Portsmouth thief jailed again for shoplifting in Co-op - ignoring Asbo-style order banning him from stores

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

By Ben Fishwick
Sunday, 25th April 2021, 2:29 pm

Jay Marsh, 30, of Hudson Road, Southsea, was jailed for eight weeks.

He admitted stealing £48.50 worth of goods from Co-op in Tangier Road, Baffins, on April 21 - just shortly after being released from jail.

He admitted flouting a criminal behaviour order banning him from all Co-op stores in Portsmouth.

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Portsmouth Magistrates' Court. Picture: Chris Moorhouse

He must pay a £128 surcharge.

Christopher Spybey, 43, of Thrush Walk, Leigh Park, Cowplain, admitted threatening damage windows in a house on April 20 in Linford Court.

He also admitted assaulting an emergency worker by beating, a police officer, and using racist threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour.

He admitted assault and handling stolen goods from One Stop on the same day, and having cannabis in custody.

He admitted flouting a suspended sentence for two charges of assaulting an emergency worker by beating.

He was jailed for 34 weeks and must pay £150 compensation.

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Sarah Collins, 40, of Firgrove Lane, North Boarhunt, admitted driving while banned on January 24 and driving without insurance.

Magistrates imposed a 12-month community order with 40 hours' unpaid work.

She must pay a £90 surcharge and £85 cots.

She was banned for six months.

Paul Fisher, 52, of Festing Road, Southsea, admitted drink-driving in Albert Road, Southsea, on January 16.

He was fined £120 and banned for a year.

A breath test revealed he had 52 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

The legal limit is 35. He must pay a £30 surcharge and £85 costs.

Rutendo Matengambiri, 19, of Stanley Road, Stamshaw, admitted two charges of having class A drugs - crack cocaine and heroin.

Magistrates imposed a two-year conditional discharge with £22 surcharge.

The 2.2g of crack cocaine and 2.34g of heroin must be destroyed. He was detained in court but this was deemed served.

Kelvin Stapley, 47, of Kingsland Close, Paulsgrove, admitted assault occasioning actual bodily harm in Portsmouth on July 23.

Magistrates imposed a 12-month community order with 10 days' rehabilitation activities and 50 hours' unpaid work.

A restraining order bans him from contacting the victim for a year.

He must pay £100 compensation, a £95 surcharge and £85 costs.

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