RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates Courts include.

Adam Brown, 38, of Wellesley Hospital, Westpark, Chelston, Wellington, two counts of assault by beating, assault, admitted and detained at Wellesley Hospital, £100 compensation, £85 costs. (G).

Lee Langman, 22, of Dobree Park, Rockwell Green, driving without insurance, £300 compensation; drug driving, £235 fine, £30 victim surcharge, £85 costs, 14 months driving ban. (G).

Jack Alexander Sargent, 29, of Kingston Road, Taunton, drug driving, £300 fine, £30 victim surcharge, £85 costs, 12 months driving ban; drug driving, no separate penalty, 12 months driving ban; possession of cannabis, £200 fine; possession of cocaine, £300 fine. (G).

Daryl Robert Edward Staddon, 46, of no fixed address, breached a non-molestation order, four weeks prison suspended for 12 months, victim surcharge £115. (G).

(G) denotes guilty plea or admits offence. Details supplied by the courts.