Here are the latest updates from cases at Portsmouth Magistrates' Court

Here are the latest updates from cases at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court.

Wednesday, 5th February 2020, 6:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 5th February 2020, 6:05 am

Robert Turner-Diamond, 72, of High Street, Old Portsmouth, was found guilty of harassment by sending a man letters, cards and unwanted communication between February 1 and July 15 last year.

Magistrates imposed a 12-week jail term suspended for two years.

He must complete 40 hours' unpaid work.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

Portsmouth Magistrates' Court

Turner-Diamond must pay £620 prosecution costs.

A restraining order bans him from contacting the victim for two years except in relation to a single matter.

Turner-Diamond must pay £620 prosecution costs.

Read More

Read More
Building firm cleans up its fly-tipped waste after drone footage goes viral

The prosecution offered no evidence in relation to an assault on July 15 and the charge was dismissed.

Charlie Gofton, 23, of Portland Road, Portsmouth, admitted assaulting an emergency worker on December 20 in Portsmouth.

Magistrates imposed a 12-month community order with 42 days of a relationships course.

He must pay £50 compensation.

Gofton admitted breaching a conditional discharge for having cannabis, a class B drug.

Nicola Greene, 33, of Gregson Avenue, Gosport, admitted obstructing a police officer on June 21 in Gosport.

Magistrates imposed a six-month conditional discharge.

Greene must pay a £20 victim surcharge and £50 costs.

Stephen Morton, 43, of Cornwallis Crescent, Portsmouth, admitted using threatening, abusive words or behaviour on July 21 in Portsmouth.

He was fined £640 with £85 prosecution costs to pay.

Joseph Uttley, 28, of Steerforth Close, Buckland, admitted assault by beating in November in Portsmouth.

Magistrates jailed him for 16 weeks.

Jonathan Dodd, 37, of Marresl Wood Gardens, Purbrook, admitted drink-driving on the A27 at Portsmouth on December 22.

Magistrates fined him £120 with a 16-month ban.

He had 59 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35.

Richard Dyke, 37, of Sycamore Road, Bognor Regis, admitted drink-driving in Elmleigh Road, Havant, on December 22.

A test revealed he had 69 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

Magistrates fined him £350 with an 18-month driving ban.

He must pay a £35 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

Dyke also admitted driving without insurance, taking the car without permission and driving without a licence and was fined £816.