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n Stuart Emmerson, 35, of Cranbury Road, Southampton, admitted driving while using a mobile phone on June 9 in Victoria Road.

He committed the offence contrary to HM Naval Base Portsmouth byelaws 1981.

He must pay a £220 fine, a £30 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs..

n John Fletcher, 54, of Kimbridge Crescent, Havant, admitted drink-driving on June 8 in Malwood Close, Havant.

A test revealed he had 69 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, nearly double the 35mcg legal limit.

Magistrates banned him from driving for 20 months and fined him £290.

He must pay a £30 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.

n James Gray, 36, of Mousehole Road, Portsmouth, admitted theft of deodorants and washing liquid worth £40.67 from a Co-op in Portchester on May 27.

He was fined £120 with a £30 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.

n Daniel Lawes, 34, of Hamble Road, Gosport, admitted stealing items from Steven White.

Magistrates imposed an 18-month conditional discharge for the offence on April 30.

He must pay £400 in compensation, a £20 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.

n David Croucher, 38, of York Road, Maidstone, was banned from driving for six months for using a mobile phone while driving.

He was caught on the A27 westbound at Havant on October 16 last year.

He was fined £165 with a £20 victim surcharge and £100 prosecution costs.

Magistrates banned him due to repeat offending.

n Melanie Pocock, 30, of Ham Lane, Gosport, was jailed for seven days.

She admitted stealing alcohol worth £258.42 from Co-op on March 3 in Fareham.

She was already serving a prison term when sentenced.

n Grzegorz Kulakowski, 46, of Apsley Road, Portsmouth, admitted criminal damage to a window worth £100 at Changing Places in Portsmouth on February 13.

Magistrates imposed a six-month conditional discharge.

He must pay £100 compensation, a £20 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.

n Dion Hancock, 22, of Locks Road, Locks Heath, admitted criminal damage to a wall, a mirror and a fridge worth £300 in Havant on May 11.

Magistrates imposed a six-month conditional discharge.

He has no means to pay compensation.

n Matthew Bell, 26, of Bracken Close, Lee-on-the-Solent, admitted two counts of failing to comply with a community order.

He was fined £100 for the original offence of assault by beating, committed on June 27. He must pay £50 costs and received no separate penalty for criminal damage.