In the Courts – latest update

Portsmouth Magistrates' Court
Portsmouth Magistrates' Court

Attacker followed his victim for a mile before assault in city alleyway

1
Have your say

n Jack Olsen, 18, of Fawcett Road, Southsea, admitted stealing two pairs of Skull Candy headphones worth £25.98.

He took them from TK Maxx in Portsmouth on March 11 and was fined £40.

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

Magistrates handed him no separate penalty after he also admitted failing to surrender to court.

n Max Funnell, 18, of Frater Lane, Gosport, admitted stealing Babyliss hair straighteners worth £37.50 from Wilko in Waterlooville on December 16 last year.

Magistrates imposed a 12-month conditional discharge, and he must pay £37.50 compensation and a £15 victim surcharge.

n Lee Wilkes, 31, of Mill Road, Waterlooville, admitted assaulting a woman by beating.

He was handed a 16-week prison term suspended for 12 months.

Wilkes committed the offence in Havant on February 22.

He must pay an £80 victim surcharge and £80 prosecution costs.

Wilkes also admitted failing to comply with a community order for previous offences of causing harassment, alarm or distress, possession of cocaine, a class A drug, and criminal damage.

He was re-sentenced to a four-week term suspended for 12 months for each, to run concurrent with each other and the assault sentence.

n Terry Parkes, 31, of Quinton Close, Somers Town, admitted assault by beating and was jailed for 16 weeks.

He also admitted stealing a Nike bag, an iPhone 4s, £30 cash, Lynx deodorant, Diesel aftershave, boxer shorts and two keys.

He was given an eight-week terms for this.

Parkes also admitted a second assault by beating and was given a 16-week terms for this.

All sentences will run concurrent.

n Mark Buckley, 58, of Kent Road, Southsea, admitted drink-driving and was fined £650.

He was banned from driving for 12 months and must pay a £65 victim surcharge plus £85 prosecution costs.

A test showed he had 48 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, more than the 35mg legal limit.

n Anthony Knight, 42, of Belmont Road, London, admitted being drunk and disorderly in Talbot Road, Southsea, on March 25.

He was fined £40 with a £20 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.

n Piero Campanale, 22, of Merton Road, Southsea, admitted driving while not wearing a seat belt in Gunwharf Road, Portsmouth.

Campanale was fined £80 with a £20 victim surcharge to pay.