Court briefs

Calderdale Magistrates Court.
Calderdale Magistrates Court.

The following cases were heard by Calderdale Magistrates’ Court.

Usman Ahmed, (23), of Milton Place, Halifax, 12 month community order, £85 costs and £85 victim surcharge for possession of drugs and possession of an offensive weapon, namely a knuckle duster, in a public place.

Alan Kendall, (51), of Stanningley Green, Mixenden, £325 fine, £85 costs and £33 victim surcharge for drink driving.

Joshua McQueeny, (21), of Nest Estate, Hebden Bridge, 12 month conditional discharge, £160 compensation, £85 costs and £15 victim surcharge for theft.

Heather Scott, (32), of Solstice Way, Halifax, 12 month community order and £60 victim surcharge for failing to notify the Department for Work and Pensions of a change of circumstances which would affect their entitlement to Employment Support Allowance.

Trevor Brittain, (65), of Keighley Drive, Halifax, 12 month conditional discharge and £10 victim surcharge for giving a false statement to the Department for Work and Pensions with a view to obtaining Jobseekers Allowance, failing to notify the Department for Work and Pensions of a change of circumstances which would affect their entitlement to a Pension and giving a false statement to the Department for Work and Pensions with a view to obtaining Pension Credit.

Gwendoline Davies, (52), of Hathershelf Lane, Mytholmroyd, disqualified from driving for 17 months, £3230 fine, £85 costs and £170 victim surcharge for drink driving.

Justin Mawdsley, (33), of Westfield Terrace, Halifax, disqualified from driving for 24 months, 12 month community order, £85 costs and £85 victim surcharge for drink driving.

Justyna Sekula, (25), of Maltings Road, Halifax, disqualified from driving for 17 months, £300 fine, £85 costs and £30 victim surcharge for failing to provide a specimen of breath to police.

Gary Shepheard, (41), of Bottomley Street, Brighouse, disqualified from driving for 12 months, £105 fine, £85 costs and £30 victim surcharge for drink driving, driving without a license and driving without insurance.

Jean Charlesworth, of Willowfield Close, Halifax, £40 fine, £110 costs and £20 victim surcharge for being the owner of a vehicle that did not meet its insurance requirements.

Edward Hudson, (48), of Cornwall Crescent, Brighouse, 12 month conditional discharge, £85 costs and £15 victim surcharge for using theatening, insulting or abusive words or behaviour.

Ross Holroyd, (33), of Huddersfield Road, Elland, one year community order, £85 costs and £85 victim surcharge for assault.