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November 5, 2019
Scone Court Report: October 2019

WE apologise to readers for the Scone Court Report that the publishing of the court report has been later than normal. The court report takes a lot of work behind the scenes in cross correlating all records of everyone who comes before the local court. Recently, Veronica Antcliff, who is the permanent court clerk in […]

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September 25, 2019
Scone Court Report: September 2019

MAGISTRATE David Price presided at Scone Local Court last week and oversaw matters including a brawl in Murrurundi, at which police said there were more than 70 people present, but few reliable accounts of the incident, because witnesses were all moderately to highly intoxicated. This month there was also the matter of a recovered stolen […]

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June 26, 2019
Scone Court Report: June 2019

THE following matters were before Scone court this month: BALL, John Bryan, a 22 year old from Peak Hill entered a written plea of guilty to a charge of drive motor vehicle while licence suspended – second offence. The offence occurred at approximately 12:50pm, on May 21 in Merriwa. Mr Ball was convicted, fined $400 […]

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May 30, 2019
Scone Court Report: May 2019

MAGISTRATE Soars was again exasperated by the level of drink driving within the Scone community saying “someone will have to go to gaol if the message is not getting out there!” On another matter she cautioned how easily people can miscalculate the alcohol they have consumed and go low-range drink driving. Explaining that age, changing […]

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April 23, 2019
Scone Court Report: April 2019

MAGISTRATE Prowse offered many pearls of wisdom when Scone court sat on Thursday, most notably his “cunning one-point plan” to ensure you are not sentenced to gaol which is simply “don’t commit any crimes.” He was annoyed by the number of licence appeals which came before the court, with no information provided by the Roads […]

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September 21, 2018
Scone Court Report – September 2018

THIS month Magistrate Soars warned that there will come a time in terms of general deterrence that she will be putting someone in goal for repeat drink driving and again expressed her concern at the high rates of repeat drink driving in the local community.  Matters before the Scone court this month included: ASTLEY-CLANCEY, Ross […]

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