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Portsmouth Magistrates Court
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Shoplifter in court for taking steak from city store

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n Robert Gould, 47, of Birdlip Road, Paulsgrove, admitted criminal damage to a wing mirror on December 6 last year.

He was fined £50 with £50 compensation to pay.

Gould also admitted causing harassment, alarm or distress on the same day and was fined £200 with a £20 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs to pay.

n Stuart McNeill, 32, of Solent Road, Drayton, admitted criminal damage to items in a shop on April 21.

He was given a community order with 40 days of rehabilitation activities.

McNeill also admitted using threatening abusive words or behaviour or disorderly behaviour but received no separate penalty.

He must pay an £85 victim surcharge and £50 prosecution costs.

n Christopher Oliver, 27, of Lawson Road, Southsea, admitted one count of theft from Tesco on April 23.

He was given a six-month conditional discharge and must pay £3 compensation.

n Adam French, 29, of no fixed address, admitted two counts of theft in Sainsbury’s in Fareham on January 13 and 22.

He stole £145 worth of DVDs in total.

French was given a 12-month conditional discharge and must pay £65 compensation and a £20 victim surcharge.

He admitted failing to surrender to custody and was fined £80.

n Samuel Timms, 37, of Wisborough Road, Southsea, admitted being drunk and disorderly in Albert Road, Southsea, on April 16.

Magistrates handed him a six-month conditional discharge.

He was fined £20 after admitting failing to surrender to custody.

He must pay a £30 victim surcharge.

n David Bourne, 46, of Angerstein Road, North End, admitted producing cannabis, a class B drug.

He was fined £80 and must pay a £30 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.

He committed the offence in Angerstein Road on April 23.

n James Corcoran, 47, of Durrants Road, Rowlands Castle, admitted theft of items worth £372.99 from Boots in Portsmouth on March 23.

He admitted breaching a suspended sentence previously given for taking a vehicle without consent.

He was jailed for eight weeks for the theft and the previous eight-week suspended sentence was activated.

Both will run concurrently, making the sentence eight weeks in total.

n Jack Reed-French, 26, of no fixed address, admitted being drunk and disorderly on April 23 in Portsmouth.

He was fined £90 with a £30 victim surcharge to pay.

Magistrates detained him in court but deemed this served due to time spent in custody. His guilty plea was taken into consideration.