In the dock

10:52 22 April 2012

North Somerset Courthouse

North Somerset Courthouse

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The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between March 12 and April 3:

■ Leigh Evans (23), of Bramley Close, Yatton. Assault: Fined £140 and ordered to pay £500 compensation plus £85 costs and £15 victim surcharge.

■ Kyle Richards (22), of Westbourne Avenue, Clevedon. Assault: One-year community order, with requirement to carry out 50 hours unpaid community work, ordered to pay £75 compensation plus £85 costs.

■ Andrew Lyon (32), of Ruddymead, Clevedon. Drink-driving: Fined £500 plus £400 costs and £15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for three years.

■ Adam Purdue (23), of Windsor Close, Clevedon. Driving without due care and attention: Fined £135 plus £35 costs and £15 victim surcharge. Failure to report an accident: Fined £200, licence endorsed with eight penalty points.

■ Paul Marshall (30), of Holland Road, Clevedon. Assault: One-year community order, ordered to pay £150 compensation plus £85 costs.

■ Carl Roberts (32), of Alexandra Road, Clevedon. Threatening behaviour: Sent to prison for 18 months. Criminal damage: No separate penalty. Breach of conditional discharge: Sent to prison for four months (concurrent).

■ Benjamin Smith (19), of Spindleberry Grove, Nailsea. Three counts of theft: One-year community order with requirement to carry out 80 hours unpaid community work, and pay £47 compensation plus £170 costs. Breach of conditional discharge: No separate penalty.

■ Luke Gudge (24), of Queens Avenue, Portishead. Owner of a dog which worried livestock: Fined £350, ordered to pay £300 compensation plus £85 costs and £15 victim surcharge.

■ Jamie Garland (31), of Stonebridge, Clevedon. Criminal damage: 12-month conditional discharge, ordered to pay £650 compensation.

■ Benjamin Fitzpatrick (29), of Pembroke Road, Portishead. Drink-driving: Fined £300 plus £85 costs and £15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for 17 months. Driving without a licence: No separate penalty. Driving without insurance: Fined £300.

■ Trevor Whitelock (52), of Butts Batch, Wrington. Drink-driving: Fined £625 plus £85 costs and £15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for 12 months.

■ Barry Dewberry (65), of Stonebridge, Clevedon. Three counts of assault: Fined £120 and ordered to pay £350 costs and £15 victim surcharge.

■ Stuart Martin (30), of Holland Road, Clevedon. Drink-driving: Fined £250 plus £85 costs and £15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for 20 months.

■ Terrence Vowles (62), of Mendip Gardens, Yatton. Drink-driving: Four-week community order with curfew, ordered to pay £85 costs and banned from driving for 25 months.

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