Trial date set for owner of Ripped Gym over Covid breach
Covid-19 / Tue 23rd Feb 2021 at 08:39am
A TRIAL DATE has been set for a woman accused of opening her gym in contravention of coronavirus regulations.
Michelle Meade-Wyatt, aged 45, of High Hills Lane, Liverpool stands accused of the following.
On November 5th, 2020 at Harlow, you did fail to close restricted business / service not permitted to remain open in England – coronavirus.
On November 5th, 2020 at Harlow, being the owner of premises at Ripped Gym, Wych Elm, Harlow those premises being subject to a direction, namely to close , which had been issued under paragraph 6 of Part 2 of Schedule 22 to the Coronavirus Act 2020 during a public health response period, failed without reasonable excuse to comply with a requirement in the direction, in that providing details to issue a fixed penalty notice.
On 05/11/2020 at Harlow in the county of Essex without lawful excuse, destroyed Magazines to the value of £6.00 belonging to Essex Police intending to destroy or damage such property or being reckless as to whether such property would be destroyed or damaged
A trial date of July 28th, 2021 at Colchester magistrates court has been set.
Meade-Wyatt has been remanded on unconditional bail.
She has pled not guilty