In the Courts - latest update

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

- Emma-Jane Eaton, 25, of no fixed address, admitted obstructing the free passage along a highway in Burnaby Road, Portsmouth.

She was fined £50 and must pay a £20 victim surcharge.

Eaton must also pay a £150 criminal courts charge.

- James Cannon, 32, of Forton Road, admitted stealing a ready meal and four cans of Kronenbourg worth £8.20 from Co-op on April 5 in Tukes Avenue, Gosport.

Cannon also stole eight cans of Stella Artois worth £8 from Co-op in Tukes Avenue on March 2.

Magistrates jailed Cannon for 14 days and ordered him to pay £16.20 in compensation over the thefts.

- Christopher Blades, 44, of Seagrove Road, Portsmouth, admitted assaulting a man by beating.

Magistrates imposed a 12-month conditional discharge.

Blades must pay £100 in compensation, a £15 victim surcharge and £150 costs.

- Sarah Haynes, 33, of Ascot Close, Fareham, admitted drink-driving.

She was stopped in Lower Church Road on November 29 last year.

A test revealed Haynes had 149 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood, more than the 80mg limit.

Haynes was fined £300 and banned from driving for 36 months.

She was also found guilty of resisting a constable in the execution of his duty on the same day.

Haynes was fined £200 for this offences and ordered to pay a £20 victim surcharge and £200 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service.

- Leslie Barker, 55, of Gladys Avenue, Portsmouth, admitted breaching a restraining order by sending a woman a text message.

He committed the offence in Lake Road, Portsmouth, on April 11.

Magistrates imposed a community order with a 30-day rehabilitation activity requirement.

He must pay a £25 fine, a £60 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

- Jamie Mann, 36, of Russet Gardens, Emsworth, admitted drink-driving.

He was stopped in Lumley Road, Emsworth, driving a white van on February 28.

A test revealed Mann had 137 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, more than the 35mcg limit.

Magistrates imposed a £500 fine, a £50 victim surcharge and £25 costs.

He was banned from driving for 24 months.

- Ashley Duff, 27, of Beck Street, Portsmouth, was found guilty of damaging a mattress in a police cell at Portsmouth Police station on January 20.

Magistrates imposed a community order with 28-day curfew and electronic tag. He must pay £85 compensation for the mattress.