• A TADLEY woman will stand trial after she denied an assault on an emergency worker - as well as three driving offences - in Basingstoke.

Alanna Diane Quigley, of Otterbourne Crescent, Tadley, allegedly assaulted special constable Briony Appletree by beating her on October 20 2019.

Appearing at Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court on January 4, she denied the offence and will stand trial at Winchester Crown Court on February 2 2022.

She also pleaded not guilty to three further offences on the same date.

It is alleged that she drove a Seat motor car dangerously on Aldermaston Road, Churchill Way West, Ringway West and Ringway North in Basingstoke, while more than three times over the legal alcohol limit and without relevant insurance in place.

The 39-year-old will stand trial for these offences at the same time.

  • A WARRANT has been issued for the arrest of a Basingstoke man on numerous driving offences after he left court without permission earlier this month.

Charlie Trevor Downham, of Bourdillon Gardens, was due to appear at Basingstoke Magistrates Court on January 4, accused of driving a Vauxhall Astra on Winchester Road, Basingstoke with cocaine in his system.

The 31-year-old is further accused of not having the relevant license or insurance, driving without due care and attention, and failing to stop when asked to by police.

However, he “absconded from the court having surrendered into the custody of the court” and is now subject to a warrant for his arrest.

  • A MAN has been handed a 13-week prison sentence after assaulting three police constables in Basingstoke.

On January 3 and 4, 2022, Luke Mark Miles, of no fixed abode, assaulted PC Simon Pascoe, PC Michael Rhodes and PC Callum Wagner. He pleaded guilty the following day at Basingstoke Magistrates Court and was given a series of concurrent 13 week prison sentences.

The 28-year-old must also pay a surcharge of £128.

Miles also pleaded guilty to further offences of damage to a door at a property owned by charity Two Saints in Andover on January 3, and to causing harassment to a woman on the same date.

No separate penalty was given.

  • A HOOK man who assaulted two people and damaged another's moped at McDonald's in Basingstoke has been handed a suspended sentence after failing to comply with a community order.

Michael James Keens of Hazel Coppice in Hook was handed a community order on January 7 2021 after being convicted of the assaults and criminal damage, which took place on October 27 2020.

The 31-year-old failed to comply with the order, by missing scheduled appointments, and turning up to the probation office while under the influence of alcohol.

On January 5 2022, at Basingstoke Magistrates Court, the original community order was revoked and Keens was handed an eight-week prison sentence, suspended for nine months.

He will be under a curfew with electronic monitoring for eight weeks, and must also pay costs of £65.

  • A BASINGSTOKE man has been handed a community order after stealing a woman's Iphone in Cardiff, Wales.

Leroy Williams Rose, of Worting Road, stole the Iphone XR worth £800, belonging to Georgia Swann, at Village Hotel in in Whitchurch, Cardiff, on March 6 2020.

He admitted the offence on August 23 2021, and on January 5 was handed a community order at Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court.

He must take part in a Thinking Skills programme, up to 15 rehabilitation days, and complete 70 hours of unpaid work.

He must also pay compensation of £100 and a surcharge of £95.