Rotherham woman caught with kitchen knife in street fined

A woman has been fined after she was caught with a kitchen knife in a street following a confrontation.

Thursday, 12th December 2019, 11:45 am
Updated Friday, 13th December 2019, 2:55 pm

Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard how Roxanne Daley, aged 30, of Elm Grove, Greasborough, Rotherham, was spotted by a witness after a confrontation with another woman on Effingham Street, Rotherham.

Rob Coyne, prosecuting, said that the defendant offered up a kitchen knife to the witness and police were alerted.

Daley pleaded guilty to possessing a kitchen knife in a public place on December 9 without good reason or lawful authority. District Judge Naomi Redhouse sentenced Daley to a 12-month community order with a Rehabilitation Activity Requirement.

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Sheffield Magistrates' Court

Daley was also ordered to pay a £25 fine, a £90 victim surcharge and £85 costs.