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APPEARING before Carmarthenshire Magistrates’ Court sitting at Llanelli Magistrates’ Court on 18/10/2018

23-year-old James Thomas Dexter of High Street, Tumble.

The court heard that on 30/09/2018 Dexter drove a motor vehicle after consuming so much alcohol that the proportion of it in his breath, namely 46 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, exceeded the prescribed limit Contrary to section 5(1)(a) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 and Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988.

Taking the defendant’s guilty plea into account Dexter was fined £230. He was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £30 and costs of £85. He was disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving license for 12 months.

Dexter was also charged with possession of cannabis in contravention of section 5(1) of the
Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and Contrary to section 5(2) of and Schedule 4 to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.

He was fined £100 and the cannabis was forfeited and destroyed under section 2 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.

20-year-old Elliot Lloyd Evans of Delfryn, Ammanford.

The court heard that on the 3rd of October 2018 in Ammanford, Elliot had in his possession 28.16 grammes of herbal cannabis a controlled drug of class B in contravention of section 5(1) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. FVS 30.00 Contrary to section 5(2) of and Schedule 4 to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.

Evans was fined £150. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £30 and costs of £85.

27-year-old Dean Leighton Every of Brohawddgar, Felinfoel.

The court heard that on 03/10/18 Every had with him without good reason or lawful authority, in a public place, Havelock Street, Llanelli, an article which had a blade or was sharply serious namely a lock knife disguised as a credit card, contrary to section 139(1) and (6) of the Criminal Justice Act 1988.

Every was committed to prison for 12 weeks suspended for 12 months. Every must comply with a 12 month supervision order, complete a rehabilitation activity and carry out 150 hours of unpaid work.

He was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £115 and costs of £85.

25-year-old Angharad Fisher-Jones of Cyncoed Farm, Carmarthen.

The court heard that on Monday 17th September 2018 Fisher-Jones drove a motor vehicle on the A40 at Llandeilo after consuming so much alcohol that the proportion of it in her breath namely 64 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, exceeded the prescribed limit.
Contrary to section 5(1)(a) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 and Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988.

Fisher-Jones was fined £230. She was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £30 and costs of £85.  She was disqualified from holding a driving licence for 17 months.

21-year-old Philip Stephen Hodges of Bryn Illtyd, Burry Port.

The court heard that on 16th September 2018 at Glanlliedi Terrace, Llanelli Hodges had in his possession a cannabis grinder with traces of cannabis of a controlled drug of class B in
contravention of section 5(1) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. Contrary to section 5(2) of and Schedule 4 to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.

Hodges was given a 12 month conditional discharge. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £20 and costs of £85. The grinder and traces of cannabis, scales were forfeited under section 27 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and destroyed.

34-year-old Stephen Roberts of Station Road, Burry Port.

The court heard that on 7th August 2018 at Llanelli, a sample having been taken from him under section 63B of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 and analysis of that sample revealed that a Class A drug, namely heroin, may be present in his body, he failed to attend an initial assessment to establish whether he was dependant upon or had a propensity to misuse a Class A drug. Contrary to section 12(3) and (4) of the Drugs Act 2005.

Roberts was fined £80. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £30 and costs of £85.

The court heard that Roberts had also been charged with a further offence during the operational period of a suspended sentence order made by Llanelli Magistrates’ Court on 12/07/2018 for an offence of Possession of a knife in a public place. In accordance with Part 2 Schedule 12 to the Criminal Justice Act 2003.

Roberts was fined £50.

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