Banbury man who assaulted policeman must undergo alcohol dependency treatment - Court Report

A Banbury man who assaulted a policeman and made threats to damage the officer's cars appeared at Oxford Magistrates Court.

Tuesday, 23rd March 2021, 9:09 am
Oxford Magistrates' Court where cases from the Banbury area are heard

Andrei Parascanu, also known as Andrei Earascanu, 34, of West Street, Banbury pleaded guilty to assaulting a police officer on September 27, 2020 in Banbury.

Parascanu also pleaded guilty to threatening the officer that he would damage two cars belonging to him. He further pleaded guilty to failing to surrender to bail. Parascanu was ordered to pay £100 compensation and a community order was imposed, requiring him to undergo treatment for alcohol dependency over a period of a year. He was further ordered to undertake 80 hours of unpaid work.

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

Mircea Florin Balanescu, 41, of Ruscote Avenue, Banbury was fined £660 for driving without insurance in Ruscote Avenue on November 24, 2020. Balanescu was fined a further £220 for driving on the same occasion without a licence. His driving record was endorsed with six points and he was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £66 and £90 costs.

Stuart William Elliot, 50, of Oxford Road, Banbury was fined £220 for driving in Middleton Road, Banbury on November 18, 2020 without a licence. He was fined a further £660 for driving without insurance. Elliot’s driving licence was endorsed with six penalty points and he was ordered to pay a £66 victim surcharge and £90 court costs.

Anthony John Evans, 76, of Lennox Gardens, Banbury was fined £120 for driving on Bretch Hill without insurance on September 29, 2020. He was convicted of driving without a licence on the same occasion but there was no separate penalty for this offence. Evans’ licence was endorsed with six penalty points and he was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £34 and £90 court costs.

Alexander Stevenson, 30, of Sandringham Close, Brackley was fined £660 for driving in Churchill Road, Bicester on August 18, 2020 without insurance. His driving record was endorsed with six penalty points and he was ordered to pay a £66 victim surcharge and £90 court costs.

Jeroen Van Daal, 31, of Kingerlee Road, Banbury was fined £717 for breaking the 70mph speed limit on the M40 at Fritwell on November 18, 2020. His recorded speed was 99mph. Van Daal was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £71 and court costs of £90. His driving licence was endorsed with six penalty points.

Mohammed Boulaabi, 40, of Preedy Walk, Bloxham changed a not guilty plea to guilty of assault of a police officer in Banbury on April 24, 2020. Boulaabi was ordered to pay compensation of £50 and subjected to a community order requiring him to undertake 80 hours’ unpaid work. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £95.

Simone Adams, 31, of Queen Street, Middleton Cheney was fined £660 for breaking the 30mph speed limit on the A44 Worcester Road, Chipping Norton on October 3, 2020. Her recorded speed was 53mph. Adams’ driving licence was endorsed with six penalty points and she was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £66 and court costs of £90.

Andrew David Marshall, 36, of Tong Street, Bradford pleaded guilty to possession of 11 Clonazolam tablets at Bloxham on July 27, 2020. He was fined £150 and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £34 with court costs of £85. The drug was forfeited for destruction. Marshall was fined a further £50 in respect of a conditional discharge relating to the theft of perfumes from Debenhams in Castle Quay, Banbury on october 7, 2019.

Thomas Hassall, 32, of Hope Close, Banbury pleaded guilty to on January 16, 2021, remaining in a Banbury premises that was under a closure order in contravention of an order made by Oxford Magistrates’ Court on November 27, 2020. He was fined £100.