In the Courts - latest update

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

- Alice Waters, 19, of Ham Lane, Gosport, admitted stealing a bank card and withdrawing £230.

Magistrates imposed a two-year conditional discharge.

Waters must pay a £15 victim surcharge for the September 2 offence.

Waters also admitted fraud by false representation by withdrawing the cash. She must pay compensation of £115.

- Graeme Donnelly, 32, of Queen Street, Portsea, admitted damaging a glass panel of a door.

He must pay £50 compensation and £85 costs to the CPS.

The glass panel was owned by Portsmouth City Council.

He committed the offence on March 18 in Eastern Road.

- Harley Champion, 18, of Dryden Close, Fareham, admitted assaulting a man by beating.

Champion committed the offence on April 13 in Westfield Road, Paulsgrove.

Magistrates imposed a community order and ordered him to complete an activity requirement of 23 days.

He must complete 40 hours of unpaid work.

Champion must pay a £60 victim surcharge, £85 costs and a £180 criminal courts charge.

He also admitted another assault by beating on the same date and in the same location, along with making unlawful threats to kill two people.

He also pleaded guilty to criminal damage belonging to one of the victims.

A further assault by beating on May 30 in the same place was also admitted.

- Daniel Sowden, 25, of Pyle Close, Cowplain, admitted assaulting a woman by beating.

Magistrates imposed a community order with a 32-day Building Better Relationships course.

He must also complete a 10-day activity requirement for the April 25 offence.

A restraining order was imposed banning him from contacting the victim under certain circumstances.

He was fined £50 and told to pay £100 compensation, with a £60 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

Sowden must pay a criminal courts charge of £150.

He also admitted assaulting the same woman on April 20.

- Angela Squires, 55, of Surrey Street, Portsmouth, admitted entering a flat as a trespasser and stealing a picture.

Magistrates imposed a 12-month conditional discharge.

She committed the 
offence in Surrey Street on May 28.

Squires must pay a £15 victim surcharge, £50 costs and a criminal courts charge of £180.