Man spared jail after committing assault in Berkhamsted

St Albans Crown & County Court PNL-150729-152323001
St Albans Crown & County Court PNL-150729-152323001

A round-up of recent court cases

Luke James Butler, 25, of Cuffley Court, Hemel Hempstead. On March 28 at Hemel Hempstead without lawful excuse damaged GPS buddi tag to the value of £20 belonging to Hertfordshire Constabulary intending to destroy or damage such property or being reckless as to whether such property would be destroyed or damaged. Discharged conditionally for six months, to pay victim surcharge of £15.

James Dennis Harrington, 37, of Dagnam Park Drive, Romford. On June 8 at Hemel Hempstead drove a motor vehicle on Green Lane whilst not wearing an adult belt. Fined £167, victim surcharge of £20, costs of £85.

Nicholas John Page-Chatton, 40, of Broka Court, Pine Street, Aylesbury. On October 14 at Berkhamsted committed assault by beating. Community order made. The defendant must comply with the following requirements by Septemmber 30, 2017: Programme Requirement: Participate in an accredited programme for 30 days. Building Better Relationships 30 sessions, 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 30 days. Fined £200, victim surcharge of £60, costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Nicholas John Page-Chatton, 40, of Broka Court, Pine Street, Aylesbury. Between July 1 and October 15, within the jurisdiction of St Albans Crown Court, sent by means of a public electronic communications network text messages, e-mails and telephone calls that were grossly offensive or of an indecent, obscene or menacing character. Community order made. The defendant must comply with the following requirements by Septemmber 30, 2017: Programme Requirement: Participate in an accredited programme for 30 days. Building Better Relationships 30 sessions, 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 30 days.

Ryan Anthony Phillips, 18, of Ashridge Rise, Berkhamsted. On March 15 at Hemel Hempstead sent four Facebook private messages which conveyed a threat for the purpose of causing distress or anxiety to the recipient or to any other person to whom you intended that it or its contents or nature should be communicated. Fined £80, victim surcharge of £20, costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Josh Wells , 19, of Cattsdell, Hemel Hempstead. On January 31 at Hemel Hempstead 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. Fined £300, compensation of £50, victim surcharge of £30, costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Josh Wells, 19, of Cattsdell, Hemel Hempstead. On January 31 at Hemel Hempstead assaulted a police constable in the execution of her duty. No separate penalty.

Jason Mervin Keating, 38, of Redbourne Road, Hemel Hempstead. On February 10 at Hemel Hempstead stole an electrical item, to the value of £149.99, belonging to Boots. Warrant withdrawn. To pay compensation of £149.99.

Jason Mervin Keating, 38, of Redbourne Road, Hemel Hempstead. On December 4 at Leighton Buzzard, stole Knitwear Garments, to the value of £48.50, belonging to Peacock Stores Ltd. To pay compensation of £48.50.