RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' Courts include:

Richard Anthony Ward Coombes, 42, of Phoenix House, Taunton, damaged a police custody cell, £80 compensation. (G).

Brendan Joseph Anderson, 42, of Hilly Park, Norton Fitzwarren, breached a community order, order to continue, £200 fine, £70 costs. (G).

Gemma Rachel Jeffery, 30, of no fixed address, theft, 12 months conditional discharge, £150 compensation. (G).

Wayne Paul Webber, 33, of St Davids Close, Taunton, failed to give a specimen of blood, eight weeks prison suspended for 12 months, £115 victim surcharge, £150 costs, 48 months driving ban; resisted a police constable in the execution of her duty, £50 fine; failed to answer to bail, driving without insurance, no separate penalty; driving while disqualified, six weeks prison (consecutive) suspended for 12 months; possession of cannabis, £80 fine; possession of cocaine, £120 fine. (G).

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