RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' Courts include.

Roxanne Christina Clark, 28, of East Reach, Taunton, assault by beating, eight weeks prison, £115 victim surcharge; possession in public of a knife, 18 weeks prison (consecutive); assaulted a police constable in the execution of his duty, two counts of assaulted a policing support officer in the execution of her duty, two counts of failed to surrender to bail, eight weeks prison (concurrent) on each charge. (G).

Sarah Denise Rowley, 33, of no fixed address, breached a restraining order, failed to surrender to bail, community order, £85 victim surcharge, £100 costs; failed to surrender to bail, restraining order; breached a community order imposed for ten counts of theft, for assault occasioning actual bodily harm, and for a bail offence, community order.

David James Baxter, 32, of South Street, Taunton, driving without insurance, £660 fine, £66 victim surcharge, £85 costs, six months driving ban.

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