In the dock

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between August 25 and October 14:

* John Penketh (36), of The Orchards, Pill. Drink-driving: Fined �320 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge, and banned from driving for 14 months. Breach of suspended sentence: Ordered to carry out 50 hours’ unpaid community work.

* Lawrence Parsons (28), of Rhyne View, Nailsea. Theft: Four-month community order with two-month curfew, ordered to pay �462.04 compensation, plus �85 costs.

* Thomas Dwyer (62), of Mead Road, Portishead. Drink-driving: Fined �150 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for 16 months.

* Craig Roberts (27), of Churchill Avenue, Clevedon. Two counts of assault: Four months in prison, suspended for 24 months, ordered to pay �50 compensation plus �85 costs. Three counts of criminal damage: No separate penalty.


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* Max William-Arther (20), of Bull Lane, Pill. Criminal damage: 18-month conditional discharge.

* Jordan Glover (20), of Riverway, Nailsea. Drink-driving: Fined �280 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge,

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* Kevin Murphy (36), of The Grove, Wraxall. Theft: Fined �65 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge.

* Ken Rees-Teucher (26), of Highlands Road, Portishead. Drink-driving: Fined �160 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for 20 months.

* Marc Eyles (38), of Castle Road, Clevedon. Drink-driving: Fined �400 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for 40 months.

* Paul Brunton (40), of Hillview Avenue, Clevedon. Drink-driving: Fined �300 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for 12 months.

* George Colston (21), of Channel View Crescent, Portishead. Theft: Six-month community order with four-week curfew, ordered to pay �1,200 compensation plus �85 costs.

* Matt Evans (21), of Gordano View, Portishead. Theft: Six-month community order with four-week curfew, ordered to pay �1,200 compensation plus �85 costs.

* Godfrey Rees (67), of Westway, Nailsea. Driving without due care and attention: Fined �215 plus �35 costs and �15 victim surcharge, licence endorsed with five penalty points.

* Gemma Hunt (24), of Coleridge Vale Road South, Clevedon. Drink-driving: Fined �220 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for 24 months.

* Joshua Noon (19), of Oldville Road, Clevedon. Theft: Fined �150 plus �200 compensation, ordered to pay �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge.

* Susan Ealdon (58), of Marine Parade, Pill. Causing unnecessary suffering to an animal: Six-month community order with four-month curfew, ordered to pay �500 costs.

* Brian Martin (65), of Marine Parade, Pill. Causing unnecessary suffering to an animal: Six-month community order with four-month curfew, ordered to pay �500 costs.

* Joey Hale (25), of Moorfield Road, Backwell. Threatening behaviour: One-year community order with 17-week curfew, ordered to pay �85 costs.

* Shaun Kenny (44), of Cheviot Meadow, Portishead. Drink-driving: Fined �120 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for 20 months.

* Martin Sharp (43), of Newsome Avenue, Pill. Drink-driving: Fined �630, ordered to pay �625 costs and banned from driving for 20 months. Failure to report an accident: No separate penalty.

* Derek Nutt (67), of Westway, Nailsea. Assault occasioning actual bodily harm: One-year community order with 16-week curfew, ordered to carry out 60 hours’ unpaid community work, and pay �750 compensation plus �445 costs. Two counts of assault: Three-year restraining order.

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