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n Mary Baxter, 37, care of Estella Road, Buckland, admitted two counts of theft on February 5 and 18.

Magistrates imposed a community order with a drug rehabilitation requirement for six months.

She must pay a £60 victim surcharge and £21 compensation.

n Samuel Timms, 37, of no fixed address, admitted being drunk and disorderly in Palmerston Road, Southsea, on May 29.

He was fined £50 with a £30 victim surcharge and detained in court.

Timms also admitted breaching a conditional discharge for being drunk and disorderly and was fined £50 for the original offence.

n David Trowse, 53, of Percy Road, Southsea, admitted one count of making 267 indecent photographs of children.

He committed the offence between April 7 in 2014 and April 16 in 2015.

Magistrates imposed a community order with 60 days of rehabilitation activities.

Trowse must pay a £60 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.

He must sign the sex offenders’ register for five years.

Computer equipment was ordered to be destroyed.

n Sophie Wood, 25, of Hampshire Street, Fratton, admitted stealing food and milk worth £7.63 from Tesco on May 3.

She was fined £50 and detained in court.

Wood also admitted failing to surrender to custody and was fined £25.

n Melanie Geer, 37, of Soberton Road, Havant, admitted wilfully obstructing the free passage along the A27 at Emsworth on June 18.

She was fined £80 with a £30 victim surcharge.

n Joanne Foster, 30 of Montague Road, North End, admitted stealing £230.40 worth of alcohol from Waitrose on June 17.

She was sentenced to four weeks in prison for the theft and must pay £40 compensation.

Foster also admitted breaching a suspended sentence for a previous theft. That was activated and she was jailed to six weeks in total.

n Daniel Stevenson, 32, of Washington Road, Emsworth, admitted criminal damage to a door lock and glass panels in Hayling Avenue, Baffins, on April 3.

He was fined £500 with a £50 victim fee and £185 prosecution costs to pay.

n Benjamin Finley, 28, of Hilton Road, Gosport, was jailed for 180 days after admitting two counts of assault by beating.

He assaulted two people on June 15, making one think she would be stabbed and causing the other to be unconscious.

Finley also admitted breaching a suspended sentence for assault and this was activated.