Drink-driver Alan Bennett is the latest criminal to have been dealt with at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates' Court:
A man has admitted drink-driving. Alan Bennett, 65, of St Johns Drive, Newhall, admitted driving a red Ford Fiesta in Oversetts Road, Newhall, on May 21, with 137 microgrammes of alcohol in 100millilitres of breath. The legal limits 35 microgrammes.
He has been made the subject of a 20-week prison sentence suspended for two years because he was nearly four times over the limit, he could have killed innocent members of the public, and his car is a weapon in drink so it is serious.
He was ordered to pay £85 court costs and a £115 victim surcharge and was banned from driving for four years
A man has admitted assaulting a woman. Fraser Chatburn, 49, of Foston Avenue, Burton, admitted assaulting a woman in Burton on June 1. He also admitted breaching a conditional discharge.
He was made the subject of a 12-month community order with 80 hours unpaid work.
He was ordered to pay £85 court costs and a £85 victim surcharge.
A man has admitted criminal damage. Daniel Farmer, 29, of Elmsleigh Drive, Midway, admitted assaulting a man and a woman in Midway on February 21. He also admitted causing £169.33 worth of damage to a Fiesta belonging to the male victim, and causing £871.20 of damaged to a Vauxhall belonging to the female victim.
He has been jailed for 20 weeks because it caused serious injury using a baseball bat and a child was present, and was ordered to pay a £115 victim surcharge.
Breach of order
A man has admitted breaching a court order. Rhys Fern, 19, of Queen Street, Castle Gresley, admitted breaching a community order.
He was ordered to pay £60 court costs.
A man was caught uninsured. Mohammed Daud 47, of St Austell Road, Leicester, was found guilty of using a Ford Transit without insurance on the A50 at Willington, on September 4.
He has been fined £600 and ordered to pay £85 court costs and a £66 victim surcharge, and he was banned from driving for six months.