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One of the seven stolen signs from the Isle of Wight. Picture: Hampshire Constabulary

Warning over fears stolen vintage signs worth £1,400 could be sold in Portsmouth

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n Terry Robertson, 43, of Centrepoint, Portsmouth, admitted being drunk and disorderly on November 21 at QA Hospital and was fined £20.

Robertson also admitted assault by beating against a man on August 11 in Guildhall Walk, Portsmouth.

Magistrates imposed a two-week sentence suspended for 12 months.

n Robert Taylor, 46, of no fixed address, was jailed for six months.

He admitted having a bladed article in West Street, Fareham, on August 30.

The lock knife was ordered to be destroyed.

Taylor must pay a £115 victim surcharge.

A two-year criminal behaviour order bans him from having an open alcohol can or bottle in a public place.

He is also banned from an area of Fareham and must not sit or loiter outside.

n Mickala Sprake, 29, of Auckland Road East, Southsea, admitted assaulting a PC on July 31.

Magistrates imposed an eight-week sentence suspended for a year with £50 compensation to pay.

Sprake also admitted breaching a restraining order on the same day by going to Woodhay Walk in Havant.

She was handed a four-week concurrent suspended sentence.

n Benjamin Shaw, 28, of Curlew Gardens, Waterlooville, admitted driving without insurance.

He was fined £390 for the offence, in Dell Piece East, Waterlooville, on March 1.

Magistrates imposed a £39 victim surcharge and £200 prosecution costs.

He was banned from driving for six months.

n Ebrima Dampha, 37, of Trinity Street, Fareham, admitted assault by beating against a woman.

He committed the offence on October 14 in Trinity Street.

Magistrates jailed Dampha for eight weeks.

n Matthew Melhuish, 26, of Chewter Close, Southsea, admitted assault by beating against a man on July 30.

Magistrates imposed a 17-week prison sentence with £250 compensation to pay.

The assault happened in Clarence Parade, Southsea.

n Michael Gorman, 51, of no fixed address, admitted breaching a restraining order by going to an address in Havant on November 22.

Magistrates jailed him for 70 days.

Gorman must pay a £115 victim surcharge.

n Suzanne Fitzmaurice, 54, of St John’s Close, Hayling Island, admitted theft 
of CDs and alcohol from Asda.

She was given a 12-month conditional discharge with a £20 victim surcharge and £40 prosecution costs.