In The Dock

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between December 5-9:

n Dean Jones (37), of Orchard Street, Weston. Criminal damage: One day’s detention, ordered to pay �150 compensation.

n Stacey Thomas (19), of Brighton Road, Weston. Assault: Six-month community order with eight-week curfew, ordered to pay �100 compensation plus �85 costs.

n Andrew Wilcox (41), of George Street, Weston. Production of class B drug: Fined �100 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge. Failure to surrender: One day’s detention.

n Joseph Bedford (26), of Warrens Hill, Cheddar. Drink-driving: One-year community order with requirement to carry out 180 hours’ unpaid community work, ordered to pay �85 costs, banned from driving for 24 months.


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n Martin Davis (41), of Alfred Street, Weston. Possession of a knife in a public place: Six-month community order with 16-week curfew, ordered to pay �85 costs.

n Luke Goldsmith (23), of Atlantic Road, Weston. Assaulting a police officer: Fined �65 and ordered to pay �50 compensation, �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge.

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n Benjamin Kerswell (18), of West Street, Banwell. Taking vehicle without owner’s consent: 12 weeks in prison suspended for 18 months, ordered to pay �150 compensation plus �85 costs, and banned from driving for 18 months. Failure to report an accident: No separate penalty. Driving while unfit through drink: No separate penalty. Driving without a licence: No separate penalty. Driving without insurance: No separate penalty. Two counts of breach of community order: No separate penalty.

n Michael Meaney (25), of Earlham Grove, Weston. Threatening behaviour: Fined �350 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge.

n Craig Morris (28), of Park Place, Weston. Criminal damage: One-year community order, ordered to pay �85 costs.

n Barrie-John Smith (39), of Manilla Crescent, Weston. Possession of class B drug: Fined �35 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge.

n Kevin Tulip (45), of Stowey Road, Yatton. Drink-driving: Two-month community order with six-week curfew, ordered to pay �85 costs and banned from driving for 24 months. Driving without a licence: No separate penalty. Driving without insurance: No separate penalty.

n Jade Harvey (20), of Milton Road, Weston. Threatening behaviour: Six-month community order with eight-week curfew, ordered to pay �85 costs.

n Kathleen Hodgkins (30), of Moorland Park, Hewish. Drink-driving: Four-month community order with three-month curfew, ordered to pay �85 costs and banned from driving for 24 months.

n Patrick O’Keefe (46), of Locking Road, Weston. Threatening behaviour: 12-month conditional discharge, ordered to pay �85 costs. Possession of class B drug: No separate penalty.

n Andrew Bleasdale (42), of Wadham Street, Weston. Theft while trespassing: 13 weeks in prison, suspended for 12 months. Theft: Four weeks in prison (consecutive), suspended for 12 months.

n Roger Dare (40), of Quantock Road, Weston. Two counts of possession of class B drug: Sent to prison for six weeks. Possession of class C drug; Sent to prison for three weeks (concurrent). Failure to surrender: Sent to prison for one week (consecutive). Breach of suspended sentence: Five weeks in prison (consecutive).

n Kerry Hodge (40), of Bristol Road Lower, Weston. Possession of class A drug: Sent to prison for 28 days. Failure to surrender: No separate penalty.

n Sean Lawton (23), of High Street, Weston. Possession of a knife in a public place: One-year community order. Threatening behaviour: No separate penalty.

n Liam Skillman (18), of Stockmead, Langford. Assault: Two-year conditional discharge, ordered to pay �322.97 compensation, plus �100 costs. Criminal damage: Ordered to pay �15 compensation.

n Neil Simons (36), of Windwhistle Circus, Weston. Assault: 18-month community order with three-month curfew, ordered to pay �50 compensation plus �85 costs.

n Anthony Harris (44), of Southlands Way, Congresbury. Criminal damage: One-year conditional discharge, ordered to pay �100 compensation.

n Dean Mason (19), of Hildesheim Close, Weston. Three counts of theft: One-year community order, ordered to pay �24.99 compensation plus �85 costs.

n Devon Feltham (18), of Travelian Road, Weston. Theft: Sent to prison for 16 weeks.

n Gary Graham (53), of Church Road, Worle. Driving while unfit through drink or drugs: Fined �125 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for 24 months.

n Andrew Ryder (32), of Coleridge Road, Weston. Threatening behaviour: Sent to prison for eight weeks.

n Mervyn Cross (63), of Prospect Place, Weston. Assault: Four-month community order with two-month curfew, ordered to pay �200 compensation plus �300 costs.

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