Man admits having knife on Kettering estate

He has also been convicted of drink-driving

By Sam Wildman
Tuesday, 4th August 2020, 11:32 am
Updated Tuesday, 4th August 2020, 11:38 am
Cassidy was arrested on the Highfield estate
Cassidy was arrested on the Highfield estate

A 25-year-old man will be sentenced next month after he was caught with a knife on Kettering's Highfield estate.

Spencer Cassidy, of no fixed address, was arrested on June 12 by the Kettering proactive police team in Highfield Crescent.

At about 3.45pm he was caught with a flick knife and cannabis and taken into custody.

At Northampton Magistrates' Court Cassidy admitted possessing cannabis and a bladed article.

He was granted unconditional bail for a pre-sentence report to be prepared ahead of his sentencing on September 16.

Cassidy also admitted drink-driving after an incident in Lake Avenue, Kettering, on March 6.

He was in a Fiat Punto when he was stopped and gave a reading of 44mcg of alcohol in 100ml of breath. The legal limit is 35mcg.

He also had no insurance.

Magistrates fined him £200 for the driving offences and banned from driving for a year.

He must pay costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £34.

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