Man stopped for being drunk and disorderly in Havant

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A man has been fined after he was arrested for being drunk and disorderly two days in a row.

Steven Hart was first picked up by the police in New Lane, Havant, on December 21, after reports of disorderly behaviour.

He was taken into custody and released later that day.

The next day the 45-year-old was arrested again, this time for being drunk at Southsea police station in Highland Road.

Hart, of no fixed address, pleaded guilty to two counts of being drunk and disorderly when he appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates' Court.

He was fined a total of 150 and told to pay 30 in court costs.

The magistrates also ordered Hart to stay in court for the day by way of further punishment.

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