­ing at the Mag­is­trates Court on July 23. She is ac­cused of be­ing stopped on Jan­uary 31 while in School Road, Ar­bor­field and be­ing in pos­ses­sion of two death stars, a type of bladed/sharply pointed weapon.

As part of her bail con­di­tions, Cole has to ap­pear at Lod­don Val­ley po­lice sta­tion be­tween

2pm and 6pm on Mon­days and Wed­nes­days.

At the same hear­ing, she pleaded guilty for fail­ing to ap­pear at Read­ing Mag­is­trates Court on March 22. For this she was fined £50 and or­dered to pay £30 to vic­tim ser­vices.

DRIV­ING while un­der the in­flu­ence of drugs has seen a Barkham man banned from get­ting be­hind the wheel for 14 months.

Tony Fran­cis Cook, 54 and from Belvedere Park, was stopped in School Road in Ar­bor­field on Jan­uary 31 this year. He was driv­ing a Ford Tran­sit van and found to have 800 mi­cro­grammes of the drug Ben­zoylec­go­nine – a form of co­caine – per litre of blood. He was also found to have 42 mi­cro­grams of co­caine per litre.

Cook also pleaded guilty to driv­ing with­out a suit­able li­cence, or with in­surance, and com­mit­ting fraud by driv­ing with false num­ber plates

In ad­di­tion to his fine, he has to un­der­take 150 hours of un­paid work, and was fined £260. He also has to pay £85 costs and £85 to vic­tim ser­vices. He can pay this back at £20 per week.

A TWYFORD man has been found guilty of ac­tual bod­ily harm fol­low­ing an as­sault of a man in Read­ing town cen­tre.

William James Hick­mott, 22 and from Cot­terell Gar­dens, car­ried out the at­tack on Au­gust 20 last year. Al­though he had pleaded not guilty, a hear­ing at Read­ing Mag­is­trates Court on July 23 dis­agreed and he was or­dered to pay £150 com­pen­sa­tion to his vic­tim, carry out up to 30 days’ of com­mu­nity ser­vice by July 22, 2019, pay costs of £620 and £85 to vic­tim ser­vices.

A sec­ond charge of racially/re­li­giously ag­gra­vated as­sault was dis­missed. A 20-YEAR-OLD from Ear­ley has been granted un­con­di­tional bail af­ter plead­ing not guilty to a se­ries of al­leged mo­tor­ing of­fences.

Da­ni­aal Khan, from The Drive, de­nies dan­ger­ous driv­ing along Vastern Road, Caver­sham Road and the A33 in Read­ing on Septem­ber 20 last year. He also de­nies hav­ing a faked cer­tifi­cate of in­surance and driv­ing with­out in­surance.

Khan’s cause will be heard at a sum­mary trial to be held at Read­ing Mag­is­trates Court on Oc­to­ber 3.

A 45-YEAR-OLD from Twyford has been re­manded on un­con­di­tional bail af­ter plead­ing guilty to drink driv­ing.

Ja­son Stoveld, from By­ron Close, was stopped on the A4 Bath Road on July 4 and found to have 45 mi­cro­grammes of al­co­hol in 100 millil­itres of breath.

He will re­ceive his sen­tence at Read­ing Mag­is­trates Court on Septem­ber 21.

AS­SAULT­ING a wo­man has seen a Win­nersh man re­ceive a com­mu­nity or­der made against him.

Gareth Stephen Tilly, 34 and from Bay­ley Court, pleaded guilty to the at­tack, which took place on July 4 this year. He was also or­dered to pay £85 costs and £85 to vic­tim ser­vices at a rate of £20 per month.

A WARGRAVE man has pleaded guilty to driv­ing while over the limit and has been given 150 hours of com­mu­nity ser­vice and a £400 fine.

Derek Cyril Reid, 59 and from Bor­ough Marsh Farm, Lod­don Drive, was stopped while driv­ing along Gin­gells Farm Road in Charvil on July 4. A breath test re­vealed that he had 125 mi­cro­grammes of al­co­hol in 100 millil­itres of breath.

