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In The Dock

PUBLISHED: 06:59 28 February 2017 | UPDATED: 07:00 28 February 2017

North Somerset Courthouse.

North Somerset Courthouse.


The following court cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse near Weston-super-Mare between February 3-10.

* Daniel Mann (23), of Tetbury Gardens, Nailsea. Drink-driving: Fined £691 and ordered to pay £85 costs and £69 victim surcharge and also banned from driving for two years.

* Reece Baker (20), of Braikenridge Close, Clevedon. Driving without due care and attention: Fined £120 and ordered to pay £85 costs and £30 victim surcharge, banned from driving for 12 months. Failure to stop when ordered by a police officer: No separate penalty. Driving without a licence: No separate penalty. Driving without insurance: No separate penalty.

* Mark Penfold (48), of Cleeve Hill Road, Cleeve. Breach of restraining order: Sent to prison for four weeks, ordered to pay £85 costs and £115 victim surcharge.

* Bradley Prosser (22), of Briary Road, Portishead. Driving without due care and attention: Fined £290 and ordered to pay £85 costs and £30 victim surcharge, banned from driving for six months.

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