Portsmouth Magistrates' Court list - latest update on criminal cases

Gary Miller, 49, of Milton Road, Portsmouth, admitted stealing meat worth £18.30 from Sainsbury's in Albert Road, Southsea, on October 1.

Friday, 27th March 2020, 9:19 am
Updated Monday, 30th March 2020, 11:09 am

He must pay £18.30 compensation.

Eugen Budeanu, 49, of Fratton Way, Portsmouth, was found guilty of failing to promptly notify Portsmouth City Council he and his wife were in work while claiming a council tax reduction between April 1 2014 and October 14 2018.

Magistrates imposed a two-year conditional discharge with £21 victim surcharge and £620 prosecution costs.

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He was also convicted of failing to notify the council about his housing benefit claim changing.

Robert Harms, 32, of Dunsbury Way, Leigh Park, admitted using homophobic threatening or abusive words or disorderly behaviour causing harassment, alarm or distress on July 10.

Magistrates imposed a 12-month conditional discharge with £350 compensation to pay.

He must also pay £85 prosecution costs.

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Courtney Rice, 19, of St Vincent Road, Gosport, admitted two charges of fraud by trying to sell two Amazon tablets at CEX on July 28, three charges of joint theft of a TV and two Amazon tablets.

She admitted joint theft of a phone from the same victim.

She admitted breaching a conditional discharge and suspended sentence for previous damage, public order and theft offences.

Magistrates imposed a five-month and 21-day term in a young offenders' institute.

Teresa Harfield, 57, of Brockenhurst Avenue, Leigh Park, was found guilty of theft of £150 from Barclays Bank on October 18, 2018.

She was also convicted of stealing £1,940 from the same Waterlooville branch on the same day.

Harfield must pay £500 compensation.

Magistrates imposed a two-year conditional discharge.

Neil Kerton, 52, of Forest Road, Waltham Chase, admitted speeding above 30mph in Southwick Road, North Boarhunt, on July 15.

He was fined £120 with a £32 victim surcharge.

Magistrates imposed five points on his licence.

David Baker, 35, of Stafford Road, Petersfield, admitted speeding above 30mph in Winchester Road, Langrish, on July 31.

Magistrates imposed a £100 fine with £32 victim surcharge.

Magistrates imposed three points on his licence.

Ashley Rippon, 28, of Laburnum Road, Waterlooville, admitted dropping a cigarette butt outside the Job Centre in Elmleigh Road, Havant, on May 2, 2018.

He was fined £80 with a £30 victim surcharge.