RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' include:

Danielle Reid, 27, of Jurston Lane, Wellington, assault by beating, £200 fine, £50 compensation, £40 costs; drunk and disorderly, no separate penalty; assaulted a police constable in the exercise of his duty, £40 fine. £50 compensation. (G).

Sara Corbett, 27, of Metropole Court, Minehead, drink driving, £120 fine, £30 victim surcharge, £85 costs, 18 months driving ban. (G).

Peter Thomas Weeks, 34, of Abbey Close, Taunton, drink driving, possession of cannabis, community order, 13 weeks curfew, £85 victim surcharge, £85 costs, 26 months driving ban; driving without insurance, driving without correct licence, no separate penalty. (G).

(G) denotes guilty plea or admits offence.