In the courts: Latest cases

The following people have appeared before Portsmouth magistrates.

Monday, 5th September 2016, 10:57 am
Updated Monday, 5th September 2016, 12:06 pm

Katherine Bentley, 34, of Kingsway, Portchester, admitted used 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.

She committed the offence in Gosport on July 18.

Magistrates imposed a £50 fine with £30 victim surcharge and £50 prosecution costs.

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Richard Granger, 68, of Heritage Way, Gosport, admitted drink-driving in Sealark Road, Gosport, on August 10.

A test revealed he had 43 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, more than the 35mg legal limit.

Magistrates banned him from driving for 15 months and fined him £400.

Granger also admitted driving unlicensed and uninsured but received no separate penalty.

He must pay a £40 payment to a fund for victims of crime and £85 prosecution costs.

Reece Steel, 22, of Goodwood Road, Gosport, admitted driving while disqualified at Eden Vauxhall in Speedfields Park, Fareham, on August 4.

Magistrates imposed a community order with 100 hours of unpaid work and £85 victim surcharge.

He must also pay £85 prosecution costs.

Magistrates imposed six points on his licence.

Ben Abbinett, 22, of The Park, Droxford, admitted obstructing and resisting a police sergeant in Fareham on July 23. Magistrates fined him £130 with a £30 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.