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n Gary Stewart, 28, of St Ronan’s Road, Southsea, admitted failing to give the identity of a driver suspected of committing an offence.

He was fined £300 with a £30 victim surcharge.

He must pay £85 prosecution costs for the September 29 offence.

Magistrates imposed six points on his licence.

n Shaun Boot, 42, of Bedhampton Hill, Havant, admitted assault by beating and criminal damage to an ambulance on February 22.

He also admitted criminal damage to a car on February 28.

Boot was handed a 12-week prison sentence for the assault, a two-week term for the damage to the ambulance and one week for the damage to the car.

All were suspended for 12 months but are to run consecutively. He must complete 12 months of supervision and 25 days of rehabilitation activity days.

A restraining order bans him from entering South Downs Rise or contacting the owner of the car for two years.

n Dan Kenney, 30, of Livesay Gardens, Portsmouth, admitted harassment of a woman on March 12 in Portsmouth. He was given a restraining order banning him from contacting her for a year.

District judge Anne Arnold imposed a community order with 32 days of a relationships course and 10 days of rehabilitation activities.

He must pay a £60 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.

Kenney admitted breaching a community order for a previous assault.

n Jonathon Heather, 21, of Forest Road, Denmead, admitted drug-driving on December 3 in Jubilee Road, Waterlooville.

He was over the legal limit of cannabis in his blood.

Heather was fined £300 and banned from driving for 20 months. He must pay a £30 victim surcharge.

n Joseph Knight, 24, of Church Lane, Westbourne, admitted criminal damage to an iPhone 4S and an assault by beating.

He was given a community order with a 32-day relationships course. He must complete 20 days of rehabilitation activities.

A restraining order bans him from contacting the victim or going to an address for two years. He was fined £250 for the assault and must pay £750 compensation.

Knight must also pay a £60 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.

n Kirsty Samphire, 26, of Farmside Gardens, Hilsea, admitted stealing alcohol worth £200 from Tesco with an unknown person on February 24.

She also admitted stealing the same amount the day before. She was given a community order with 36 days of rehabilitation activities and must pay £200 compensation and a £60 victim surcharge.