Court round-up

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THE following people have appeared at Doncaster Magistrates’ Court charged with the following offences.

CONISBROUGH: A shoplifter has had a close shave after having a jail sentence suspended by magistrates. Tyrell Anthony Tullett, 34, of Elm Green Lane, admitted stealing ten packs of razor blades, costing £178, from Tesco. He was given an eight week jail sentence, which was suspended for six months, and put under a 7pm to 7am curfew for eight weeks. He was also ordered to pay £40 in costs.

BESSACARR: A 29-year-old is facing a sober time after admitting to stealing alcohol. Stephen James Thomas Farrar, of Kelsey Gardens, was given a conditional discharge for six months after admitting taking the booze, worth £10.88, from the Co-op in Nostell Place. He was also ordered to pay for the alcohol as compensation to the supermarket.

Mexborough: A motorist has been handed a comprehensive fine of £525 for driving without insurance. Andrew Gaskin, 41, of White Rose Walk, was handed six points, a £15 victim surcharge and £85 in fees after being caught driving a Citreon C3 along Burcroft Hill on Sunday, January 22, without insurance or the correct type of licence. The case against him was proved in his absence.

SKELLOW: A 35-year-old has been smacked with a £180 fine after being caught with a quantity of heroin. Wayne Alan Collingwood, of Laurence Terrace, was also ordered to pay a £15 victim surcharge and £85 in costs after pleading guilty to possessing the class A drug.

STAINFORTH: A taxi passenger who drunkenly stole £60 from the driver has avoided jail time. Ross Winstanley, 23, of Coronation Road, pleaded guilty to stealing the cash from the driver on Saturday, November 5, after he had been drinking. He was given a 12 week prison sentence, which was suspended for 12-months, told to pay the money back to the driver and ordered to pay £250 in costs.

WHEATLEY: A merry man has been banned from drinking for 12-months after admitting being drunk and disorderly at The Dome and damaging police property. David Emanuel Masters, 32, admitted to being drunk on Sunday, December 11, and causing £131.30 of damage to a police cell and blanket the following day. Masters, of Highfield Road, was put under curfew for 12 weeks and ordered to pay for the damage.