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Court Report - July 2, 2013
David Robert Sockett, 72, of Mendip Close, St Albans. On June 14, 2013, drove in Sandringham Crescent, St Albans, after consuming so much alcohol that the proportion in breath was 60 microgrammes in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35 microgrammes. Fine, costs: £225. Banned from driving for 17 months, to be reduced by 17 weeks if approved course undertaken.
Andrew Scott Niven, 34, of Scrubbitts Square, Radlett. On June 21, 2013, was in possession of two wraps of cannabis, a class B drug; commission of offence during operational period of suspended sentence order. Fine, costs: £178.
Simon Andrew Shepherd, 35, of Langley Grove, Sandridge. On May 16, 2013, having entered as a trespasser behind the bar of the Waterend Barn, St Albans, stole three bottles of alcohol; also, on May 27, 2013, stole alcohol from the Spar, St Albans; also, on June 3, 2013, stole alcohol from the Co-op, St Albans; also, on June 18, 2013, stole bottle of suntan lotion from Superdrug, St Albans; also, on June 25, 2013, assaulted a person by beating her, and stole a bottle of vodka from M&S, St Albans. Committed to prison for 12 weeks.