This is your weekly round-up of some of the latest court cases heard at the Isle of Wight Magistrates Court.
The defendant’s name, age, address and details of the charge(s) and sentence are published in accordance with Criminal Procedure Rule 5.8, as agreed by HMCTS and the Society of Editors and approved by the Lord Chancellor. Not all cases heard will appear on this round-up due to legal restrictions.
This article is published from official information issued by HM Courts and Tribunal Service and is covered by qualified privilege. Please note: names/details of convictions will not be removed from this article on the basis of the convicted individual or their families requesting such action.
Monday 22nd February – Friday 26th February 2021
• Nigel Glyndore Wilbee, 77, of St Mary’s Close in Ryde, pleaded guilty to drink driving (61) and failing to stop following an accident. He was disqualified from driving for 17 months, fined £460 and told to pay costs of £85.
• Adam Karl Johnston, 25, of Clarence Road in East Cowes, pleaded guilty to drug driving (cannabis and cocaine). He was handed an interim disqualification from driving pending sentencing. The case was adjourned until 22nd March for a pre-sentence report.
• Samuel Kevin Ross, 24, of HMP Isle of Wight, was given a 30-week prison sentence for 2 charges of assaulting an emergency worker by beating – 15 weeks custody per charge. The offences included Ross spitting at a prison officer.
• Peter Spencer Larkin, 54, of Whitcombe Road in Newport, was ordered to complete 150 hours of unpaid work and 15 rehabilitation days after pleading guilty to assault by beating. He was also told to pay compensation of £50, costs of £35 and a surcharge of £95.
• Luke Adam Whyton, 33, of Newport Road in Cowes pleaded guilty to harassment – stalking. He was ordered to complete 40 hours unpaid work, 15 rehabilitation days and pay £85 costs with a £95 surcharge.
• Stephen Mark Newey, 65, of Arthurs Hill in Shanklin, admitted 2 counts of causing harassment, alarm or distress – aggravated due to the homophobic nature of the offences. Newey was fined £200 and must complete 10 rehabilitation days, as well as paying costs of £95 with a £85 surcharge.
• Matthew Bardsley, 37, of Longmead Road in Ryde, admitted assault by beating. He was ordered to carry out 120 hours of unpaid work over the next 12 months and pay £85 costs with a £95 surcharge.
• Daniel David Kilshaw, 40, of Royal Street in Sandown, pleaded guilty to criminal damage. He was ordered to pay £23 compensation and costs of £85..
• Bradley Kyle Sparshot, 29, of Furrlongs in Newport, was sentenced to 8 weeks in prison for persistent breach of a criminal behaviour order. He was ordered to pay a £128 surcharge.
Separately, Sparshot was found guilty of assault by beating. He was given a 6 month conditional discharge and ordered to pay £75 compensation.
• Steven James Church, 37, of Chalwell in Child Okeford, Dorset was given a 12 month conditional discharge for the offence of theft. He was ordered to pay £85 costs and a £22 surcharge.
• Mark Simon Langley, 32, of Belmont Road, Westgate on Sea in Kent pleaded guilty to 2 counts of assault by beating against 2 separate women. He was ordered t complete 120 hours of unpaid work and 15 rehabilitation days, as well as paying £150 compensation, £200 costs and a £95 surcharge.
• Shaun William Austin, 28, of Lea Road in Lake, admitted drug driving (cannabis and cocaine). He was disqualified from driving for 12 months and ordered to pay £85 costs with a £95 surcharge. He must also complete 120 hours of unpaid work over the next 12 months.