BURSLEM: A man accused of causing the death of 55-year-old motorbike pillion passenger Denise Jones has been committed to Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court.
Malcolm Tomkinson, aged 50, of Davenport Street, Burslem, is charged with causing the death of Mrs Jones at Bradwell Lane, Newcastle, by driving without due care and attention on June 4.
The defendant will appear at crown court on March 8 for a plea and case management hearing.
Magistrates at North Staffordshire Justice Centre granted Tomkinson unconditional bail.
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BENTILEE: David Meigh was banned from the roads for 20 months after pleading guilty to drink driving at Longton on October 7.
The 46-year-old, of Beverley Drive, Bentilee, gave a reading of 73 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath against a legal limit of 35 micrograms following a collision with another vehicle in the town.
Magistrates at North Staffordshire Justice Centre also fined him £130 with £85 costs and a £20 victim surcharge.
STOKE: Geoffrey Davies, aged 57, of Selwyn Street, Stoke, has been committed to Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court charged with possession of cannabis with intent to supply at Stoke on July 9 and possession of criminal property, namely money, on the same date.
He will appear at crown court for a plea and directions hearing on March 8.
Magistrates at North Staffordshire Justice Centre granted him bail until that date.
STOKE: Teenager Adam Sheerman, of Blenheim Street, Stoke, has been given a 12-month conditional discharge after pleading guilty to causing harassment, alarm or distress to Shameen Hussain on October 27.
Magistrates at North Staffordshire Justice Centre also ordered the 18-year-old to pay £85 costs and a £15 victim surcharge.