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Drink-drive suspect banned from the road after failing to take breath test

A suspected drink-driver who refused to provide a specimen of breath for a test has been banned from the road for 20 months.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drug addict’s relapse led to a shop theft

A drug addict who had been making efforts to get clean reverted back to taking heroin and ended up shoplifting.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Drink-driver crashed into a parked car

A drink-driver has been banned from the road after she collided with a parked car.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results as published in the November 13 edition of the Derbyshire Times are listed below.

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An anti-fracking campaign was held outside drilling company PR Marriott's in Danesmoor, Derbyshire.

Fracking protestors are acquitted of obstruction

Environmental protestors campaigning against fracking across north Derbyshire have been acquitted of obstructing activities at a drilling company site.

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An anti-fracking campaign was held outside drilling company PR Marriott's in Danesmoor, Derbyshire.

Fracking protestors are acquitted of obstruction

Environmental protestors campaigning against fracking across north Derbyshire have been acquitted of obstructing activities at a drilling company site.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Thief gets a chance to turn life her life around

A thief has been given an opportunity to turn her life around with a 12 month community order and a Rehabilitation Activity Requirement.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Offender warned he could face custody if he fails to pay court fines

An offender who has failed to completely pay off £690 in court fines since September, 2014, claimed he had totally forgotten and it had completely slipped his mind.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Pervert gets curfew altered by court so he can walk his dog

A convicted pervert successfully persuaded a court to alter his daily curfew hours so he can walk his beloved dog.

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The M1 motorway in Derbyshire.

Reckless motorist caught doing 128mph in 50mph zone of M1

A reckless motorist on pain killers has been caught speeding at 128mph in a 50mph zone in a high-powered BMW X5 on the M1 motorway in Derbyshire.

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Latest jailed criminals make for a shocking rogues' gallery

A rogues’ gallery of jailed offenders who have recently been brought to justice after committing crime in Derbyshire is highlighted below.

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Pictured is Derbyshire County Council, at County Hall, Matlock.

County council apologises after child care worker sexually abused youngsters

Derbyshire County Council has apologised after former care worker Duncan Ritchie was jailed for sexually abusing five teenagers during the 1980s.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Boozed-up son smashed up his dad’s high-powered car

A boozed-up man who smashed up his father’s car has been given a 12 month community order with 80 hours of unpaid work.

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Pictured is Thomas David Causer, 34, of Park Road, Ripley, who has been jailed for 34 weeks after committing 21 offences including thefts, fraud and handling stolen goods.

One-man crimewave is jailed after committing 21 offences

A serial thief and fraudster who committed 21 offences during a crime spree has been put behind bars.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Man smashed window at ex’s home after a row

A man who accused his partner of cheating smashed a window at her home and was seen waving a stick around.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Jilted thug grabbed his ex-partner by the neck

A jilted thug attacked his ex-girlfriend after she had told him the relationship was over and she had started seeing someone else.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Booze-and-drug-fuelled man attacked his ex during a wrecking spree

A booze-and-drug-fuelled man attacked his ex-partner and went on a wrecking spree at her home.

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Pictured is a drink-driving bearthalyser.

Boozy motorist claimed she is usually teetotal

A Belper drink-driver with health issues claimed she is normally teetotal but had become badly affected by alcohol due to medication she had been taking.

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Derby magistrates' court.

Drink-driver got behind the wheel to go short distance for cigarettes

A boozed-up man made a foolish decision to drive a short distance from his home to buy cigarettes after he had run out of them.

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Pictured is a drink-driving bearthalyser.

Motorist gets a drink-drive ban

A motorist has been ordered to pay nearly £600 and been banned from the road for 18 months after he was caught at just over twice the legal drink-drive limit.

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