Portsmouth Magistrates' Court - latest update on criminal cases

Christopher Pearson, 48, of Hawkesford Close, Sutton Coldfield, admitted drug-driving with a cocaine breakdown product in his blood on November 20 at Portsmouth ferry port.

Tuesday, 28th April 2020, 4:30 pm
Updated Thursday, 30th April 2020, 6:02 pm

He was fined £500, told to pay a £50 victim surcharge and £85 costs, and banned for 12 months.

Guy Pinfold, 50, of Beacon Crescent, Hindhead, admitted drink-driving on the M27 at Portsmouth on February 18.

A test showed he had 55 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath. The limit is 35.

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He was fined £500, banned for 12 months, and must pay a £50 victim surcharge and £85 costs. He also admitted having no insurance or MoT and was fined £250 for the insurance.

Carlos Santos, 23, of Brushwood Grove, Emsworth, admitted failing to provide a specimen of blood on February 18 at Portsmouth's investigation centre.

Magistrates imposed a 12-month community order with 80 hours' unpaid work. He was banned for 18 months and must pay £90 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

Natalie Stewart, 34, of Spenlow Close, Buckland, admitted stealing £96 worth of alcohol from Morrisons in Portsmouth on February 17.

She was given a three-month prison term suspended for a year, and must pay a £122 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

Razvan-Mircea Stinga, 30, of Marlborough Road, Forest Gate, London, admitted cannabis drug-driving in Crossways Road, Grayshott, on November 22.

He was fined £450 with £45 victim surcharge, £85 costs and was banned for 12 months.

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Daniel Jackman, 44, care of Mabey Close, Gosport, admitted stealing £35 worth of Champagne from Morrisons on August 3 last year in Gosport, and £66 worth of alcohol from the same store on February 16.

He was given six weeks' jail suspended for a year. He admitted failing to comply with the requirements of a community order and was fined £30.

Victoria McLellan, 19, of London Road, Widley, admitted joint fraud by false representation using a debit card not in her name on April 18, and jointly taking a vehicle without consent on the same day.

She was given a 10-month community order with 15 days' rehabilitation activities and 40 hours' unpaid work and must pay £20 compensation.

She admitted assault by beating on July 12 last year and must pay £100 compensation.

Steve Raynor, 35, of Blendworth Crescent, Leigh Park, admitted theft of headphones and printer cartridges worth £155 from Portsmouth City Council on November 28.

He received a conditional discharge for six months and must pay £155 compensation.

Janine Whittaker, 47, of Thrush Walk, Wecock Farm, admitted stealing candles, sweets, coffee, irons and a vacuum cleaner all worth £179.78 from B&M in Portsmouth on January 7.

She was given a 12-month conditional discharge, and must pay a £21 victim surcharge and £29 costs.

A foil-lined bag was forfeited and will be destroyed.