LATEST cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates include: Cornel Gigel Marsiu, 35, of Cheddon Road, Taunton, drink-driving, £200 fine, £20 victim surcharge, £85 costs, banned from driving for four months (G).

Kalvin Laver, 20, of Calvados Road, Taunton, damaged a motorcycle, £669 compensation (G).

Timothy Drew, 46, of Jellalabad Court, Taunton, £270 fine, £27 victim surcharge, £35 costs (G).

Paul Vernon Gardner, 68, of Bridge Park, Doniford, driving on the hard shoulder of the M5, £160 fine, £20 victim surcharge, £35 costs (G).

Michaela Hutchison, 22, of Hamilton Road, Taunton, breached community order, £50 fine, £20 victim surcharge (G).

George Phillip Arthur Ward, 37, of Snedden Grove, Taunton, urinated in public, £37 fine, £20 victim surcharge, £85 costs (G).

Colin John Kerslake, 37, of East Reach, Taunton, trespassing with intent to steal, six-month community order, £60 victim surcharge (G).

Shane John Richardson, 42, of Duke Street, Taunton, possession of a firearm, two-year conditional discharge, £15 victim surcharge, £85 costs (G).

Lisa Marie Plumridge, 28, of East Reach, Taunton, possession of cannabis, £73 fine, £20 victim surcharge (G); failed to surrender to custody, £50 fine (G); breached conditional discharge, no action taken.

Terrence Harvey, 54, of Stephen Street, Taunton, stole two packs of steak and a leg of lamb, sent to prison for four weeks (G); stole a leg of lamb and a joint of beef, sent to prison for four weeks, consecutive (G); stole two sandwiches, sent to prison for four weeks, consecutive (G); breached community order, resentenced for original offence of stealing a digital freeview receiver, sent to prison for four weeks, consecutive (G); resentenced for stealing a CD player, sent to prison for four weeks, consecutive (G).

Christopher James Cornish, 23, of no fixed address, possession of a knife in public, sent to prison for 30 days (G); damaged a police cell, sent to prison for 14 days, concurrent (G); caused a nuisance at Musgrove Park Hospital’s accident and emergency department and refused to leave, no separate penalty (G).

Artur Jacek Dziewicki, 44, of Deane Drive, Taunton, speeding, £100 fine, £20 victim surcharge, £35 costs (G).

(G) denotes guilty plea or admits offence.

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