The following cases recently took place at Worcester Magistrates Court.


LUKE BIDDLE who is accused of speeding on a Droitwich road has had his trial adjourned.

Biddle, 24, of Fairfax Way, Rushwick, denies driving a Citroen on Kidderminster Road, Droitwich, on October 6 last year above the 40mph speed limit. 

After a witness did not attend the trial on August 21, magistrates agreed to adjourn the case until October 23.


AIDEN HAGUE, 34, of no fixed abode but formerly of Worcester, admitted two charges of criminal damage. 

The offences took place on July 16 this year in Worcester.

The court heard Hague damaged a television set and a kettle belonging to the victim, worth £373.79. 

The defendant also spray-painted on the walls of the victim's property. 

Hague was given a one-year community order. As part of the order he must complete 25 rehabilitation activity requirement days. 

He was fined £80 and told to pay £498 compensation, costs of £135 and victim surcharge of £114.

Hague was also given a one-year community order preventing him from contacting the victim.


STEVEN Emson, 41, of Treadway Close, Bevere, Steven Emson admitted two charges of sending communications or articles of an indecent or offensive nature. 

The court heard Emson sent text messages that were indecent or grossly offensive in nature, and a public Facebook post with the intention of causing distress or anxiety to the victim on November 20 last year.

Emson was fined £323 and ordered to pay costs of £185, victim surcharge of £129.


KELLY PAYNE, 33, of Ombersley Street West, Droitwich, faces two charges of theft from a shop. 

Payne is accused of stealing duvets and bedding sheets from M&S in Worcester, worth £233. 

She is accused of stealing alcohol and meat, valued at £19.98 belonging to Aldi in Worcester. 

The prosecution alleges the M&S theft took place on May 7 this year and the Aldi theft took place on March 6.

Her case was adjourned to September 1 when she may enter a plea to the charges.