Committal for Contempt of Court in Open Court at the County Court sitting at Birmingham: Downey

|Contempt of Court

Pursuant to paragraph 13 of Practice Direction: Committal for Contempt of Court – Open Court

Case No: C00BM526

30 June 2017

Birmingham City Council


Samantha Downey

In relation to the above numbered case on 30 June 2017, District Judge Shorthose sitting in the Count Court at Birmingham as a Judge of the County Court, sentenced the Defendant in that case Samantha Downey to be committed for contempt to Her Majesty’s Prison, (Foston Hall, Foston, Derby, Derbyshire DE65 5DN, for a period of 12 weeks, or until lawfully discharged if sooner, and that a warrant of arrest & committal be issued forthwith.

Was in breach of the Injunction, by:

  1. Allegation 1:  By causing nuisance & annoyance & using intimidating language, by shouting & swearing in breach of paragraph 1 & 2 of Injunction Order dated 8 April 2016 on Friday 21 April 2017.
  2. Allegation 2 – 11:  By causing nuisance & annoyance in breach of the Injunction Order dated 8 April 2016, on Saturday 22 April 2017, Wednesday 28 April 2017, Thursday 4 May 2017, and Saturday 6 May 2017, 8 May, 10 May & 12 May 2017.
  3. These breaches were contrary to the terms of the Injunction Order dated to which was subject.

District Judge Shorthose