Bank card fraudster punished

The following cases were among those heard at Banbury Magistrates’ Court between March 16-19:

Paul Hughes, 31, of The Drive, Enstone, admitted three counts of fraud, by using bank cards to obtain cashback. He was given a community order with an unpaid work requirement of 200 hours. He was ordered to pay £3,460.18, £60 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

William Bailey, 18, of Bottom Street, Northend, admitted drink driving, using a vehicle on a public road without third party insurance and driving a motor vehicle without insurance. He was fined £310, ordered to pay £20 victim surcharge and £85 costs. He was also disqualified from driving for 17 months.

Brennan Marles, 27, of High Street, Hook Norton, admitted possessing a controlled class A drug, namely cocaine. He was fined £240, ordered to pay £24 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

Nicholas McMahon, 54, of Walltree House Farm, Steane, Brackley, was found guilty of speeding. He was fined £100, ordered to pay £20 victim surcharge and £40 costs. His driving licence was endorsed with three points.

Heidi Mullen, 29, of Rotary Way, Banbury, was found guilty of using a colour television without a licence. She was fined £200, ordered to pay £20 victim surcharge and £120 costs.

Arjun Patel, 22, of Westminster Way, Banbury, was found guilty of using a colour television without a licence. He was fined £200, ordered to pay £20 victim surcharge and £120 costs.

Joseph Santos, 27, of West Street, Banbury, admitted stealing a cycle to the value of £1,000 in Market Place, Banbury, stealing a cycle to the value of £1,300 in Market Place, Banbury and stealing a cycle to the value of £150 in Lockheed Close, Banbury. He was given a 12-week prison sentence suspended for two years and ordered to pay £433.31 compensation.

Hayley Robinson, 30, of Padbury Drive, Banbury, was found guilty of using a colour television without a licence. She was fined £200, ordered to pay £20 victim surcharge and £120 costs.

John Rogers, 63, of Christchurch Court, Banbury, was found guilty of using a colour television without a licence. He was fined £200, ordered to pay £20 victim surcharge and £120 costs.

Sam York, 23, of Danesmoor, Banbury, admitted possessing a class B drug, namely cannabis. He was fined £110, ordered to pay £20 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

Justin Cusack, 28, of Griffith Road, Banbury, was found guilty of using a motor vehicle on a public road without third party insurance and driving while not wearing a seatbelt. He was fined £600, ordered to pay £60 victim surcharge and £85 costs. He was also disqualified from driving for six months.

Natalia Horsman, 23, of Park Close, Banbury, admitted using a colour television without a licence. She was fined £35, ordered to pay £20 victim surcharge and £60 costs.

Ashley King, 21, of Ironstones, Banbury, was found guilty of entering a train without a valid railway ticket. He was fined £250, ordered to pay £7.50 compensation, £25 victim surcharge and £130 costs.

Tina Lambrick, 33, of Verney Road, Banbury, was found guilty of using a colour television without a licence. She was fined £200, ordered to pay £20 victim surcharge and £120 costs.

Clare Meador, 35, of Marlborough Place, Banbury, admitted using a colour television without a licence. She was fined £100, ordered to pay £20 victim surcharge and £120 costs.

David Stanley, 30, of Ray Road, Bicester, admitted using threatening/abusive words or behaviour. He was fined £100, ordered to pay £20 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

Artur Ciura, 25, of Grange Farm, Chesterton, admitted drink driving. He was fined £230, ordered to pay £23 victim surcharge and disqualified from driving for 12 months.

Stephen Clutton, 45, of Hanover Gardens, Bicester, admitted drink driving. He was given a community order with an unpaid work requirement of 80 hours, ordered to pay £60 victim surcharge and £85 costs. He was disqualified from driving for 42 months.