A charity pot thief from Broadstairs, burglar and shoplifters sentenced by the courts

Thanet court news

A Broadstairs man who stole a charity pot is among the latest crop of Thanet people to be sentenced by the courts. Michael William Kemp was sentenced on 6 July at Medway Magistrates’ Court.

He pleaded guilty to theft.

On 24 June the 38-year-old, of Beacon Road, Broadstairs, stole a charity pot worth an unknown amount from a pharmacy in St Anthony’s Way, Margate.

Magistrates sentenced Kemp to 60 days in prison. Because the offence was committed during the operational period of a suspended sentence, the overall length of his sentence is 120 days. He must also pay a £115 victim surcharge.

Lee James Kennelly was sentenced on 4 July at Medway Magistrates’ Court.

He pleaded guilty to three counts of theft from motor vehicle.

On 30 January the 33-year-old, of Allenby Road, Ramsgate, stole £15 in cash and a body warmer worth an unknown amount from a vehicle in Hollicondane Road, Ramsgate. He also stole £10 in cash from another vehicle in Hollicondane Road.

On 29 June he stole an iPhone 7 worth £700 from a vehicle in Northdown Road, Margate.

Magistrates sentenced Kennelly to 90 days in prison. Because the offences were committed during the operational period of a suspended sentence, the overall length of his sentence is 360 days. He must also pay £745 compensation, £250 costs and a £135 victim surcharge.

Keiron Paul Parris was sentenced on 6 July  at Thanet Magistrates’ Court.

He pleaded guilty to burglary and possession of cannabis.

On 29 May  the 31-year-old, of Appledore Close, Margate, broke into a property in Holly Lane, Margate, and stole a vacuum cleaner, folding chair and various bags worth an unknown amount.

On 14 June  he had a quantity of cannabis in his possession in Appledore Close.

Magistrates sentenced Parris to 16 weeks in prison, suspended for 12 months, ordered him to carry out 160 hours of unpaid work in the next 12 months and gave him a 12-week curfew to remain at home between 10pm and 5am daily. The curfew runs until 27 September 2017. He must also pay £500 compensation, £85 costs and a £115 victim surcharge.

Kevin James Anthony Moss was sentenced on 6 July at Thanet Magistrates’ Court.

He pleaded guilty to two counts of shoplifting.

On 26 June the 27-year-old, of Athelstan Road, Margate, stole cosmetics worth £29.94 from a chemist in Hawley Street, Margate, and alcohol and biscuits worth £43.45 from a supermarket in College Walk, Margate.

Magistrates sentenced Moss to 120 days in prison. Because the offences were committed during the operational period of a suspended sentence, the overall length of his sentence is 240 days. He must also pay £29 compensation.

Wayne Mark Kinlan was sentenced on 4 July at Thanet Magistrates’ Court.

He pleaded guilty to driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence, driving without insurance, drink driving and assaulting a police officer.

On 30 March the 25-year-old, of Manston Road, Ramsgate, drove a Mercedes CDI in Harold Road, Margate, otherwise than in accordance with a licence and with no insurance. He gave a urine test of 224 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of urine. The legal limit is 107 milligrammes. He also assaulted a police officer at Margate Police Station.

Magistrates banned Kinlan from driving for 40 months and ordered him to carry out 150 hours of unpaid work in the next 12 months. He must also pay £85 costs and an £85 victim surcharge.

 

 

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  1. ONE MUST QUESTION IF THESE OFFENCES WARRANT SUCH SENTENCES AND ARE THEY REALYY COST EFFECTIVE TO THE CASH STRAPPED POLICE

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