The following cases were heard at Worcester Magistrates Court recently.


Justin Wynn, 44, was jailed at HMP Hewell for a string of offences. 

The court heard among his crimes were Wynn had stolen from TX Maxx and Mountain Warehouse and set off a fire extinguisher in Mother Hubbard's Fish and Chip shop. 

Wynn, who appeared on videolink from custody, told magistrates '"I hate it here" before being jailed for six months. 


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Philip Smith, 85, of Callows Orchard, Rushwick, told magistrates "thanks for wasting my time" after appearing in court for speeding. 

Smith also said of his court case it was "bureaucracy gone mad".

Smith admitted a charge of exceeding a temporary 50mph speed restriction on the M5 explaining to magistrates "no roadworks were in progress" when he committed the offence. 

Smith had three points added to his licence and was fined. 


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Jodie Woodman, 45, of Abbey Close, Callow End - who stole more than £1,000 worth of items during a theft spree - was sentenced. 

The mum-of-two had admitted seven thefts from a shop and three attempted thefts from a shop, with her crimes taking place at a Co-op in Worcester and the BP garage in Lower Wick. 

Woodman was given a community order and ordered to pay compensation to the shops.


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Wendy King, of Main Street, Offenham, near Evesham, admitted racially abusing a police officer when she appeared at the court. 

The police officer gave a statement which said: "I shouldn't have to face racist abuse at work. 

"I'm saddened by it."

In her police interview King apologised and told police she was not a racist. 

King was told to return to the court for her sentence on May 26. 


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And a 60-year-old prolific offender now faces jail after admitting sexual assault and exposing his genitals at Worcestershire Royal Hospital.

Michael Sefton, previously of Pershore, committed the offences in April 2022. 

Sefton was told to attend Worcester Crown Court in May for sentence after magistrates decided their powers were insufficient to be able to sentence him.