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n Craig Watson, 59, of Gloucester View, Southsea, admitted assault by beating against a woman on July 22.

Magistrates imposed a community order with 40 hours of unpaid work.

He must pay £80 compensation and an £80 victim surcharge plus £85 prosecution costs.

n Patrick Bailey-Green, 19, of Kings Road, Cowplain, admitted drink-driving in April Square, Portsmouth, on July 22.

He was fined £200 with a 12-month driving ban.

He was driving a Vauxhall Corsa.

Magistrates ordered him to pay a £30 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.

n Jacob Croucher, 19, of Copnor Road, Copnor, admitted theft of perfume worth £29.99 from Debenhams in Portsmouth on July 25.

Magistrates imposed an 18-month conditional discharge with a £20 victim surcharge.

Croucher also admitted breaching a conditional discharge for two previous thefts.

n Susan Dixon, 54, of Hordle Road, Havant, admitted possessing cannabis, a class B drug in Havant on June 27.

She also admitted producing cannabis on the same date.

Magistrates imposed an 18-month conditional discharge with a £20 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs to pay.

The drugs will be forfeited and destroyed under a court order.

n Trevor Graham, 42, of Kingston Crescent, North End, admitted possession of cannabis on July 22 in Portsmouth.

Magistrates imposed a 12-month community order.

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

The drugs will be forfeited and destroyed under a court order.

n Gareth Harley, 45, of Howe Road, Gosport, admitted drink-driving in Mariners Way, Gosport, on July 26.

A test revealed he had 58 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, more than the 35mg legal limit.

Magistrates banned him from driving for a year with a 12-month conditional discharge.

He must pay a £20 victim surcharge and £50 prosecution costs.

n Andrew McLaughlin, 38, of Bramshott Road, Southsea, admitted drink-driving in Portsmouth on July 23.

A test revealed he had 105 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, triple the 35mg legal limit.

He was fined £660 and banned from driving for 23 months.

He must pay a £66 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.

n Paul Blake, 51, of Manor Park Avenue, Copnor, admitted assault by beating against a man at Farm Foods in Fratton Road.

Magistrates handed Blake a six-month conditional discharge with £20 compensation to pay.

Blake must pay a £20 victim surcharge.

n Wayne Kirkbridge, 36, of Hoe Street, Hambledon, admitted seven counts of theft.

Magistrates imposed a community order with drug rehabilitation requirement of six months.

He must complete 15 days of rehabilitation activities.

Kirkbridge must pay £331 compensation.

n Louis Abedeji, 29, of Caroline Gardens, Fareham, admitted two assaults against police on July 1 in The Chine, Gosport.

Magistrates fined him £55 for each assault with £85 costs to pay to the Crown Prosecution Service.