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PUBLISHED: 12:03 15 June 2006 | UPDATED: 11:47 04 May 2010

Distressed woman had drug collection A COCKTAIL of drugs was found on distressed Littleport woman Aimee Cornwell after she was found wandering along Ely by-pass. She had 88 mls of the heroin substitute methadone, some pieces of a diazepam tablet, 11 tema

Distressed woman had drug collection

A COCKTAIL of drugs was found on distressed Littleport woman Aimee Cornwell after she was found wandering along Ely by-pass.

She had 88 mls of the heroin substitute methadone, some pieces of a diazepam tablet, 11 temazepam tablets, and a morphine tablet.

"She has a drug problem, and was in possession of drugs that were not prescribed," solicitor Adam Hazelhurst told Ely magistrates on Thursday.

"At the time she was going through personal problems."

Cornwell, 23, of Friars Place, Littleport, admitted possessing the drugs on March 30, and stealing a 40 pence bag of sweets from One Stop at Littleport on March 9.

She was given unconditional bail until sentencing on July 6.

Curfew on car thief

A THREE-month curfew was imposed on a 15-year-old Witchford youth who stole a car and drove it without insurance or a licence.

The youth, who cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to stealing the Ford Escort, driving without insurance or a licence at an earlier hearing.

The vehicle was seen by police officers being driven along Common Road, Witchford, on May 15, a day after it was stolen. The youth was identified at the scene.

He was also ordered to carry 10 hours of supervised work, had six penalty points put on any licence he takes out in future and ordered to pay £25 costs.

Burglar's detention

A 15-year-old burglar was given a six-month detention and training order when he was re-sentenced by Ely youth court on Thursday.

The teenager - who cannot be named for legal reasons - had previously admitted burgling a residential property in Ely, stealing jewellery and electrical items worth £1,500.

He was originally given an intensive surveillance and supervision order for that offence, but breached the order.

The teenager also admitted stealing two ice creams and a bottle of beer from One Stop in Ely on May 1, but no separate penalty was imposed.

Driver faces ban

SOHAM woman Leah Badcock, 21, is facing a driving ban, after being convicted of driving without insurance or an MoT certificate.

She committed the offences in Holmes Lane at Soham on January 14, when behind the wheel of a Vauxhall Cavalier.

Badcock, of Brewhouse Lane, did not attend Ely courthouse on Thursday, and magistrates adjourned sentencing until June 29.

Cash theft denied

FERNANDO Jorge De-Castro-Ruivo, 47, has denied two allegations of stealing cash from Ely Station News.

De-Castro-Ruivo, of Nene Road, is alleged to have stolen £61.14 on March 25, and £30 on March 26.

Ely magistrates are due to fix the date of his trial on July 6, and gave him unconditional bail.

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