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Suffolk: Six accused of speeding on A14 at 100mph or more - including two at 110mph

PUBLISHED: 15:20 09 June 2014

Drivers are being warned to expect delays on the A14 in the Ipswich area

Drivers are being warned to expect delays on the A14 in the Ipswich area

Six motorists accused of travelling at 100mph or more on the A14 have had their cases come before Ipswich magistrates.

Two of the six allegedly drove at 110mph, the court heard during the hearings which all took place on the same day.

Samuel Rose, of Bruff Road, Ipswich, lost his licence after pleading guilty to travelling at 110mph in a P-registration Volkswagen Golf at 7.15pm on January 11.

At the time the 27-year-old was driving on the dual carriageway near the Wherstead turn-off.

Rose was banned from driving for 28 days and fined £200. He was also ordered to pay £85 costs and £20 to the victims’ fund.

Anthony Lener, of Northwood, Middlesex was also due before the court accused of speeding at 110mph at Newmarket on the same day as Rose.

However, his case was adjourned until July 10 for the 50-year-old to attend West Suffolk Magistrates Court in Bury St Edmunds to enter a plea.

Lener was said to have committed the offence just before 1pm while driving a Lexus GS300.

Roger Moise, of west London, also had his case adjourned until July 10 before Bury St Edmunds magistrates so a disqualification from driving could be considered.

The 50-year-old pleaded guilty to speeding after his Yamaha motorcycle was clocked travelling at 103mph just before 3.30pm on Christmas Day last year.

The offence occurred at Beyton.

Gordon Selvage, of Gardener’s Road, Gibraltar, pleaded guilty by post to driving at 102mph at just after 6.10pm on November 23.

The 63-year-old was in a BMW X5 when the incident happened at Exning, near Newmarket.

He was fined £380, and ordered to pay £82 costs and £38 towards the victims’ fund. Three penalty points were put on his driving licence.

A £500 deposit was taken from him at the roadside at the time of the offence.

Stephen Sims, of Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, was given six penalty points for driving at 102mph in his Audi at Newmarket at 2.15pm on January 13.

The 43-year-old admitted speeding.

Sims was fined £350 and ordered to pay £35 to the victims’ fund, in addition to £85 costs.

Thomas Archer, of south-west London, also had six penalty points put on his licence for driving at 100mph in his Porsche Boxster at Exning on January 3.

The 25-year-old, who pleaded guilty to speeding, was fined £160 and must pay a total of £105 in costs and to the victims’ fund.

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