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Court Report - December 16, 2013
Seamus Anthony Collins, 64, of Windridge Close, St Albans. On November 11, 2013, drove in place, after consuming so much alcohol that the proportion in breath was 67 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.
Bryan Gardner, 66, of Lattimore Road, St Albans. On December 5, 2013, entered M&S, St Albans, as a trespasser and stole food worth £20.29. Commission of further offence while subject to conditional discharge for theft (x2). Community order made with prohibited activity requirement. Costs: £145.
Richard Hossell, 47, of Upper Latimer Road, St Albans. On November 4, 2013, stole alcohol from Tesco, St Albans. Commission of further offence during operational period of a suspended sentence order. Community order made with drug rehabilitation and supervision order. Fine, costs: £245.
Simon Andrew Shepherd, 36, of Langley Grove, Sandridge. On August 22, 2013, was in charge of a dog which was dangerously out of control in a public place and, while out of control, injured a two-year-old boy. Also, on October 8, 2013, entered Lloyds No 1 Bar, Waterend Barn, St Albans as a trespasser with intent to steal; also, on October 29, 2013, stole three bottles of wine from Morrisons, St Albans; also on October 10, 2013, stole a bottle of wine from Morrisons, St Albans. Committed to prison for 26 weeks.
Joe Fox, 26, of Watling Street, Radlett. On October 6, 2013, en route near Elstree and Borehamwood, failed to hand over ticket for inspection and verification of validity when asked to do so. Fine, compensation, costs: £349.