RECENT cases dealt with at Taunton Magistratres' Courts include.

Perry Griffiths, 28, of Manning Road, Cotford St Luke, used racially aggravated threatening or abusive words or behaviour at Musgrove Park Hospital, £80 fine, £30 victim surcharge, £85 costs. (G).

Lee Ricky Johns, 34, of Eastwick Road, Taunton, harassment, six weeks prison suspended for 12 months, restraining order, £115 victim surcharge, £85 costs. (G).

Kalvin Laver, 24, of Puffin Close, Minehead, theft, £40 fine, £30 victim surcharge, £85 costs. (G).

David Nigel Mitchell, 60, of Orchard Farm, Hillcommon, removed or caused to be removed a hedgerow, £154 fine, £20 victim surcharge, £360 costs. (G).

Jeanette Linda Tunney-Dale, 58, of Stoney Furlong, Cheddon Fitzpaine, driving without due care and attention, £120 fine, £30 victim surcharge, £85 costs, six months driving ban. (G).

Aaron Stephen Doyle-Field, 21, of Russett Close, Wellington, driving while disqualified, 12 weeks prison suspended for a year, 200 hours unpaid work, £115 victim surcharge, £85 costs, 12 months driving ban; driving without insurance, £120 fine; driving without MOT, no separate penalty. (G).

Paulo Jorge Hall, 41, of Coleridge Crescent, Taunton, driving without correct licence, £220 fine; driving without insurance, £660 fine, £66 victim surcharge, £85 costs, six months driving ban.

Artur Tomasz Kolaczek, 34, of Firepool View, Taunton, failed to give information as to the identity of the driver of a vehicle, £422 fine, £42 victim surcharge, £85 costs, six points. (G).

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