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Portsmouth Magistrates' Court
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The fire near Kentidge Way, Waterlooville, yesterday. Picture: Craig Handy

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n Thomas Nelson, 33, of The Valley, Salisbury, admitted being drunk and disorderly in Portsmouth on July 16.

Magistrates imposed a six-month conditional discharge with a £20 victim surcharge.

n Liam Darby, 24, of St Vincent Road, Gosport, admitted stealing cheese and meat from a Co-op in Gosport on May 15.

Magistrates imposed a six-month conditional discharge with a £20 victim surcharge.

n Liam Warrener, 21, of Derby Road, Portsmouth, admitted using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour or disorderly behaviour with intent to cause harassment, alarm or distress.

He was jailed for 14 days as he confronted a house mate with a large carving knife and is a serving prisoner.

He must pay a £115 victim surcharge for the July 13 offence in Portsmouth.

n Eugene Boland, 43, of Woodbind Walk, Locks Heath, admitted theft from a Co-op in Fareham on November 21 last year.

He also admitted breaching a conditional discharge received for a previous four thefts and one going equipped for theft.

He was handed a community order with 80 hours unpaid work to complete and must pay a £60 victim surcharge.

n Darryl Chantrey, 51, of Rydens Way, Woking, admitted drink-driving on the A3 at Waterlooville on July 16.

He was driving a yellow Renault van when he was caught.

A test revealed he had 42 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, more than the 35mg legal limit. He was banned from driving for three years and fined £150. He must pay a £30 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.

n Stuart Jenkins, 53, of Gordon Road, Fareham, admitted drink-driving.

He was caught in West Street, Fareham, driving a black Ford Focus on July 18.

A test revealed he had 75 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, more than double the 35mg legal limit.

He was banned from driving for a year with a £100 fine to pay. Jenkins must pay a £30 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.

n Bocon Kornel, 28, of Halliday Crescent, Southsea, admitted fraud by swapping price tags for discounted price tags in a bid to make £281.69.

Kornel was fined £120 for the July 1 offence committed in Milton, Portsmouth.

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

n Benjamin King, 18, of Bowler Avenue, Baffins, admitted assault by beating against a man on May 13.

Magistrates imposed a community order with four-month curfew between 7pm and 6am.

King must pay £100 compensation, an £85 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.