The Scales of Justice

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  • Colin McDonald, 50, of Donnington Bridge Road, Oxford, admitted shoplifting meat worth £7.49 from Tesco in Cowley Road, Oxford, on January 20. Given a six-month conditional discharge and told to pay a £15 victims’ surcharge.
  • Katie McNicol, 26, of Lammas Close, Abingdon, admitted using threatening, abusive, or insulting words or behaviour or disorderly behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress in Ock Street, Abingdon, on December 26. Also admitted assaulting PC 6082 Louise Williams in the execution of her duty in Oxford on December 26. Given a six-month conditional discharge, fined £70, £100 compensation, a £20 victims’ surcharge, and £85 costs.
  • David Evans, 19, of Stonehouse Crescent, Radley, admitted theft of a pedal cycle worth £50 in Bridge Street, Abingdon, on November 26. Also admitted taking a pedal cycle without consent in Abingdon on December 17. Given a 16-month conditional discharge, told to pay a £15 victims’ surcharge, and £85 costs.
  • Michael Elphick, 28, of no fixed address, admitted possession of 433mg of ketamine, a Class C drug, in Mill Street in Wantage on November 24. Fined £50 and told to pay £20 victims’ surcharge and £85 costs. Fined a further £40 for committing an offence while subject to a 12-month conditional discharge.
  • Jason Welch, 25, of Stowood Close, Oxford, admitted breaking the requirements of a community order by removing his electronic tag on January 5. Community order period extended by four weeks and told to pay £65 costs.
  • Gavin Minns, 35, of Donnington Bridge Road, Oxford, admitted stealing a Blackberry mobile phone worth £164.98 on September 1. Fined £50 and told to pay £15 victims’ surcharge and £50 costs.
  • Stuart Nixon, 25, of The Ridings, Kidlington, admitted stealing two bottles of champagne worth £63.98 from Tesco in Magdalen Street, Oxford, on January 11. Community order made with three-month curfew requirement and told to pay victims’ surcharge of £60.
  • Michael Raine-Howe, 51, of Grangers Place, Witney, admitted driving without due care and attention on Cumnor Road, Farmoor, on October 12. Fined £200 and told to pay £20 victims’ surcharge and £85 costs.
  • Nathan Richens, 19, of Crabtree Lane, Drayton, Abingdon, admitted stealing a pedal cycle in Abingdon Road, Drayton, Abingdon, on September 13. Also admitted racially or religiously aggravated harassment and causing £78 of criminal damage to a police cell at Abingdon police station, in Colwell drive, Abingdon, on September 14. Community order made with two-month curfew requirement and told to pay £60 victims’ surcharge, £85 costs and £78 compensation.

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