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In The Dock

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse between October 19 and November 1:

Three men have admitted blowing up and stealing a cash machine in an overnight raid in Long Ashton.

Long Ashton

A 43-year-old man has denied breaking into a charity shop and stealing hundreds of pounds.

Portishead Pill

A Portishead teenager has been jailed after deliberately setting fire to a lorry.


Exclusive: Wraxall man found dead on friend’s sofa

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

A Wraxall man went to sleep at a friend’s house and never woke up after taking cocaine and heroin, a coroner has concluded.


In The Dock

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

The following court cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse between October 12-18:

A Clevedon man has been ordered to carry out 12 months community service and handed a restraining order after being found guilty of assaulting a woman and a child.


In The Dock

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The following court cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse between September 23 and October 10:

Two men have been charged after a break-in at a Clevedon supermarket.


A carer who was found guilty of assaulting a Clevedon man with Down’s syndrome has been given a suspended sentence and ordered to carry out community service.

A man who fired a sawn-off shotgun into a Wrington pub’s floor has been jailed for six years, despite being left unconscious in an incident following the fiery confrontation.

A man, who is accused of drinking alcohol and taking drugs before getting into a car and killing a Nailsea teenager in a crash, has appeared in court.

Nailsea Yatton

Clevedon rapist admits attack on girl

Monday, October 10, 2016

A Clevedon man has admitted raping a girl aged under 13.


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