RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' Courts include. 

Jamie Kenneth William Coles, 39, of East Reach, Taunton, three counts of theft, 12 weeks prison suspended for 12 weeks, £115 compensation. (G).

Samuel Ronald Reynolds, 34, of no fixed address, theft, 16 weeks prison, £485.50 compensation. (G).

George Ian Whyte, 46, of no fixed address, possession of synthetic cannabinoid, £80 fine, £30 victim surcharge, £50 costs; two counts of breached a community protection order, £20 fine on each count. (G).

Patrick Michael John Carroll, 21, c/o Grays Terrace, Taunton, outraged public decency, community order, 120 hours unpaid work, restraining order, £85 victim surcharge, £85 costs; breached a community order imposed for assault by beating, drink driving, driving while disqualified, destroyed a window and criminal damage, community order. (G).

Daniel Thomas Furner, 26, of Magdalene Street, Taunton, assaulted a police constable in the execution of his duty, £120 fine, £50 compensation, £50 costs. (G).

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