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

Benjamin Trevor Ross


Nottingham Community Housing Association Limited -v-  Ross

On Monday 6th June 2016 District Judge Davies, sitting at County Court at Mansfield, was satisfied that the Defendant Benjamin Trevor Ross had been guilty of contempt of court by breaching the terms of an injunction order made under the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014 on 12 April 2016.

The Defendant was represented by a Solicitor.

The order provided, where relevant to the breach, that the Defendant was prohibited from entering or remaining upon the property 22 Howard Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire NG17 4DD (for the avoidance of doubt the definition of such property included its gardens, shed and/or porch).

The Defendant was arrested on 4 June 2016 whilst within a flat at 22 Howard Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire NG17 4DD.

The Defendant admitted his breach, and the court considered the mitigation put forward on her behalf by his solicitor.

The Defendant was sentenced to a term of imprisonment of 28 days in respect of the breach, suspended until 6 June 2017, upon terms that he would on abide by the terms of the injunction order dated 12 April 2016.

District Judge Davies