Portsmouth Magistrates' Court - latest update

Jimmy Andrews, 24, of Guildford Road, Fratton, was found guilty of hacing a knuckle duster in Market Parade, Havant, on April 18.

Tuesday, 29th September 2020, 2:25 pm
Updated Tuesday, 29th September 2020, 4:59 pm

Magistrates imposed a six-month conditional discharge with £22 surcharge.

An order was made that the weapon must be destroyed.

Mehdi Abid, 19, of Campbell Road, Southsea, admitted assault by beating on January 30 in Portsmouth.

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Magistrates imposed a two-year conditional discharge with £450 compensation.

He must pay £85 costs.

Connor Smith, 27, of St John's Square, Gosport, admitted having several ounces of cannabis, a class B drug on May 27.

He was fined £350 with a £34 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

An order was made that the drug must be destroyed.

Matthew Diamond, 52, of Howe Road, Gosport, was jailed for four months.

He admitting assault by beating on August 2, damaging property and sending a threatening message.

He admitted having a knife on August 3.

Magistrates were told he ransacked a property and brandished a knife.

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Hamza Ali, 20, of Stubbington Avenue, Copnor, admitted having cannabis, a class B drug on June 4.

Magistrates fined him £80 with £34 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

An order was made that the drug must be destroyed.

Benjamin Austin, 35, of London Road, Purbrook, admitted cannabis drug-driving in Eastern Road, Portsmouth, on February 7.

Magistrates fined him £120 with a 12-month ban.

He must pay a £32 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

Lewis Etherington, 26, of Blendworth Crescent, Leigh Park, admitted ketamine drug-driving on January 20 in Bedhampton Hill.

Magistrates fined him £415 with a £42 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

He was banned from driving for 42 months.

Clive King, 73, of St Margaret's Lane, Titchfield, was found guilty of drink-driving in High Street, Titchfield, on December 1 last year.

A test revealed he had 70 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

The legal limit is 35.

Magistrates fined him £311 with a 19-month ban.

He must pay a £32 victim surcharge and £350 prosecution costs.

Christopher Hawnt, 30, of Belvoir Close, Fareham, admitted assault by beating.

Magistrates imposed a four-week jail term suspended for a year. He used his shod foot as a weapon and strangled the woman.

Hawnt must complete 80 hours' unpaid work and 15 days' rehabilitation activities.

A restraining order bans him from contacting the victim for two years.

He must pay £500 compensation.

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