IN THE COURTS: Here’s today’s round-up of recent hearings

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- Thomas Chandler, 23, of Bedford Street, Southsea, admitted assaulting a man by beating him.

He committed the offence on Saturday, August 8 in Guildhall Square, Portsmouth.

Magistrates handed him a 12-month conditional discharge with a £15 victim surcharge and £150 criminal courts charge.

No compensation was given as there was no injury suffered.

-Ian Curtis, 52, of Festing Grove, Southsea, admitted criminal damage.

He damaged a window worth £1,000 belonging to a man in Festing Grove.

He was handed a seven-day prison sentence for the offence.

He was given a restraining order banning him from Hayling Avenue, Portsmouth.

Curtis committed the offence on September 22 and must pay a £150 criminal courts charge.

- Simon Bridges, 33, of Bere Road, Waterlooville, admitted drink-driving.

He committed the offence on Friday, September 25 in Hambledon Road, Waterlooville.

A test revealed he had 60 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, more than the 35mcg limit.

He was fined £200 and banned from driving for three years.

He must pay a £20 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.

Bridges must pay a £150 criminal courts charge.

- Christopher Cooper, 24, of Corhampton Crescent, Havant, admitted assaulting a man by beating.

He committed the offence on Tuesday, September 15 in Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth.

Cooper was handed an eight-week prison sentence suspended for 12 months.

He must complete 12 months supervision and a 12-day control of violence for angry compulsive drinkers course.

He must pay £150 compensation and an £80 victim surcharge.

Cooper must pay £85 prosecution costs and a £150 criminal courts charge.

- Danny Bessey, 30, of Milton Road, Cowplain, admitted harassing a woman.

Magistrates handed him a community order for the offence he committed between September 5 and 26.

He received a community order with 40 hours unpaid work.

He must pay a £60 victim surcharge, £85 prosecution costs and a £150 criminal courts charge.

- Joanne Foster, 29, of London Road, Hilsea, admitted stealing alcohol worth £45 from Morrisons.

She committed the offence on Friday, July 31 in Portsmouth.

Foster must pay a £50 fine, a £20 victim surcharge and 
a £150 criminal courts charge.