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

|Contempt of Court

The County Court at Mansfield

Defendant: Mark Lane

Case No: C00MF287 – Bassetlaw District Council -v- Lane

On Monday 28 November 2016 District Judge Wylie, sitting at County Court at Mansfield, was satisfied that the Defendant Mark Lane 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 23 August 2016.

The Defendant was represented by a Solicitor.

The order provided, where relevant to the breach, that the Defendant was prohibited from engaging in conduct which is capable of causing a nuisance, annoyance, harassment, alarm or distress to any person residing or visiting Plantation Hill, Worksop.

The Defendant was arrested on 21 September 2016 at his home address at Plantation Hill, Worksop. The Defendant admitted breaching the order by shouting and swearing in the street at Plantation Hill for a period of more than 2 hours. The court considered the mitigation put forward on his behalf by his solicitor.

The Defendant was sentenced to a term of imprisonment of 56 days in respect of the breach to be served consecutively to a term of 28 days for breach of a suspended order dated 7 September 2016.

District Judge Wylie
28 November 2016