Portsmouth Magistrates' Court - latest update on criminal cases

Here’s our latest update from Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court.

Wednesday, 3rd July 2019, 6:42 pm
Updated Sunday, 7th July 2019, 6:22 pm

Charlene Preston, 37, of Robin Gardens, Waterlooville, admitted failing to surrender to custody at Portsmouth Magistrates' Court on May 14.

She also admitted assaulting a PC by beating on April 26.

Magistrates imposed a community order with 15 days' rehabilitation activities.

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Portsmouth Magistrates' Court. Picture: Chris Moorhouse

She must pay £50 compensation and £85 costs.

George Hatherley, 24, of Birdlip Road, admitted interfering with a car on April 28 in Portsmouth.

He admitted criminal damage to two other cars on the same day.

Magistrates fined him £200 with a £30 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.

Ian Whitear, 62, of St Michaels Road, Locks Heath, admitted assault occasioning actual bodily harm on February 6 and criminal damage to a phone.

Magistrates imposed a community order with 20 days' rehabilitation activities.

He must pay an £85 victim surcharge.

Paul Devlin, 43, of Yarborough Road, Southsea, admitted assault by beating in Portsmouth on April 19.

He admitted breaching a suspended sentence for burglary.

Magistrates fined him £50 for the assault and extended the jail term to 16-weeks suspended for 18 months instead of 12.

He must pay a £30 victim surcharge.

Stuart Jenkins, 56, of Waterloo Road, Havant, was found guilty of having a weapon designed to discharge electrical current for incapacitation on October 20 last year.

He admitted to having cannabis, a class B drug, and cocaine and heroin, class A drugs, on the same day.

Magistrates imposed a community order with 100 hours' unpaid work.

He must pay an £85 victim surcharge and £100 costs.

The weapon and drugs must be destroyed.

Daniel Lock, 36, of Garstons Close, Fareham, admitted drink-driving in Gunwharf Quays on December 14.

A test revealed 78 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The limit is 35.

Magistrates fined him £500 with a £50 victim surcharge and £105 costs to pay.

Lock was banned from driving for a year.

Stuart Jones, 41, of Highlawn Way, Havant, admitted drink-driving in Gladys Avenue in Portsmouth on April 17.

A test revealed she had 62 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

Jones was fined £120 with £30 victim surcharge.

Magistrates banned Jones from driving for 17 months.