In The Dock

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The following cases have been completed at North Somerset Courthouse between August 5-8:

* Alex Short (35), of The Copse, St Georges. Drink-driving: 12-month community order with requirement to carry out 50 hours’ unpaid community work, ordered to pay £85 costs and £60 victim surcharge, banned from driving for 24 months.

* Christopher Skinner (25), of Graham Road, Weston. Theft: 12-month conditional discharge, ordered to pay £85 costs and £15 victim surcharge.

* Siobhan Walsh (52), of Station Road, Wrington. Drink-driving: Fined £230 plus £85 costs and £23 victim surcharge, banned from driving for 16 months. Failure to stop after an accident: Fined £230.

* Heather Chisholm (32), of Milton Brow, Weston. Using public electronic communication network to cause anxiety: 12 weeks in prison suspended for 12 months, ordered to pay £80 victim surcharge.


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* Hannah Baines (28), of Bishops Mead, Cleeve. Driving without due care and attention: Fined £73 plus £35 costs and £20 victim surcharge. Driving without a licence: Fined £37. Driving without insurance: Fined £110 and licence endorsed with six penalty points. Failure to keep accurate vehicle registration details: Fined £37.

* Daniel Frost (21), of Lonsdale Avenue, Weston. Breach of restraining order: 12-month community order with requirement to carry out 40 hours’ unpaid community work, ordered to pay £85 costs and £60 victim surcharge.

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* Nathan Smith (22), of Ottawa Road, Weston. Assault: Two weeks in prison suspended for 12 months, ordered to carry out 60 hours’ unpaid community work and pay £200 costs and £80 victim surcharge. Failure to surrender: Six weeks in prison suspended for 12 months.

* John O’Donnell (28), of Locking Road, Weston. Assaulting a police officer: Three-month community order with curfew, ordered to pay £100 compensation plus £60 victim surcharge. Theft: No separate penalty.

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