THESE defendants have had their cases heard in court recently.

The pair faced charges including careless driving, aggravated vehicle taking and drink driving.

Their cases were heard at Llanelli Magistrates’ Court and Aberystwyth Magistrates’ Court.

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Here’s a round-up of their cases.

SARA BEE, 55, of Llanfair Clydogau, near Lampeter, has admitted careless driving after a dangerous overtake on a cyclist.

Bee was driving a Ford Fiesta on the A482 between Lampeter and Llanwrda on April 9. She was travelling in the same direction as a cyclist.

It was alleged that Bee overtook the cyclist as they rounded a right-hand bend, while there was an oncoming vehicle in the opposite direction. Bee is accused of overtaking the cyclist at an unsafe distance and speed.

She pleaded guilty to driving without due care and attention at Llanelli Magistrates’ Court on November 15.

Bee was fined 80, and was ordered to pay £110 in costs and a £32 surcharge. She was also hit with five penalty points.

JAMES CHARLESWORTH, 24, of Llanarth, has denied stealing a Seat Altea and drink driving.

Charlesworth is alleged to have taken the car without consent on October 14 on an unclassified road between Llanarth and Pen-Cae. It is alleged the vehicle – which was later recovered – was driven dangerously and had a “significant damage” caused to it.

The defendant is also accused of drink driving on an unclassified road between Llanarth and Pen-Cae on that date. The prosecution say that, when breathalysed, he recorded having 42 micrograms of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath. The limit is 35.

He is also accused of driving without insurance on the same road on that date.

Charlesworth pleaded not guilty to a charge of aggravated vehicle taking and dangerous driving, and another of drink driving. He admitted driving without insurance.

The case was adjourned at Aberystwyth Magistrates' Court on November 1.