A woman has been ordered to pay compensation after setting fire to a prison cell. She was among the latest criminals have been dealt with at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates' Court:
A woman has admitted arson. Carol-anne Cullen, 19, of Mount Street, Derby, indicated a plea of guilty to arson by setting fire to a prison cell belonging to HMP Foston causing £1,470.33 worth of damage on February 12. She also admitted breaching a suspended sentence. and must observe a 28-day curfew. She was ordered to pay £100 compensation.
A man drove without insurance. It was proved via the single justice procedure that Josef Owen, 33, of Darklands Road, Swadlincote, drove a BMW in Darklands Road, Swadlincote, on October 19, without insurance.
He has been fined £660 and ordered to pay £85 court costs and a £66 victim surcharge. He was banned from driving for six months.
A man has admitted speeding. Christopher Roberts, 30, of St Bernard's Road, Whitwick, Leicestershire, admitted via the single justice procedure that he drove a Ford Transit van on the A511 Burton Road, Woodville, on November 28, exceeding the 30mph speed limit by driving at 39mph.
He has been fined £223 and ordered to pay £85 court costs and a £30 victim surcharge. No totting up disqualification was imposed because losing his licence would have caused exceptional hardship.
A man has admitted assault. Joshua Diver, 22, of Soar Close, Hilton, indicated a plea of guilty to assault occasioning actual bodily harm on a woman in Springfield Road, Etwall, on June 18. He also admitted assault occasioning actual bodily harm on two men in Derby on June 19. He also admitted damaging property belonging to another woman in Derby on June 19, and breaching a suspended sentence.
He has been jailed for 46 weeks because it was committed while he was subject to a recently imposed suspended sentence order in a case involving the same victim, his previous record of offending and because a weapon was used in the assault.
He was also ordered to pay £350 compensation.