In the dock

The following cases were completed at North Somerset Courthouse between July 27 and August 16:

* Martin Hearne (52), of Clevedon Court, Clevedon. Drink-driving: Fined �160 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for 17 months. Driving without a licence: Fined �55. Driving without insurance: Fined �160. Failure to surrender: Fined �160.

* Martin Smart (45), of Star Lane, Pill. Drink-driving: Fined �350 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for 12 months.

* Ricky Smith (22), of Churchill Avenue, Clevedon. Assault: Sent to prison for four months. Failure to surrender: One week in prison (consecutive).

* Arron Crew (22), of Coleridge Vale Road North, Clevedon. Two counts of offering to supply class B drugs: 12-month community order, ordered to carry out 200 hours’ unpaid community work and pay �85 costs. Two counts of possessing class B drugs: No separate penalty.


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* Joe McIntyre (33), of Heywood Road, Pill. Theft: 24 weeks in prison, suspended for two years, ordered to obey six-month curfew and pay �1,000 compensation, ordered to pay �85 costs.

* Jack Read (18), of Westbourne Crescent, Clevedon. Three counts of theft: Four-month community order and curfew, ordered to pay �27 compensation plus �85 costs. Breach of conditional discharge: No separate penalty. Threatening behaviour: Ordered to pay �85 costs. Failure to surrender: No separate penalty.

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* Paul Stephens (27), of Fryth House, Wraxall. Drink-driving: Fined �240 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for 12 months.

* Niamh Lovett (24), of The Martins, Portishead. Two counts of failure to meet needs of animal: Fined �110 plus �100 costs and �15 victim surcharge, banned from keeping animals for five years.

* Mitchell Scott (19), of Butterfield Park, Clevedon. Assault: Sent to prison for four months.

* Adam Dymock (25), of Woodview Drive, Cleeve. Theft: 12-month community order with requirement to carry out 60 hours’ unpaid community work, ordered to pay �85 costs. Possession of class B drug: No separate penalty. Criminal damage: No separate penalty.

* Paul Warr (40), of Fosse Way, Nailsea. Drink-driving: Fined �685 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for 12 months.

* Jake Rickard (19), of Westbourne Avenue, Clevedon. Drink-driving: Fined �110 plus �85 costs and �15 victim surcharge, banned from driving for 17 months.

* William Smith (32), of Goshawk Drive, Portishead. Possession of an offensive weapon: Four-week community order and curfew, ordered to pay �85 costs

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