A farmer whose passenger was injured when he lost control of his vehicle was suspended from driving at the time, the Gore District Court was told last week.
Eric Shannon Murch, 25, of Ashley Downs, appeared before Judge Michael Turner for driving while suspended and driving carelessly causing injury at Clinton on August 13, driving while suspended and breaching community work on June 12 and breaching supervision on May 31.
He was remanded in custody till November 28 for sentence.
Prosecutor Denise Harvey said Murch was driving a vehicle with a passenger in the front seat when he lost control, slid off the road and the vehicle rolled several times.
His passenger suffered a cut to the back of her head and both were admitted to hospital but discharged the following morning, she said. When spoken to by police Murch acknowledged he was suspended and travelling too fast at the time of the crash, she said.
Murch's lawyer Paul Gray said his client acknowledged the stupidity of his offending.
Tyler Jay Robertson, 20, builder, was sentenced to 200 hours' community work, nine months' supervision, fined $350, ordered to pay $125 reparation and $200 emotional harm reparation and disqualified indefinitely for intentionally damaging a vehicle window on August 26 and driving with a breath alcohol level of 1059mcg and while suspended on August 4. Judge Turner said immaturity and alcohol seemed to be at the root of his offending.
Hayden Scott Patterson, 19, farmer, was fined $400 and ordered to pay $345 reparation for intentionally damaging a rear vehicle window on September 23.
Nigel Stuart Barclay, 46, was remanded till November 29 after he admitted possessing cannabis and possessing utensils on August 20.
Reece Douglas Moffatt, 30, was fined $400 for possessing cannabis seeds and possessing utensils on August 20.
Possessing a firearm
Grant Peter McLaren, 50, was fined $300 for possessing a firearm without a licence on July 18.
Dyllan James Geerlings, 22, dairy worker, of Dacre, was remanded till November 7 for sentence for stealing two Jimmy's pies valued at $7.50 from Lumsden Lotto and Dairy on May 27, breaching bail on September 11, possessing cannabis on September 12, burglary at Dacre on August 1 and intentionally damaging a window at Wyndham on August 25.
Christian Michael Cook, 25, dairy worker, of Pukerau, was remanded till November 7 for sentence for two charges of breaching a protection order between July 29 and August 27.
Adam John McDowell, 32, bushman, was ordered to come up for sentence if called upon within nine months for breaching supervision on July 24 and August 7.
Jesse Eugene Boyd, 26, shed hand, of Mataura, was remanded till October 10 for sentence for breaching intensive supervision on August 4 and September 20, breaching community work on July 14 and being found unlawfully in an enclosed yard on September 8.
Davey Matthew Allan was remanded till November 23 for sentence for breaching community work on July 26.
Shanae Leisha Peterson-Green, 19, was sentenced to 40 hours' community work for breaching community work on August 21 and 25.
Nathan Mark Dawe, 37, meat worker, was fined $300, ordered to pay $672.75 reparation and disqualified for six months for driving with a sustained loss of traction on September 16.
Justin Wilson Colligan, 19, of Riversdale, was remanded to November 7 for sentence for driving carelessly and with a breath alcohol level of 701mcg on May 12, breaching release conditions on May 15, driving with a breath alcohol level of 746mcg on July 13, threatening to do grievous bodily harm and driving while suspended on July 23.
Terrance Charles De Clifford, 25, shearer, was remanded till November 7 for sentence for driving with a breath alcohol level of 596mcg on September 1.
Hayden James Potter, 18, 197mcg (under 20) at Roxburgh on September 22. Fined $180 and disqualified for three months. Stuart Russell Lloyd, 56, shepherd, of Mataura, 650mcg at Mataura on September 7. Fined $650 and disqualified for six months. Cliff Leslie Stewart, 20, labourer, of Mataura, was fined $800 and disqualified for nine months for driving with a blood alcohol level of 156mg at Mataura on August 29.
Suzanna Dye Nicholl, 52, farmer, of Sandstone, 154mg at Riversdale on September 1. Fined $700 and disqualified for six months.
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