Kent Magistrates' Courts - cases round-up - Canterbury and Thanet

Contributed by editor on Jun 24, 2016 - 05:50 PM


Kent Police has released details of people in Thanet who have recently appeared before Magistrates' Courts in Kent.



... Recent Magistrates' Court cases .....

Daniel Kenneth Hamilton was sentenced on 17 June 2016 at Canterbury and St Augustine Magistrates’ Court.

He pleaded guilty to driving without due care and attention, driving without insurance, failing to stop after a road accident, failing to report a road accident and failing to give information regarding a driver’s identity.

On 19 September 2015 the 28-year-old, of Westover Road, Broadstairs, drove a BMW 316 in Ramsgate Road, Margate, without due care and attention and with no insurance. He also failed to stop after a road accident, failed to report that accident and failed to give information relating to the identification of the driver of another vehicle.

Magistrates sentenced Hamilton to 28 days in prison and banned him from driving for 379 days. He must also pay an £80 victim surcharge.



Maxine Louise Cocks was sentenced on 17 June 2016 at Thanet Magistrates’ Court.

She pleaded guilty to two counts of shoplifting.

On 27 May 2016 the 42-year-old, of Buxton Road, Ramsgate, stole headphones, watches and elastic hair bands worth £112.47 from a shop in Margate Road, Broadstairs. She also stole toys worth £14.97 from another shop in Margate Road.

Magistrates sentenced Cocks to 28 days in prison. She must also pay a £115 victim surcharge.


Yvette Surrage was sentenced on 16 June 2016 at Thanet Magistrates’ Court.

She pleaded guilty to fraud by abuse of position.

Between 1 October and 30 November 2015 the 40-year-old, of Glencoe Road, Margate, used a patient’s debit card in Canterbury while working as a community support worker, intending to make a gain for herself.

Magistrates sentenced Surrage to 180 days in prison, suspended for 12 months, and ordered her to carry out 100 hours of unpaid work in the next 12 months. She must also pay £1,000 compensation, £85 costs and an £80 victim surcharge.


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