Portsmouth Magistrates' Court - latest update

DEFENDANTS at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court have been sentenced for their crimes.

Friday, 16th October 2020, 11:19 am

Matthew Kerley, 26, of Mayles Lane, Knowle, admitted driving while banned in his street on June 24 in a Honda Jazz.

He admitted driving without insurance and failing to comply with supervision after being released from jail.

He was fined £170 and banned for three months.

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Hampshire traffic police in 2015. Picture: Ian Hargreaves (151954-7)

He must pay a £34 surcharge and £145 costs.

Mark Young, 48, of Deal Road, Cosham, admitted failing to comply with post-prison supervision.

He was fined £50 with £60 costs to pay.

Danny Conaghan, 31, of Sywell Crescent, Anchorage Park, admitted harassing a woman between January 14 and 24.

He sent her text messages and emails.

He admitted sending her a malicious communication on January 11.

Magistrates imposed a 12-week term suspended for a year.

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

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

Conaghan admitted flouting a suspended sentence for harassment.

But a judge said it was unjust to send him to jail as he now has a job and is working with probation.

He was fined £200 with a £122 surcharge and £85 costs.

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Brandon Purcell, 19, of Oglander Road, Winchester, admitted damaging a TV in Brook Close, Swanmore, on March 21.

He must pay £500 compensation.

David Bamber, 73, of Kingston Road, Fratton, was found guilty of using religiously-aggravated threatening or abusive words or behaviour causing harassment, alarm or distress on March 11 last year at Fratton station.

Bamber was fined £120 with a £30 victim surcharge and £120 costs.

David Heard, 46, of Cumberland Street, Portsea, admitted stealing a pair of £34.99 boots from Deichmann in Portsmouth on December 28.

He was fined £50 with a £32 victim surcharge.

Emma Jones, 34, of Charden Road, Gosport, admitted driving without insurance on January 3.

Magistrates fined him £180 with a £32 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

Jones was banned from driving for six months.

Alexandra Roberts, 42, of Gosport Road, Fareham, admitted driving without insurance on December 23 and without a licence in Gregson Avenue.

She was fined £120 with a six-month ban.

She must pay a £32 surcharge and £85 costs.

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