LATEST from Taunton Magistrates' Courts:

Christopher William House, 35, no fixed address, seven counts of theft, entered a building with intent to steal, failed to surrender to bail, in charge of a dangerously out of control dog that injured a person, community order, 80 hours unpaid work, £300 compensation, £200 costs. (G).

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