A hear­ing at Read­ing Mag­is­trates Court on July 26, he was banned from driv­ing for 29 months, or­dered to pay £85 costs and £40 to vic­tim ser­vices.

A WOMEN from Shin­field has pleaded guilty to driv­ing while over the limit.

Lau­ren Shem­mans, 36 and from Sky­lark Way, was stopped in Churchill Drive, Win­nersh on July 8 this year. She was found to have 85 mi­cro­grammes of al­co­hol in 100 millil­itres of breath.

She was banned from driv­ing for 17 months, which will be re­duced by 17 weeks if she un­der­takes a safe driv­ing course.

She was also fined £300, or­dered to pay £85 costs and £30 to vic­tim ser­vices.

DRIV­ING while over the limit has seen a Twyford wo­man banned for the next 14 months.

Emma Cather­ine Linda Tay­lor, 43 and from Harrison Close, was stopped on Read­ing Road, Win­nersh on July 7.

At a hear­ing at Read­ing Mag­is­trates Court on July 26, Tay­lor pleaded guilty to driv­ing with 58 mi­cro­grammes of al­co­hol in 100 millil­itres of breath.

She was fined £200, or­dered to pay £85 costs and £30 to vic­tim ser­vices.

Her driv­ing ban will be re­duced by 14 weeks if she un­der­takes a safe driv­ing course.

A MAN from Ar­bor­field has been fined £200 and banned from driv­ing for 20 months af­ter plead­ing guilty to driv­ing while over the limit.

Ovidiu Ionut Sei­tan, 31 and from High­field Park off Ever­s­ley Road, was driv­ing on Read­ing Road on July 8 when he was stopped by po­lice. He was found to have 86 mi­cro­grammes of al­co­hol in

100 millil­itres of breath.

In ad­di­tion to the ban and the fine, on July 26, Read­ing Mag­is­trates Court or­dered him to pay £85 costs and £30 to vic­tim ser­vices. His ban will be re­duced by 20 weeks if he un­der­takes a safe driv­ing course.

A WOK­ING­HAM man has pleaded guilty to be­ing in pos­ses­sion of drugs.

Mar­lon Jef­frey-Hinds, 34 and from Lock­wood Court off Ashville Way, was stopped in Read­ing on Novem­ber 22 last year. He was found to have had a quan­tity of cannabis and co­caine in his pos­ses­sion.

He also pleaded guilty to as­sault­ing an of­fi­cer while be­ing de­tained at Lod­don Val­ley Po­lice Sta­tion on the same date.

Jef­frey-Hinds was or­dered to sur­ren­der the drugs for de­struc­tion, fined £150, pay £775 in costs, £100 in com­pen­sa­tion and £85 to vic­tim ser­vices.

He must also un­der­take 80 hours’ com­mu­nity ser­vice.

A MAN who as­saulted a wo­man has been found guilty by Read­ing Mag­is­trates Court.

At the hear­ing on July 27, the court heard that on June 5 this year, Tris­tan Lee Woods, 33 and from La­lande Close, beat his vic­tim. He was or­dered to pay £650 costs, £85 to vic­tim ser­vices and un­der­take 180 hours’ of com­mu­nity ser­vice over the next 12 months.

A BIN­FIELD women has been given a 12-month con­di­tional dis­charge af­ter steal­ing cos­met­ics from Nir­vana Spa worth £361.89.

Gol­naz Rafiei, 37 from An­gel Place pleaded guilty of a theft to the value of £95.03 which took place on Au­gust 26 last year.

She also stole a fur­ther £366.86 worth of cos­met­ics from Nir­vana on Septem­ber 23 last year.

Slough Mag­is­trates Court, on July 30, or­dered Rafiei to pay £95.03 com­pen­sa­tion, £85 costs and £20 to vic­tim ser­vices.

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