Court round-up

n THORNE: Magistrates have put the brakes on a banned driver who was caught behind the wheel.

Jeffrey Hollingsworth, 44, of Alexandra Street, pleaded guilty to driving while disqualified from holding or obtaining a licence.

He must carry out 80 hours unpaid work within the next 12 months and complete a nine month supervision order.

Magistrates also ordered £85 costs.

Hollingsworth was stopped by officers in Oakmoor Road, Moorends, on April 17.

n SUNNYFIELDS: Throwing paint on a house has ended in a brush with the law for a 35-year-old man.

Darren Allward, of Norman Crescent, caused £500 damage to the house, patio and garage door of the property in nearby Stanley Road.

Allward received a conditional discharge for 12 months after pleading guilty to criminal damage on May 5.

He was told to pay £500 compensation to property owner David Higgs.

n BELLE VUE: A teenager had an expensive drinking session after he was fined for stealing alcohol.

Liam Cookson, of St Agnes Road, took four cases of lager worth £52.06 from Tesco Express in Bawtry Road, Bessacarr, on April 29.

Magistrates handed the 18-year-old, who pleaded guilty to theft, a £100 fine and a further £100 costs.

He must also pay £30 to the store.

n ROSSINGTON: A thief has been fined for stealing six bottles of alcohol from a supermarket.

Scott Simpson, 31, of Mayfield Crescent, walked out of Co-op in Church Street, Armthorpe, without paying for spirits worth £114.94.

He was ordered to pay a £50 fine and £100 costs after pleading guilty to theft on May 7.

n Wheatley: A 30-year-old man must complete 80 hours of community service after being seen stealing four webcams.

Russell Riley, of Woodhouse Road, took the equipment worth £87.96 from the Staples store in Doncaster.

After he owned up to theft, magistrates also told Riley to complete a drug rehabilitation programme.

The offence took place on March 30.

n ARMTHORPE: Nicking £150 from another man has landed a 45-year-old with 100 hours unpaid community work.

Kenneth Boulby, of Palm Avenue, stole the cash from Anthony Burton on April 14.

Boulby was ordered to pay back the same amount to his victim after admitting theft.

He must complete the work within 12 months.

n ROSSINGTON: A thug has been electronically tagged after beating a man and damaging his car.

Teenager Kieran Moffat, of Parklands Close, pleaded guilty to assault following the attack on Jurawar Singh.

He also admitted a charge of criminal damage after vandalising Mr Singh’s red Fiat Scudo.

The 19-year-old must remain at his home between 7pm and 6am on weekend nights for 17 weeks.

Mr Singh also received £500 compensation from the defendant, who launched the attacks on May 8.