RECENT cases dealt with at Taunton Magistrates' Courts include.

Carmelita Forward, 23, of Winchester Street, Taunton, in charge of a Staffordshire bull terrier that was dangerously out of control, £100 compensation, £200 compensation, £85 costs, banned from keeping a dog for 12 months. (G).

Conan Rainbow, 30, of no fixed address, failed to comply with the notification requirements of the Sexual Offences Act, nine weeks prison, £115 victim surcharge. (G).

Taddan Cornall, 26, of Lillebonne Close, Wellington, breached a domestic violence protection order, £50 fine. (G).

Madelaine Kathryn Anne Scott, 26, of Bickenhall House, Bickenhall, drink driving, £320 fine, £32 victim surcharge, £85 costs, 14 months driving ban. (G).

Andrew Geoffrey Westcott, 57, of William Street, Taunton, possession of cannabis, possession of Tramadol, one year conditional discharge, £20 victim surcharge. (G).

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