Court round-up: Including a man who stole two pairs of Bose headphones from an Apple store

The scales of justice
The scales of justice

See who has been in the court list this week.

John Wickens, 26, of Pelham Court, Hemel Hempstead. On July 29 at Hemel Hempstead stole two bottles of drink to the value of £3.04 belonging to Martins Post Office. Committed to prison for 5 days. Reason: Offence so serious because prolific offender, numerous similar previous convictions and currently serving prisoner. To pay victim surcharge of £80, costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, criminal courts charge of £150.

John Wickens, 26, of Pelham Court, Hemel Hempstead. Commission of a further offence whilst subject to order of conditional discharge for 6 months imposed on July 27 at West and Central Herts Magistrates Court for an offence of theft. No adjudication - dealt with for original offence.

John Wickens, 26, of Pelham Court, Hemel Hempstead. Original offence in respect of which a Conditional discharge was made on July 27 - original offence details: on June 7, 2015 at Hemel Hempstead stole cigarettes to the value of £7.69 belonging to Shell Petrol Garage, Breakspear Way. Committed to prison for five days forthwith concurrent. Reason: Offence so serious because prolific offender, numerous similar previous convictions and currently serving prisoner.

Kelly Hydon, 39, of Aubreys Road, Hemel Hempstead. On June 29 used a colour television receiver without a licence at the above address. Fined £40, victim surcharge of £20, costs of £50, criminal courts charge of £150.

Michael Wheals, 47, of Wood Crescent, Hemel Hempstead. Between February 10 and March 11, used a colour television receiver without a licence at the above address. Fined £220, victim surcharge of £22, costs of £120.

Carlton Bryan Brown, 26, of Rice Close, Hemel Hempstead. On June 17 at Hemel Hempstead, knowing that payment on the spot for goods supplied, namely fuel, was required or expected from you, dishonestly made off without having paid as required or expected and with intent to avoid payment of £15. Fined £255, compensation of £15, victim surcharge of £26, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, criminal courts charge of £180, compensation of £10.

Carlton Bryan Brown, 26, of Rice Close, Hemel Hempstead. On June 17 at Hemel Hempstead used a motor vehicle on Redbourn Road, when there was not in force in relation to that use such a policy of insurance or such a security in respect of third party risks. Fined £255, driving record endorsed with 6 points.

Tracey Harvey, 51, of Stonelea Road, Hemel Hempstead. On August 1 at Hemel Hempstead was the owner of a dog which was dangerously out of control in Stonelea Road and whilst so out of control injured another person. Unless the dog Tia is kept under proper control by i) The dog will be secured in a place of safety, namely the dining room of the defendant’s residence in Stonelea Road, whenever the door is opened to a visitor not of the same household; ii) An intercom with camera facility to be installed at the defendant’s property in situ by October 20 the front door within six weeks of the court hearing on October 20; iii) A highly visible sign on the front door of the defendant’s property to be displayed making reference to the presence of the dog at the property, it must be destroyed. Fined £135, compensation of £250, victim surcharge of £20, costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, criminal courts charge of £180.

Stacey Louise Hill, 19, Bayford Close, Hemel Hempstead. On August 12 at Hemel Hempstead, knowing that payment on the spot for a service done, namely taxi hire, was required or expected, dishonestly made off without having paid as required or expected and with intent to avoid payment of £11. Warrant for arrest without bail.

George Monastiriotis, 19, Perry Green, Hemel Hempstead. On September 8 at Hemel Hempstead had in his possession one bag of cannabis, a controlled drug of Class B. Fined £245, victim surcharge of £25, costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, criminal courts charge of £180, drugs to be forfeited and destroyed.

Lewis Anthony Young, 37, of Bathurst Road, Hemel Hempstead. On August 3 at Hemel Hempstead had in his possession one bag of cannabis, a controlled drug of Class B. Warrant for arrest without bail.

Mark Trevor Frederick Whittaker, 55, of Stationers Place, Hemel Hempstead. On September 2 at Hemel Hempstead had in his possession a small quantity of ecstasy a controlled drug of Class A. Fined £120, victim surcharge of £20, costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, criminal courts charge of £180, drugs to be forfeited and destroyed.

Ross Francis O’Connor, 39, c/o Barnes Rise, Kings Langley. On July 4 at Hemel Hempstead assaulted another person. Committed to prison for 13 weeks forthwith concurrent. Reason: Offence so serious because owing to number of offences on same/similar victims and committing offences on bail. To pay costs of £100 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Ross Francis O’Connor, 39, c/o Barnes Rise, Kings Langley. On July 4 at Hemel Hempstead assaulted another person. Committed to prison for 13 weeks forthwith concurrent. Reason: Offence so serious because owing to number of offences on same/similar victims and committing offences on bail.

Ross Francis O’Connor, 39, c/o Barnes Rise, Kings Langley. On July 14 at Kings Langley assaulted another person. Committed to prison for 13 weeks forthwith concurrent. Reason: Offence so serious because owing to number of offences on same/similar victims and committing offences on bail. Restraining order made for the defendant until October 14, 2017.

Ross Francis O’Connor, 39, c/o Barnes Rise, Kings Langley. On July 14 at Kings Langley without lawful authority, used violence for the purpose of securing entry into premises, knowing that there was someone present on those premises who was opposed to the said entry. Committed to prison for 13 weeks forthwith concurrent. Reason: Offence so serious because owing to number of offences on same/similar victims and committing offences on bail.

Ross Francis O’Connor, 39, c/o Barnes Rise, Kings Langley. On July 14 at Watford used threatening or abusive words or behaviour or disorderly behaviour within the hearing or sight of a person likely to be caused harassment, alarm or distress thereby. No separate penalty.

John Leonard Penhaligon, 44, of HMP The Mount, Hemel Hempstead. On May 17, 2014 at Watford, stole two pairs of Bose headphones, to the value of £559.99, belonging to The Apple Store Plc. Committed to prison for 8 weeks forthwith. Reason: Offence so serious because persistent offender, aggravated by previous convictions. To pay compensation of £559.99.

Luke William Thompson, 24, of Cocker Road, Enfield. On May 4 at Hemel Hempstead committed assault by beating. Community order made. The defendant must comply with the following requirements by October 14, 2016: Programme Requirement: Participate in RESOLVE for 40 days. as directed by probation, Rehabilitation Activity Requirement: Offender to comply with any instructions of the responsible officer to attend appointments (with the responsible officer or someone else nominated by them), or to participate in any activity as required by the responsible officer up to a maximum of 20 days. Unpaid Work Requirement: Carry out unpaid work for 100 hours within the next 12 months. This work will be supervised by the responsible 
officer.