In the courts – latest update

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Here’s our round-up of some of the latest cases to be heard by magistrates.

Alan Marsh, 46, of Omega Street, Southsea, was found guilty of assault by beating and criminal damage.

He was given a community order with a rehabilitation activity requirement of up to 10 days. He must pay a £520 criminal courts charge for the July 20 offences.

Marsh must also pay £100 compensation for damaging some glasses.

Daniel Smith, 34, of Northgate Avenue, Copnor, admitted possession of two joints of cannabis, a class B drug.

He was given a six-month conditional discharge for the November 16 offence in Portsmouth.

Smith must pay a £15 victim surcharge, £85 prosecution costs and a £180 criminal courts charge.

Lisa Oliver, 44, of Fifth Street, Buckland, admitted two counts of causing harassment, alarm or distress.

She committed the public order offences on October 26 in Portsmouth.

She must pay a £100 fine for each offence, one of which was racially aggravated.

No compensation was ordered.

Oliver must pay a £180 criminal courts charge.

She further admitted failing to surrender to custody and was detained in the court but the detention was deemed served due to her time in custody.

Daniel Udle, 28, of Halstead Road, Wymering, admitted assaulting a man by beating.

He was ordered to pay £100 compensation with £165 prosecution costs.

He committed the offence in Portsmouth on February 3.

Jodie Dugan, 31, of Hawthorn Crescent, Cosham, admitted assaulting a woman by beating.

Magistrates handed her a six-month conditional discharge for the September 8 offence.

Dugan must pay a £15 victim surcharge, £85 prosecution costs and a £150 criminal courts charge.

No compensation was ordered as there were no injuries and due to Dugan’s lack of income.

Wycliffe Mugyenyi, 42, of Waverley Road, Southsea, was found guilty of failing to provide a specimen of breath in an investigation into whether he had committed an offence.

Magistrates handed him a 12-week prison sentence suspended for 12 months.

He deliberately failed to provide or comply with the procedure and there was evidence of serious impairment.

He must comply with 12 months of supervision and complete a drink-impaired drivers programme.

Mugyenyi must complete 100 hours of unpaid work.

He must pay a £80 victim surcharge, £650 prosecution costs and a £550 criminal courts charge.

He was banned for 36 months.