Last updated at 11:29, Thursday, 22 March 2012
Man arrested and bailed
A MAN was arrested on suspicion of affray and suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon in Whitehaven.
The 21-year-old was arrested by police after a woman reported being threatened by a man with a knife in the Market Place in the early hours of Sunday morning.
The man was interviewed by police and has been released on bail until April 11.
A CLEATOR woman has been fined for assaulting a police officer.
Victoria McCrickard, 25, of Croft Terrace, must also pay £75 compensation to the police officer she admitted assaulting.
Costs of £85 and a £15 victim surcharge were also imposed.
A WHITEHAVEN man has been fined for shoplifting.
Thomas McDowell, 44, of St James’ Court, admitted stealing a bottle of wine and a soft drink from the Co-op in Whitehaven and must pay an £80 fine. He must also compensate the store with £5.93 and pay £85 costs plus a £15 victim surcharge.
He pleaded guilty to a further charge of failing to answer bail and was fined £120.
DARREN Smurthwaite, 32, of Duke Street, Whitehaven, has admitted possessing Valium– a Class C drug. He was fined £100 plus £85 costs and a £15 victim surcharge.
WILLIAM Hammell has been fined £60 after he admitted contacting a person he was forbidden from doing so due to an existing court order.
The defendant, 48, of Richmond Hill Road, Whitehaven, must also pay £50 costs and a £15 victim surcharge.
First published at 11:08, Thursday, 22 March 2012
Published by http://www.whitehavennews.co.uk
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