RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' Courts include.

Alec Orchard, 60, of Little Denise, Fivehead, kept an unlicensed vehicle on the road, £100 fine, £105 back dated tax, £90 costs; speeding, £50, £30 victim surcharge, £85 costs, three points. (G).

Lee Adrian Perry, 35, of The Avenue, Minehead, driving while disqualified, eight weeks prison suspended for 12 months, 180 hours unpaid work, £115 victim surcharge, 18 months driving ban; took a car without the owner's consent, eight weeks prison (consecutive) suspended for 12 months; used threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour, £180 fine, £200 costs; driving without insurance, no separate penalty. (G).

Matthew Lance Mills, 29, c/o Exeter Prison, criminal damage in Taunton, eight weeks prison. (G).

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