RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' Courts include:

Michael Alec David, 37, of no fixed address, damage and flooded a bathroom at Travel Lodge, seven days prison (consecutive), £50 compensation; used threatening, abusive words or behaviour, no separate penalty; damaged a motorcycle, seven days prison (consecutive), £100 compensation; breached a supervision order, 14 days prison. (G).

Richard Anthony Ward, 42, c/o Mount Street, Taunton, damaged a caravan window, detained in the courthouse. (G).

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