Banbury man is fined for sending a ‘grossly offensive’ message regarding sexual activity with a child - Court Report

A Banbury man has been fined for sending a ‘grossly offensive’ message regarding sexual activity with a child.

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 1:04 pm
Updated Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 2:35 pm
Oxford Magistrates' Court whee cases from the Banbury area are heard

Joshua Fry, 21, of Cope Road, Banbury pleaded guilty to sending an offensive/indecent/obscene message, namely sexual activity with children that was grossly offensive between December 18 and 22, 2020. He was fined £80 and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £34.

The following cases were also heard at Oxford Magistrates’ Court:

Bobby Stewart, 24, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to drink driving in a Ford Fiesta in Merton Street, Banbury on January 9. He had 58 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. Stewart was disqualified from driving for 16 months, fined £500 and ordered to pay a £50 victim surcharge with £85 court costs.

Alexandru Valentin Demian, 29, of Spencer Gardens, Brackley was fined £600 for driving without insurance in Lockheed Close, Banburyon August 5, 2020. Demian was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £66 and court costs of £90. His driving record was endorsed with six penalty points.

Teresa Amos, 38, of Hilton Road, Banbury pleaded guilty to criminal damage of an Audi Q7 car in Dover Avenue, Banbury on March 9. Amos was ordered to undergo treatment for alcohol dependency and to pay £150 in compensation and a £95 victim surcharge. Amos also pleaded guilty to harassment of a man in Dover Avenue on the same occasion.

Brennan Robert Marles, 33, of High Street, Hook Norton pleaded guilty to driving a Nissan Almera in Albion Street, Chipping Norton on August 20, 2020 with excess cannabis in his blood. He was banned from driving for 12 months, fined £480 and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £48 with £85 court costs.

Grainne Cariline Stevenson, 53, of Oakley Gardens, Kensington and Chelsea was fined £660 for failing to provide information between September 23 and October 21 relating to the driver of a Skoda car, alleged to have been guilty of an offence on the A44, Worcester Road, Chipping Norton. She was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £66 and £90 in court costs. Stevenson’s driving record was endorsed with six points.

Reinis Tihovskis, 28, of Collingwood Road, Northampton was fined £660 for failing to provide information between October 9 and November 6, 2020 relating to the driver of a DAF, alleged to have been guilty of an offence on the A44 Worcester Road, Chipping Norton. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £66 with £90 court costs. Tihovskis driving record was endorsed with six penalty points.

Matthew Peter Jakes, 32, of Ruscote Arcade, Banbury pleaded guilty to theft of chocolate, cheese and drinks to the value of £50.50 from Tesco, Banbury on October 6, 2020. Jakes was fined £108 and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £34 and costs of £85. Jakes was also fined £100 for failing to attend supervision appointments on November 4, 2020, December 7, 2020 and January 4, 2021. He pleaded guilty.

Klodian Abdiaj, 28, of Castle Street, Banbury was fined £660 for driving on Warwick Road, Banbury on July 27, 2020 without insurance. He was disqualified from driving for six months and ordered to pay a £66 victim surcharge with £90 court costs.

Raman Sheid, 19, of Evenlode, Banbury pleaded guilty to driving an Alfa Romeo car in Park Road, Banbury without insurance. He was fined £120 and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £34 and £85 costs. He also pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine and cannabis and was fined a further £120 and £40 respectively. The drugs were destroyed. He pleaded guilty to driving without a licence. There was no separate penalty.