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PSPO comes into effect in Gosport

Rhonda Bennett, 50, of Havant Road, Portsmouth, admitted failing to provide a required specimen of breath and was banned from driving for a year.

She was fined £140 with a £30 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs to pay.

n Joshua Budd, 25, of Hazelwood Avenue, Bedhampton, admitted using threatening or abusive words or behaviour or disorderly behaviour within the hearing or sight of a person likely to be caused harassment, alarm or distress.

He was fined £200 with a £30 victim surcharge to pay.

He must pay £85 prosecution costs.

n Christopher Clarke, 31, care of Swarraton Road, West Leigh, admitted assaulting a constable in the execution of his duty at Waterlooville police station on May 8.

He also admitted using threatening or abusive words or behaviour or disorderly behaviour within the hearing or sight of a person likely to be caused harassment, alarm or distress.

He committed that offence at McDonald’s in West Street, Havant, and was fined £120.

Clarke was handed 16-week prison sentence suspended for 12 months for the assault on the police officer with £100 compensation to pay.

n Kyle Edwards, 20, of The Coppice, Gosport, admitted being drunk and disorderly in High Street, Gosport, on April 23.

He was fined £125 and must pay a £30 victim surcharge plus £85 prosecution costs.

n Steven Angel, 31, 36, of Mantle Close, Gosport, admitted possession of two bags of cannabis, a class B drug, on April 26 in Fareham.

Angel was fined £80 with a £30 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs to pay.

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

n Graeme Ferrie, 38, of Redlands Lane, Fareham, admitted theft of a handbag from a woman on April 9 at The Crown in West Street, Fareham.

Magistrates imposed a community order with alcohol treatment requirement for six months.

He must complete 25 days of rehabilitation activities.

Ferrie must pay £100 compensation, a £60 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.

He also admitted breaching a conditional discharge for a previous theft and was sentenced to the community order.

n Dean Barrell 34, of Malvern Road, Southsea, admitted begging in Commercial Road, on March 30.

He was handed an absolute discharge for the offence, under the Vagrancy Act 1824 and the Criminal Justice Act 1982.

His guilty plea was taken into account when he was sentenced.