Case No: F00PL492
In the County Court at Plymouth
30 December 2019
District Judge Leech
The Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall Police
WHEREAS Patricia Shorthouse has been suspected of a breach of the order dated 13th December 2019 and has been arrested by a constable and brought before the Judge under Section 9(1) of the Anti-Social Crime and Policing Act 2014
IT IS ORDERED THAT
Patricia Shorthouse be committed for contempt to Her Majesty’s Prison (be detained under section 9(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 1982) at Eastwood Park, Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire, GL12 8DB for a period of 198 days or until lawfully discharged if sooner.
AND the contemnor can apply to the Court to purge her contempt and ask for release.
AND IT IS ORDERED THAT
There be no order as to costs
AT THE HEARING the Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall Police was represented by solicitor and Patricia Shorthouse appeared personally and was represented by solicitor
THE COURT READ the witness statement of PC Chris Smoothy 5725 dated 29th December 2019
AND THE COURT IS SATISFIED having considered the facts disclosed y the evidence that Patricia Shorthouse has been guilty of contempt of this Court by disobeying the order dated 13th December 2019 by
On the 28th December 2019 the Defendant entered the town of Torquay in breach of paragraph 2 of the order dated 13th December 2019.
AND FOR THE PARTICULAR CONTEMPT THE COURT IMPOSED THE
7 days imprisonment to run concurrently with the 198 days imposed by the order of 13th December 2019.