RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' Courts include:

Tiffany Beeston, 32, of Travel Lodge, West Park, Wellington, destroyed a shop door, £125 compensation, £40 costs. (G).

Colin Alan Danes, 42, of Shakespeare Avenue, Taunton, trespassing with intent to steal, 12 weeks prison, £200 compensation; damaged a shop door, no separate penalty, £125 compensation. (G).

Valdas Mickus, 24, of Gregorys Crescent, Wellington, two counts of assault by beating, community order, 150 hours unpaid work, restraining order, £150 compensation, £85 victim surcharge, £135 costs. (G).

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