Banbury man, guilty of causing a woman actual bodily harm, is given a suspended prison sentence - Court Report

A Banbury man has been given a suspended prison sentence for an assault against a woman, causing her actual bodily harm.

Tuesday, 1st June 2021, 2:13 pm
Updated Tuesday, 1st June 2021, 2:14 pm
Oxford Magistrates' Court where cases from the Banbury area are heard

Keith England, 57, of Middleton Road, Banbury pleaded guilty to assault, causing actual bodily harm, against the woman in Banbury on June 27, 2020. He was given a 26-week prison sentence, suspended for 18 months because the offence was so serious.

England was ordered to undergo treatment for alcohol dependency. He was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £128 and court costs of £85.

England was also committed to detention for 21 days, suspended for 18 months, for failing to attend an unpaid work induction, a punishment given by Oxford magistrates on September 5, 2019 in respect of two cases of assault which took place on May 1, 2019 in Banbury.

The following cases have also been heard at Oxford Magistrates’ Court:

Tadeusz Horajski, 47, of Portway, Banbury pleaded guilty to drink driving in a Peugeot car in Ruscote Avenue, Banbury on December 17, 2020. He had 193 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath against a legal limit of 35 micrograms. Horajski was banned from driving for three years and ordered to undergo rehabilitation treatment for alcohol dependency. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £95 and court costs of £85.

Marshulle Wolfaardt, aka Marshulla Wolfaardt, 32, of Alma Road, Banbury pleaded guilty to assaulting a man in Banbury on September 21, 2020. Wolfaardt was fined £70 and ordered to pay compensation of £100. She was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £34 and court costs of £85.

Jamie Collins, 29, of Church Street, Helmdon was fined £660 for driving in Hennef Way, Banbury on September 30, 2020 without insurance. Collins was ordered to pay a £66 victim surcharge and £90 in court costs. His driving record was endorsed with six penalty points.

Brian Phelan, 60, of Bath Road, Banbury was fined £100 for breaking the 30mph speed limit on the Aynho Road, Adderbury on September 4, 2020. His recorded speed was 37mph. Phelan was ordered to pay a £34 victim surcharge and £90 court costs. His licence was endorsed with three penalty points.

Gemma Claire Tibbetts, 35, of Evenlode, Banbury was fined £216 for breaking the 30mph speed limit in a Hyundai car in Bloxham Road, Banbury on September 29, 2020. Her recorded speed was 43mph. Tibbetts was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £34 with £90 court costs. Her licence was endorsed with four penalty points.

Robert Neil Belcher, 52, of Padbury Drive, Banbury pleaded guilty to arson on April 5, having damaged by fire a house in Padbury Drive, owned by Bromford Housing Association. He was given a six month conditional discharge and ordered to pay £500 compensation.

Oliver Vamos, 41, of Waterloo Drive, Banbury pleaded guilty to drink driving in Alhambra Road, Portsmouth on December 13, 2020. He had 49 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. Vamos was banned from driving for 14 months, fined £323 and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £53 with £85 court costs. Vamos also pleaded guilty to driving without insurance on the same occasion. He was fined £215 for this offence. He pleaded guilty further to driving on the same occasion without a licence. There was no separate penalty for this offence.

Julie Hyde, 39, of Linnet Road, Bodicote, was fined £180 for driving without insurance on Stratford Road, Banbury on September 29, 2020. She was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £34 with court costs of £90. Her driving licence was endorsed with six penalty points.