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UPDATE: Motorway disruption - three plead guilty at court

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UPDATE: Motorway disruption - three plead guilty at court

UPDATE: Three people have pleaded guilty to causing a public nuisance following serious disruption to motorists on the M25.

They are among 22 people charged as part of a joint operation involving the Metropolitan Police, Essex Police, Surrey Police, Kent Police and Hertfordshire Police.

The following people appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, 8 November, after protests at various location on Monday, 7 November:

  • Jan Goodey, 57 (22.01.65), of Mafeking Road, Brighton, was arrested at junction 16. She was remanded in custody and will next appear for sentencing at the same court on Tuesday, 29 November.
  • Arne Springorum, 58 (08.03.64), of no fixed address, was arrested at junction 6. She was bailed to appear at Southwark Magistrates' Court for sentencing on Tuesday, 6 December.
  • Anthony Whitehouse, 71 (20.09.51), of West Park Street, Dewsbury, was arrested at junction 6. He was bailed to appear at the same court for sentencing on Wednesday, 30 November.

Eleven people, who were also charged with causing a public nuisance, didn't enter a plea. They will next appear at the Southwark Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, 6 December.

The following people were remanded in custody:

  • Louise Harris, 24 (07.01.98), of Chaul End Road, Caddington (Junction 25)
  • Callum Goode, 23 (07.11.99), of Compton, Ashton (Junction 7)
  • Catherine Rennie-Nash, 50 (08.03.72), of Garden Road, Kendal (Junction 11)

The following people were bailed:

  • Rosemary Jackson, 24 (18.09.98), of Buxton Road, Stratford (Junction 30)
  • Luke Elson, 29 (17.02.93), of Buxton Road, Stratford (Junction 30)
  • Joseph Linheart, 22 (28.10.00), of Dickenson Road, Crouch End (Junction 27)
  • Theresa Norton 64 (30.09.58), of Esplanade Gardens, Scarborough (Junction 1a)
  • Anna Retallack, 58 (15.02.64), of Grovehill Crescent, Falmouth (Junction 9)
  • Darcy Mitchell, 47 (06.02.75), of Eight Trees, Staverton, Totnes (Junction 12)
  • Aaron Gunning, 23 (22.01.99), of Ebony Crescent, Barnet (Junction 22)
  • Amy Friel, 20 (08.10.02), of Baring Road, Lewisham (Junction 20)

Eight people, who were charged with conspiracy to cause a public nuisance, appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, 8 November. They will next appear at Southwark Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, 6 December.

The following people were remanded in custody:

  • Roger Hallam, 56 (04.06.66), of Macleod Street, Walworth
  • Tim Hewes, 72 (28.07.50), of New Road, Charney Bassett, Wantage
  • Daniel Shaw, 36 (13.11.85), of Adams Avenue, Northampton
  • Christopher White, 29 (12.09.93), of Summerhouse View, Yeovil
  • Karen Matthews, 60 (22.12.61), of Sywell Road, Overstone
  • Ian Bates, 63 (17.08.59), of Clarke Road, Northampton
  • Alexander Wilcox, 21 (05.03.01), of Billing Road, Northampton

The following person was bailed:

  • Louise Lancaster, 57 (23.09.65), of Burnt Close, Cambridge

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