Latest update on criminal cases from Portsmouth Magistrates' Court

Max Watson, 21, of Leominster Road, Portsmouth, admitted failing to comply with unpaid work in September and October and was fined £50 with £50 costs.

Sunday, 1st December 2019, 6:00 am
Updated Sunday, 1st December 2019, 3:43 pm

Salahaldeen Altahaineh, 19, of Warnford Crescent, Havant, admitted having cannabis and cocaine, class B and A drugs, in Southsea on December 15.

Magistrates fined him £160 with a £30 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

He was detained in court.

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The drugs must be forfeited and destroyed.

Giorgio Arnaudo, 27, of Marlborough Road, Gosport, was convicted of three charges of assault by beating in February.

Magistrates imposed a 17-week jail term suspended for a year with two-year restraining order.

Arnaudo must complete 200 hours' unpaid work and 20 days' rehabilitation activities.

He must pay a £115 victim surcharge and £620 costs.

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Stephen Bracegirdle, 38, of Andrew Close, Baffins, admitted two charges of harassment between October 1 and 13.

Magistrates imposted a 12-month community order with 20 days' rehabilitation activities and 200 hours' unpaid work.

He must pay a £90 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

Amy Mihell, 28, of no fixed address, admitted stealing £51 worth of confectionery from Tesco on November 6.

She admitted taking £20 worth on November 3 and £106.50 worth on October 17.

She also admitted failing to comply with post-sentence supervision on August 18.

Magistrates jailed her for 28 days.

Ryan Dean, 25, High Street, Cosham, admitted failing to provide a specimen of breath on September 2.

He also admitted failing to turn up at court on October 21.

Magistrates imposed a 24-month community order with 10 days' rehabilitation activities and 200 hours' unpaid work.

Dean was banned from driving for 29 months.

He must pay a £90 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.

Brett Cooke, 41, of no fixed address, admitted theft of jumpers worth £40 from Marks and Spencer on October 23 in Portsmouth.

He also admitted breaching a community order for fraud.

Magistrates imposed a 12-month community order with a six-month drug rehabilitation requirement and 20 days' rehabilitation activities.

He must pay a £90 victim surcharge.

Thanusan Ganeswaran, 19, of St Albans Close, Guildford, admitted drink-driving in Arundel Street, Landport, on October 23.

A breath test revealed he had 49 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The limit is 35.

Magistrates fined him £80 with a £32 victim surcharge.

He was banned from driving for a year.