HERE is a round-up of some of the cases heard at the Isle of Wight Magistrates' Court, for the week commencing January 1, 2024.

Daniel Drake, 40, of Holyrood Street, Newport.

Common assault, two counts of theft.

Six-week prison term.

Paul Smart, 37, of Fort Street, Sandown.


Fine £80, compensation £4, costs £85, surcharge £32.

Terence Perkins, 38, of Orchardleigh Road, Shanklin.

Criminal damage.

Costs £85, fine £80.

Martin D’Arcy, 54, of Fort Street, Sandown.

Public order offence.

Costs £85, 12-month community order, to include 40 hours of unpaid work.

Luke Burdett, 30, of Spanners Close, Chale Green.

Drug driving, driving while disqualified, driving without insurance.

12-week prison term, 1,138-day driving disqualification.

Emma Knight, 19, of St Johns Road, Ryde.

Theft from a shop.

Compensation £204.

Robert Kasperski, 49, of Park Road, Shanklin.

Assault by beating.

Compensation £150, costs £85, surcharge £114, 12-month community order, to include 20 rehabilitation days.

Keith Wilson, 47, Landguard Road, Shanklin.

Possession of cannabis.

Costs £85, surcharge £32, fine £80.

Jack Williams, 46, of Parkhurst Road, Newport.

Assault by beating of an emergency worker.

Ten-week prison term.

Keith Menzies, 63, of Preston Close, Ryde.

Drink driving.

Costs £85, surcharge £48, fine £120, 12-month driving disqualification.

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