RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' Courts include:

Benjamin Newton, 31, of Wheatley Crescent, Taunton, failed to stop after an accident that damaged another vehicle, community order, 150 hours unpaid work, £85 victim surcharge, £85 costs, six months driving ban. (G).

Mary Elizabeth Alexander, 27, of The Mount, Taunton, jumped a red light, £202 fine, £30 victim surcharge, £85 costs, three points. (G).

Julian Bittleston, 78, of Ashford Barn, Ilton, speeding, £70 fine, £30 victim surcharge, three points. (G).

Roxanne Sylvia Ashton, 29, of Priorswood Place, Taunton, driving while disqualified, community order, 80 hours unpaid work, £85 victim surcharge, £85 costs, 12 months driving ban; driving without insurance, no separate penalty. (G).

Valdas Mickus, 24, of Dobree Park, Rockwell Green, breached a restraining order, breached a community order, imposed for two counts of assault by beating, £205 costs, £85 victim surcharge, £500 costs, 300 hours unpaid work. (G).

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