In The Dock

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between October 24-28:

? Angela Smith (54), of Puttingthorpe Drive, Weston. Drink-driving: Fined �100 plus �100 costs and �15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for three years.

? Mark Baker (44), of Marconi Close, Weston. Theft: Sent to prison for 12 weeks. Fraud: No separate penalty. Taking a vehicle without owner’s consent: Sent to prison for one week (concurrent). Two counts of assault: Six weeks in prison (concurrent). Driving without a licence: banned from driving for six months. Driving without insurance: No separate penalty. Harassment: Six weeks in prison (consecutive). Failure to surrender: One week in prison (concurrent).

? Simon Kellaway (36), of Longridge Way, Weston. Drink-driving: Fined �100 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for three years. Driving without insurance: Fined �100. Driving without a licence: Fined �35.

? Andrew Hayes (24), of Griffin Drive, Weston. Assault: One-year community order, ordered to pay �100 compensation plus �400 costs.


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? Craig Chase (26), of Homefield Close, Winscombe. Harassment: Three-month community order with four-week curfew, one-year restraining order, ordered to pay �85 costs.

? Laurence Thompson (67), of Sand Road, Sand Bay. Assault: One-year restraining order, fined �350, and ordered to pay �85 costs, �15 victim surcharge and �50 compensation. Criminal damage: No separate penalty.

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? Fraser Birks (22), of Waverley Road, Weston. Theft: Sent to prison for four weeks. Failure to surrender: Two weeks in prison (concurrent).

? Carl Balbini (28), of Langport Road, Weston. Assault: One-year community order, ordered to carry out 150 hours’ unpaid community work, ordered to pay �100 compensation plus �150 costs.

? Harrison Beynon (24), of Orchard Place, Weston. Criminal damage: One-year community order, ordered to pay �100 compensation plus �85 costs.

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