Get your finances in order' - magistrate

PUBLISHED: 14:26 06 July 2006 | UPDATED: 11:50 04 May 2010

SOHAM woman Leah Badcock, 21, already owed Ely magistrates nearly £500 when she was hit with more fines by the court this week. You must get your finances on track, or you will be facing serious trouble, she was told by presiding magistrate Janet South.

SOHAM woman Leah Badcock, 21, already owed Ely magistrates nearly £500 when she was hit with more fines by the court this week.

"You must get your finances on track, or you will be facing serious trouble," she was told by presiding magistrate Janet South.

Badcock, of Brewhouse Lane, had been convicted of driving without insurance or an MoT certificate, and failing to produce driving documents to the police

on January 14.

She was stopped by police in Holmes Lane at Soham, said prosecutor Matthew Bradbury, and she failed to take her driving documents to the police station.

"I know I did wrong, I cannot excuse it at all," Badcock told the court. She was fined £250 with £42 costs for having no insurance, and eight points were put on her licence. No separate penalties were imposed for the other offences.

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