Portsmouth In the Courts round-up

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n Casey Wilson, 30, of Clive Road, Portsmouth, admitted assaulting a man by beating him.

He committed the offence on August 27 in Albert Road, Southsea.

Magistrates jailed him for 15 weeks, and he must pay a £150 courts charge.

Wilson admitted breaching a conditional discharge by committing the offence.

He received no separate penalty.

n Mark Young, 43, of Stirling Street, Buckland, admitted entering a building as a trespasser and stealing items.

He took an amplifier, a disco laser and Behringer DJX 750 from a garage in Estella Road, Buckland, between August 16 and 17.

Magistrates handed him a 16-week prison sentence suspended for 12 months.

He must complete 12 months of supervision and a rehabilitation activity requirement of up to 30 days.

Young admitted handling stolen goods relating to power tools worth £4,470 in Portsmouth between August 19 and August 22.

He received an eight-week sentence consecutive to the first sentence.

He must pay £500 compensation and a £180 criminal courts charge.

n Kevin O’Malley, 54, of no fixed address, admitted assaulting a woman by beating her.

He committed the offence on August 22 in Havant.

Magistrates jailed him for 24 weeks as he had similar previous offending behaviour on the same vulnerable victim and the assault involved kicking.

He must pay a £100 victim surcharge, £300 prosecution costs and a £150 criminal courts charge.

n Luke Thomson, 23, of North Street, Portsea, admitted using threatening, abusive words or behaviour or disorderly behaviour.

Thomson was fined £200 with a £20 victim surcharge, £85 prosecution costs and a £150 criminal courts charge.

He committed the offence on August 29 in Portsmouth.

n Lisa Rhodes, 24, of Meon Close, Gosport, admitted drink-driving.

She was stopped in Newgate Lane, Fareham, on June 22.

A test revealed she had 215 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood, more than the 80mg limit.

Magistrates imposed a community order with a drink-impaired drivers course for 14 days.

She must also complete a rehabilitation activity requirement of up to 15 days.

Rhodes must complete 60 hours unpaid work.

She was banned from driving for three years.

She must pay a £60 victim surcharge, £85 prosecution costs and a £150 criminal courts charge.

Magistrates made a collection order for the cash she owes the court.