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Committal for Contempt of Court in Open Court at Chelmsford: Douherty

Case No: E00CM832

In the County Court
Sitting at Chelmsford

Roland Douherty


  1. On the 9th of June 2020 this court committed the following named person to prison
    ROLAND DOUHERTY
  2. In relation to an order dated
    25 September 2018 reviewed on 24 September 2019
  3. which provided that the Respondent/ Defendant should not“Associate with any of the following people in a public place or a place to which the public have access:… (b) Sahin Korta-Haupt 19/07/00… save for any court appearances together, appointments with outside agencies at the same time, or whilst attending any school/college (but even then must not associate together off the premises) or when detailed in custody or with prior authorisation of the police (which will be provided in writing)” (paragraph 1);

    “Feature in or make any video or audio material that is uploaded onto the internet by him or another, that is threatening, abusive, insulting, incites violence, promotes criminal activity, shows weapons or makes references to gang affiliations or tensions, ie C17” (paragraph 6);

    “Be in possession of any controlled drugs or paraphernalia used to possess, sell or manufacture controlled drugs including but not limited to cannabis grinders, deal bags.” (paragraph 10); and

    “Wear any article of clothing with an attached hood (whether detachable or not) in a public place or a place to which the public have access unless in inclement weather eg raining” (paragraph 13).

  4. .        the court found that following admissions made he had breached that order by
    COUNT ONEOn 12 February 2020, the Respondent did breach condition 10 of the Injunction imposed on 25 September 2018 and reviewed on 24 September 2019 by being in possession of cannabis at Stansted Airport.

    COUNT TWO

    Between 12 February and 25 February 2020, contrary to condition 6 of the Injunction imposed on 25 September 2018 and reviewed on 24 September 2019, the Respondent appeared in an Instagram story with Sahin KORTA-HAUPT smoking what was, or was clearly intended to represent, a cannabis joint.

    COUNT THREE

    On 4 May 2020, contrary to condition 1(b) of the Injunction imposed on 25 September 2018 and reviewed on 24 September 2019, the Respondent associated with Sahin KORTA-HAUPT in a public place or place to which the public have access, namely the Jet Garage at Loughborough Junction, South London on 4 May 2020.

    COUNT FOUR

    On 5 May 2020, contrary to condition 1(b) of the Injunction imposed on 25 September 2018 and reviewed on 24 September 2019, the Respondent associated with Sahin KORTA-HAUPT in a public place or place to which the public have access, namely Papa Johns, Hendon.

     

    COUNT FIVE

    On 20 May 2020, contrary to condition 10 of the Injunction imposed on 25 September 2018 and reviewed on 24 September 2019, the Respondent was in possession of cannabis.

    COUNT SIX

    On 20 May 2020, contrary to condition 13 of the Injunction imposed on 25 September 2018 and reviewed on 24 September 2019, the Respondent wore an article of clothing with an attached hood (whether detachable or not) in a public place or a place to which the public have access, namely Cowley Road, South London, when the weather was not inclement.

  5.    and imposed the following sentences for those breaches
    COUNT ONE – no further penaltyCOUNT TWO – 40 days

    COUNT THREE – 18 days concurrent with count 4, consecutive to other sentences

    COUNT FOUR – 18 days concurrent with count 3, consecutive to other sentences

    COUNT FIVE – 14 days concurrent with count 6, consecutive to other sentences

    COUNT SIX – 14 days concurrent with count 5, consecutive to other sentences

    Suspended sentences activated – four concurrent suspended sentences of 14 days each, consecutive to other sentences

    Less two days for time served

  6. .       Accordingly it was ordered that ROLAND DOUHERTY                be committed for contempt by way of detention to Her Majesty’s Young Offenders Institution                                for a period of 84 days or                           until lawfully discharged if sooner 

    HIS HONOUR JUDGE LEWIS

    9 June 2020

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