Portsmouth man who stole three TVs worth £2,200 is jailed for four months

DEFENDANTS at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court have been sentenced for their crimes.

Tuesday, 9th March 2021, 1:45 pm

Peter McCormack, 41, of Outram Road, Southsea, admitted assault by beating on March 31 last year.

Magistrates imposed a 12-month conditional discharge with £200 compensation, £20 surcharge and £85 costs.

John Marsh, 40, of Fourth Avenue, Wymering, admitted jointly stealing three TVs from Arrow XL. They were worth £2,200 and he stole them on March 15.

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Magistrates jailed him for four months.

He carried out the crime six weeks after being handed a suspended sentence for a public order offence in Havant Road, Drayton, on January 30 last year.

Connie Bryant, 19, of Second Avenue, Drayton, admitted drink-driving in Nancy Road in Fratton on August 29 last year.

A breath test revealed that she had 51 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35.

Magistrates fined her £80 with a £34 surcharge and £85 costs.

She was banned from driving for a year.

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Louie Hurd, 23, of Rival Moor Road, Petersfield, admitted drink-driving in Harvest Drive, Petersfield, on August 28.

A breath test revealed he had 75 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

He was fined £276 with a £34 surcharge and £85 costs.

He was banned from driving for three years.

A previous suspended sentence for burglary was extended as magistrates said it was unjust to send him to jail.

Thomas Wodecki, 33, of Bayliffes Close, Chippenham in Wiltshire, admitted drink-driving in Queens Road in Portsmouth on August 29 last year.

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

Magistrates fined him £300 with a 12-month ban. He must pay a £34 surcharge and £85 costs.

Shane Wadey, 48, of Ardington Rise, Widley, admitted drink-driving on the A27 at Farlington on August 30.

Magistrates banned him for 17 months after he was caught in a Ford Transit.

A test revealed he was more than double the limit of 35.

He had 88 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

Wadey was fined £350 with a £35 victim surcharge and £85 costs to pay.

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