Portsmouth Magistrates' Court - latest update on criminal cases

Here’s a selection of cases that have been heard by Portsmouth magistrates recently.

Friday, 24th January 2020, 4:56 pm
Updated Sunday, 26th January 2020, 4:50 pm

Karle Woolmer, 36, of Sackville Street, Southsea, admitted resisting a police officer on November 20 at his address.

Magistrates imposed a 12-month conditional discharge with £21 victim surcharge and £50 prosecution costs.

He also admitted failing to surrender to custody at court on December 31 and was detained in court.

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Gina Davies, 47, of Brooks Walk, Clanfield, admitted drink-driving on January 25.

A test revealed she had 58 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

The limit is 35.

Magistrates fined her £323 with a £32 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.

Magistrates banned her for a year.

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Davies also admitted failing to co-operate with a roadside breath test but received no separate penalty.

Stephen Read, 29, of Blendworth Crescent, Havant, admitted jointly burgling Copnor Snooker Club and taking cash and a charity tin for the Rocky Appeal.

He also admitted having two knives in London Road.

Magistrates imposed a 12-month community order with 20 days' rehabilitation activities and 100 hours' unpaid work.

Read must pay £150 compensation.

Katie Dodson, 34, of Elm Grove, Southsea, admitted two charges of drink-driving relating to cocaine and a cocaine byproduct on September 13 in Lake Road.

Dodson admitted having heroin, a class A drug.

Magistrates imposed a six-month community order with 10 days' rehabilitation activities.

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

Dodson was banned from driving for 12 months.

The heroin must be destroyed.

Brett Thorne, 39, of Zeus Lane, Crookhorn, admitted failing to comply with supervision requirements.

He was jailed for seven days.

Wayne Crossley, 29, of Chale Close, Gosport, admitted using threatening or abusive words or behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress in Gosport High Street on December 15.

Crossley was fined £450 with a £45 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

Harry Lemon, 21, of Beresford Road, North End, admitted cannabis drug-driving on August 1 in Alex Way, Hilsea.

Lemon was fined £850 with an £85 victim surcharge, £85 costs and three-year driving ban.

Jake Newman, 22, of HMP Lewes, admitted jointly stealing £423.47 worth of goods from Asda on November 1 in Waterlooville.

Magistrates imposed a two-year conditional discharge with £200 compensation to pay.