In the Courts – latest update

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

- Sherilee Huntley, 36, of Howard Road, Hilsea, admitted stealing four cans of Steall worth £3.75 from McColl’s newsagents.

She also admitted committing the offence during a suspended sentence for five thefts.

Magistrates imposed a 56-day prison sentence suspended for six months.

She must pay a victim surcharge of £60 for the April 7 offence in Portsmouth.

- Garrod Phillips, 50 of Estella Road, Buckland, admitted assaulting a woman by beating her.

Magistrates imposed a community order with a 32-day Building Better Relationships course and 40 hours unpaid work.

He was handed a restraining order banning him from contacting the woman or enter a road in Gosport.

He must pay a £60 victim surcharge and £620 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service.

- Ria Clarke, 30, of King Albert Street, Landport, admitted stealing food and alcohol worth £200 from Marks & Spencer in Fareham.

She committed the offence on February 14.

She also admitted stealing £200 of food and meat from the same store on February 12.

Clarke further admitted stealing nine pairs of flip-flops worth £220 from New Look on February 17 in Portsmouth.

Magistrates jailed her for three months.

- Piotr Pikosz, 38, of West Street, Fareham, admitted assaulting a woman by beating her.

Magistrates imposed a three-month jail sentence suspended for 12 months.

A restraining order was imposed banning him from contacting the woman except for under certain circumstances.

He must pay a £80 victim surcharge, £85 costs and a £150 criminal courts charge.

- Joshua Smith, 21, of Wavell Road, Gosport, was banned from driving for two years.

He was found guilty of drink-driving in Magennis Close while driving a Ford Fiesta on December 13.

A test revealed he had 95 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood, more than the 80 milligrams limit.

He must pay a £165 fine for the offence, a £20 victim surcharge and £100 prosecution costs.

Magistrates imposed no separate penalty after finding him guilty of driving the car without third party insurance and without a licence.

- Zachary Nailor, 25, of The Drift, Rowlands Castle, admitted assaulting a woman by beating.

He was given a community order with 100 hours unpaid work for the February 15 offence.

He must pay £200 compensation, a £60 victim surcharge and £40 costs.