Portsmouth Magistrates' Court - latest update on criminal cases

Oliver Harmston, 19, of Jervis Drive, Gosport, admitted two charges of drug-driving in Brockhurst Road, Gosport, on January 28.

By Ben Fishwick
Wednesday, 25th March 2020, 2:56 pm
Updated Friday, 27th March 2020, 3:47 pm

Magistrates banned him for two years.

He received a 12-month community order with 100 hours' unpaid work.

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

Portsmouth Magistrates' Court Picture: Chris Moorhouse Saturday 3rd November 2018 FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Stephen Hewlett, 25, of St Georges Walk, Gosport, admitted cannabis drug-driving in Avery Lane, Gosport, on October 19.

He was fined £400 with a £40 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs.

Magistrates imposed a 12-month driving ban.

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James West, 43, of Alver Bridge View, Gosport, admitted two charges of cocaine drug-driving on October 18 in Beauchamp Avenue, Gosport.

He was fined £120 with a 12-month ban.

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

Helen Frisby, 61, of Tichborne Grove, Leigh Park, admitted assault by beating and criminal damage on January 5.

Magistrates imposed a 12-month community order with three-month alcohol treatment requirement.

She must complete 20 days' rehabilitation activities.

Frisby must pay a £90 victim surcharge.

Anna Parham, 46, of Rochford Road, Wymering, admitted sending grossly offensive, or indecent, obscene or menacing messages between September 4 and 19.

Magistrates imposed a 12-month community order with 25 days' rehabilitation activities and 80 hours' unpaid work.

She must pay a £90 victim surcharge.

Anthony Alder, 50, of Charnwood, Gosport, admitted failing to provide a urine test when under investigation on February 5.

He admitted driving without insurance in Newgate Lane, Fareham, on the same day.

And he admitted failing to surrender to custody on February 20.

He was fined £145 with a £32 victim surcharge and banned for 12 months.

Mark Henderson, 50, of Highbury Grove, Cosham, admitted stealing six bottles of Champagne from Marks and Spencer in Chichester on August 8.

He was fined £50 with a £32 victim surcharge but was detained in court instead.

No action was taken on a breach of a conditional discharge for shoplifting.

Leanne Taylor, 33, of Guildford Road, Fratton, admitted five charges of fraud by false representation - pretending to be a man to get credit - for three years between 2014-2017.

Magistrates imposed a 26-week term suspended for a year.

She must complete 10 days' rehabilitation activities.

Taylor must pay a £122 victim surcharge and £200 prosecution costs.