7 August 2017 Guildford Crown Court

Total number of cases heard in court:  23

Types of offences heard:  

  • Assisting in the management of a brothel
  • Assault by beating
  • Possession false ID documents 
  • Theft 
  • Criminal damage
  • Handling stolen goods
  • Dangerous driving
  • Attempted grievous bodily harm
  • Possessing drugs with intent to supply
  • Fraud

Examples of the cases heard:

  • A pre-trial and preparatory hearing, where a man pleaded guilty to all the charges against him and was sentenced to two years and four months imprisonment. The charges included possessing false ID documents, possessing class A drugs with intent to supply and possessing criminal property.
  • A sentencing hearing, with pre-sentencing reports, where two men were given suspended prison sentences, after pleading guilty to a series of fraud charges.
  • A pre-trial and preparatory hearing, setting the timetable for the case and establishing bail conditions for the defendant. The charges relate to assisting in the management of a brothel.
  • A bail application hearing, relating to a case where the charges included dangerous driving, attempted grievous bodily harm and attempted actual bodily harm.
  • A pre-trial and preparatory hearing, where the defendant pleaded guilty to handling stolen goods and driving offences and a date for pre-sentencing reports was set.
  • A pre-trial and preparatory hearing, where the defendant was sentenced to two years imprisonment after pleading guilty to possession of class A drugs with intent to supply.