Gosport man fined £120 after being caught with 275 images of children

DEFENDANTS at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court have been sentenced for their crimes.

Wednesday, 19th May 2021, 4:55 am

Billy Dearing, 26, of Nelson Road, Portsmouth, admitted cannabis drug-driving in Northern Road, Cosham, on October 26.

Magistrates imposed a £75 fine with £34 surcharge and banned him for a year.

Paul Marriner, 38, of Prospect Lane, West Leigh, Havant, admitted seven shoplifting offences between January 14 and May 3.

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He targeted Wilko, Tesco and Marks and Spencer.

Magistrates told him to pay £210 compensation.

They imposed a three-month jail term suspended for ayear.

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Leonard Martin, 42, of Ferrol Road, Gosport, admitted making 22 category C indecent images of children between August 22 in 2018 and September 20 in 2019.

He admitted possessing 253 prohibited images of children on September 19, 2019.

Magistrates imposed a three-year community order with 33-day sex offender treatment programme.

A sexual harm prevention order and notification requirements last for five years.

He must pay a £250 fine, £85 surcharge and £85 costs.

An iPhone, Asus laptop and desktop computer will be destroyed.

Reginald Newman, 21, of Botley Road, Curdridge, admitted flouting a restraining order by attending his mother's home in Sarisbury Green on April 30.

Magistrates fined him £100. He was detained in court.

Carl McCdonnell, 35, of Barncroft Way, Leigh Park, admitted drink-driving in Eling Court, Leigh Park, on January 23.

A breath test found he had 47 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

The legal limit is 35.

Magistrates imposed a £138 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

He was banned from driving for three years.

He also admitted driving without a licence and insurance.

He was fined £1,383 in total.

Jessica Maclean, 29, of Barncroft Way, Leigh Park, admitted being in charge of a car while over the alcohol drink-drive limit with 60 microgrammes in breath on January 23 in Eling Court.

She was fined £184 with a £46 surcharge and £85 costs.

Magistrates imposed 10 points on her licence.

She admitted using a car without insurance and was fined £276.

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