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Here is our latest update on cases heard at magistrates’ courts around the area.

- Theodore Gilbert, 27, of Kimbolton Road, Copnor, admitted harassment.

He sent several abusive text messages to a woman’s mobile phone. Magistrates imposed a community order with 150 hours to be done within 12 months.

Gilbert must also pay a £60 victim surcharge, £85 costs and a £150 criminal courts charge.

Magistrates also imposed a restraining order banning him from going to two addresses and contacting the woman.

- Giedrius Zagorskis, 40, of Washington Road, Buckland, admitted going to an address he was banned from going to by a restraining order.

Magistrates jailed him for 14 days and ordered he pay a £180 criminal courts charge.

The offence was committed on May 27 in Portsmouth.

- Lewis Eshelby, 24, of Homer Close, Gosport, admitted assaulting a woman by beating her on April 4.

He also admitted damaging a mobile phone and committing an offence during a suspended prison sentence.

District Judge Anne Arnold imposed a five-month prison sentence suspended for a year.

Eshelby must pay a victim surcharge of £80 and £400 costs. The judge fined him £100 for committing the offence during a suspended sentence but imposed no separate penalty for the mobile phone damage, which was committed on the same day as the assault.

- Mariusz Curul, 31, of Havant Road, Portsmouth, admitted being drunk and disorderly.

He committed the offence in Havant Road on May 2.

Magistrates imposed a six-month conditional discharge. He must pay a £15 victim surcharge, £85 costs and a £150 courts charge.

- Maxine Anthony, 24, of Cochrane Close, Gosport, admitted assaulting a woman by beating.

Magistrates imposed a community order with a rehabilitation activity requirement with six months supervision.

She committed the offence on May 23 in Elmhurst Road, Fareham.

Anthony must pay a £50 fine, £100 compensation, a £60 victim surcharge and £150 criminal courts charge.

- Patrick Howlett, 48, of Gudge Heath Lane, admitted drink-driving.

Howlett was stopped driving in Highlands Road, Fareham, on May 20.

A test revealed he had 123 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, more than the 35mcg limit.

Magistrates imposed a six-month prison term suspended for 12 months with 12 months supervision and 150 hours of unpaid work.

Howlett must pay a victim surcharge of £80, costs of £85 and a criminal courts charge of £150. He was banned from driving for 30 months.