Portsmouth Magistrates' Court - latest update

Mark Henning, 55, of Fratton Way, Southsea, admitted being drunk and disorderly in Guildhall Walk on March 16.

Wednesday, 7th October 2020, 12:40 pm

Magistrates imposed a 12-month conditional discharge with £21 surcharge and £85 costs.

Morgan Martin, 18, of Hispano Avenue, Whiteley, admitted failing to give a specimen of blood on March 14 in Portsmouth.

Magistrates imposed 12-month community order with a tagged curfew between 8pm and 6am.

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He must complete 60 hours’ unpaid work and was banned for 29 months.

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

Brandon Broad, 22, of Victoria Road South, Southsea, admitted drink-driving in Court Lane on November 3.

A test showed he had 77 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

The legal limit is 35.

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He also admitted assault by beating.

He must complete 10 days' rehabilitation activities in a nine-month community order.

He was fined £400 for the driving and banned for three years.

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

Broad was fined £200 for assaulting the woman.

Connor Efford, 24, of Almondsbury Road, Paulsgrove, admitted assault in Hillsley Road on September 6 and damaging the same victim's windscreen.

He was jailed for 14 days due to his previous convictions.

Kirsty Horsted, 27, of St George's Walk, Waterlooville, admitted assaulting an emergency worker, a PCSO, by beating on February 27 in Waterlooville.

Magistrates imposed a six-month conditional discharge.

She must pay £50 compensation and £150 prosecution costs.

David Howes, 56, of Allcot Road, Copnor, admitted driving a Ford Transit while banned in Anglesea Road on March 7.

He admitted driving without an MOT.

He was fined £200 with a £32 surcharge and £85 costs to pay.

Magistrates imposed six points on his licence.

Michael Harding, 34, of Chidham Close, Havant, admitted harassment of a woman between June 10 and 14.

He made numerous unwanted calls to her - threatening her and giving abuse.

Magistrates imposed an eight-week jail term suspended for a year.

He must complete 25 days' rehabilitation activities and 60 hours' unpaid work.

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

He must pay a £128 surcharge and £85 costs.

He admitted breaching a 20-week suspended sentence for assault by beating and common assault.

This has now been extended from 12 months to two years.

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