Many people were dealt with by Mold and Wrexham Magistrates Courts on Wednesday and Thursday (May 8 and 9)

They include...

Edward Parry, Aged 52 and of Bromfield Park in Mold, was sentenced for racially aggravated fear or provocation of violence by words or writing. The charge states that the offence took place on February 23 this year at MNS late shop in Holywell Road, Ewloe. He must pay £100 compensation and a £798 fine, as well as £85 costs and a £319 victim surcharge. A restraining order was imposed to prevent him from contacting Raja Veerhoy, directly or indirectly, and from entering the MNS late shop for two years.

Michael Blears, aged 26 and of Osbourne Court, Connah's Quay, was sentenced for obstructing or resisting a constable in the execution of their duty and possession of cannabis. Both offences took place in Connah's Quay on March 2. The court handed down a £166 fine for the offence against the officer, and a £333 fine for the drugs offence. Blears must pay £85 costs.

James Walsh, aged 44 and of Cornwall Road in Shotton, was sentenced for possessing an offensive weapon in a public place (a "truncheon style baton), damaging a vehicle wing mirror and assaulting a man named Neil Dulson by beating him. All of the offences took place in Connah's Quay on April 22. The court handed down a 12 month community order, to include up to 15 days of rehabilitation activity. The baton must be forfeited and destroyed and Walsh was ordered to pay compensation of £250. He was also made the subject of a two year restraining order. The court ordered him to pay costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £114.


Neil Carter, aged 47 and of Heol Y Parc in Bradley, Wrexham, was sentenced for breaching a domestic violence protection by attending an address in Rhos on April 29. He was fined £100.

Nigel Jones aged 53 and of Princess Avenue in Buckley, was sentenced for four counts of shoplifting. These included his theft of two kayaks from The Range in Queensferry on July 26 last year worth £99.98, £500 worth of alcohol and food from Tesco in Holywell on June 10 last year, £315.50 worth of food and alcohol from the same store on April 25 last year and £1,000 worth of alcohol and food - again from the same Tesco -on June 12, 2023. For the four offences, he was jailed for a total of 12 weeks. The court decided that sentence after concluding the defendant's offences were committed whilst he was on two suspended sentences for like offences, meaning the crimes constituted a "blatant breach of court orders" with a "high degree of planning."

The Leader: Nigel Jones (NWP)Nigel Jones (NWP) (Image: North Wales Police)Richard Calvert, aged 44 and of High Street in Connah's Quay, was sentenced for one offence of theft from a shop - which saw him taking alcohol worth £63.45 from Lidl in Queensferry on February 17. He was ordered to pay a £40 fine, as well as £85 costs.

Matthew Duncan, aged 32 and of Bryn Hafod in Wrexham, was sentenced for two counts of sending by public communication network an offensive/indecent/obscene or menacing message. The charges state that on January 11, in Wrexham, he sent multiple menacing voice messages to Michael and Debra Lynch. He was ordered to pay a fine of £120, as well as £85 costs. The court opted not to impose compensation as it was felt that to do so "would inflame the situation."

Beverly Randall, aged 57 and of Kempton Way, Llwyn Onn Park in Wrexham, was sentenced for drink-driving and driving whilst uninsured - which took place at Kempton Way on March 31 this year. She was found to have 103 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath; the limit being 35. The court handed down a 12 month community order with up to 20 days of rehabilitation activity, 80 hours of unpaid work and a 24 month driving ban. The defendant must pay £85 costs and a £114 victim surcharge.