In the dock

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between April 30-June 8:

* Wayne Brooks (27), of Wakedean Gardens, Yatton. Drink-driving: Fined �300 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for 24 months.

* Trevor Parker (42), of Rectory Close, Wraxall. Failure to provide a breath specimen: Fined �420 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for 12 months.

* Jack Read (18), of St Michaels Avenue, Clevedon. Theft: 12-month conditional discharge, ordered to pay �8 compensation plus �85 costs.

* Michael Pallent (63), of Old Park Road, Clevedon. Failure to stop after an accident: Fined �1,200 plus �650 costs and �15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for 42 days. Driving without due care and attention: No separate penalty. Failure to report an accident: No separate penalty.


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* Edward Bishop (76), of Glebe Avenue, Portishead. Drink-driving: Fined �225 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for three years.

* Rachael Drewett (44), of High Street, Nailsea. Drink-driving: One-year community order, ordered to pay �85 costs and banned from driving for 28 months. Failure to stop after an accident: No separate penalty.

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* Lee Parnaby (20), of Bristol Road, Portishead. Criminal damage: Sent to prison for 14 days. Breach of suspended sentence: Sent to prison for three months (concurrent).

* Deborah Juckes (53), of Blakeney Grove, Nailsea. Driving without due care and attention: Fined �265 plus �35 costs and �15 victim surcharge, licence endorsed with six penalty points.

* Lee Mitchell (23), of St Michaels Avenue, Clevedon. Possession of class B drug: 18-month community order with requirement to carry out 80 hours’ unpaid community work, one-year restraining order, ordered to pay �85 costs. Assault: No separate penalty.

* Sarah Phillipson (22), of Kenn Road, Clevedon. Threatening behaviour: Six-month community order. Two counts of assaulting a police officer: Ordered to pay �75 compensation plus �85 costs.

* Stuart Weeks (55), of Silver Street, Nailsea. Two counts of assault: Eight-week community order with curfew, ordered to pay �250 compensation plus �150 costs.

* Sean Weeks (23), of Silver Street, Nailsea. Two counts of assault: Eight-week community order with curfew, ordered to pay �100 compensation plus �150 costs.

* John Ashley (47), of Hillside Cottage, Wrington. Breach of restraining order: Two-year community order, ordered to pay �85 costs.

* Lee Dean (20), of Orchard Close, Flax Bourton. Two counts of assault: Sent to prison for four months, ordered to obey 18-month restraining order. Criminal damage: No separate penalty.

* Caroline Balsdon (30), of Forth Avenue, Portishead. Failure to provide proper diet for pet: Fined �110 plus �100 costs and �15 victim surcharge, banned from keeping animals for two years. Failure to provide animal with suitable environment: No separate penalty. Failure to provide proper care for animal: No separate penalty.

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