THESE Carmarthenshire residents have had their cases heard in courts across Wales and England.

The defendants were charged with using a mobile phone at the wheel, affray and possession of a knife, and failing to identify a driver accused of speeding.

Their cases were heard at Wycombe Magistrates’ Court and Newport Magistrates’ Court.

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Here’s a round-up of their cases.

ANDREW MASKELL, 62, of Saron Road in Saron, has been ordered to pay more than £1,000 after not identifying the driver of a BMW

A BMW X1 was alleged to have been driving at 37mph on the A48 Southern Distributor Road in Newport, Gwent, on August 20. The speed limit was 30mph.

Maskell was charged with failing to give information relating to the identification of the driver of a vehicle when required.

The offence was proved at Newport Magistrates’ Court on March 19 using the single justice procedure.

He was fined £660 and was ordered to pay £90 in costs and a £264 surcharge. He also had six points added to his licence.

PAUL JOHNSON, 51, of Gilfach Y Gog in Penygroes, was accused of using his phone at the wheel.

Johnson was alleged to have been using his mobile phone while driving on the M4 at junction 11 for Reading on August 3.

The case was adjourned at Wycombe Magistrates’ Court on March 19. Johnson will return to court on May 7.

MARK TOMLINSON, 57, of High Street in Ammanford, was charged with affray and having a knife in public.

Tomlinson was alleged to have used or threatened unlawful violence on High Street in Ammanford on February 16 which would have caused a person of reasonable firmness present at the scene to fear for his personal safety.

He was also accused of having a kitchen knife on High Street on that date.

The case came before Newport Magistrates’ Court on April 15, and Tomlinson was remanded in to custody.

He was ordered to next appear in court on April 15.