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n Andrew Link, 44, of no fixed address, admitted stealing food worth £3.99 from Amigo in QA Hospital.

He committed the offence on September 9 and was detained in court.

He further admitted failing to surrender to custody on September 29.

Link must pay a £150 criminal courts charge.

He also admitted breaching a conditional discharge but received no separate penalty.

n Ricky Shields, 37, of Norley Close, Leigh Park, admitted possessing a quantity of heroin, a controlled drug of class A.

He committed the offence on July 7 and was detained in court. He also admitted possessing a quantity of cocaine, a class A drug on the same day.

He must pay a £180 criminal courts charge.

Magistrates ordered the drugs to be destroyed under section 27 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.

n Mark Hicks, 48, of Copnor Road, Portsmouth, admitted damaging items belonging to a woman by fire.

He committed the offence on September 11 and was handed a 12-week prison sentence suspended for 12 months.

He must complete 200 hours of unpaid work and pay £400 compensation.

Hicks must also pay an £80 victim surcharge, £85 prosecution costs and a £180 criminal courts charge.

n Jay King, 41, of York Place, Portsea, admitted stealing women’s clothing worse £672 from Marks & Spencer in Portsmouth.

He committed the offence on October 1 
and was jailed for six months.

He has 98 convictions for theft and high-value theft.

The offence was committed within a short period of being released from jail.

He must pay a £180 criminal courts charge.

n Lucy Fitzearle, 20, of Northcroft Road, Gosport, admitted jointly with others stealing £200 of meat from Co-op.

She was ordered to pay £100 compensation for the July 7 offence in Stubbington Green, Fareham.

Magistrates ordered her to pay £85 prosecution costs and a £150 criminal courts charge.

n Dawn Collins, 48, of Howe Road, Gosport, admitted stealing £62.87 of clothes and food from Tesco in Cambridgeshire.

She was given a community order with a rehabilitation activity requirement of up to 25 day and 60 hours unpaid work.

She must pay £1.89 compensation with £40 prosecution costs and a £150 criminal courts charge.

Collins committed the offence on August 29.