Ban for taking car

COURT: Danielle Duncan has been disqualified from driving for 15 months after taking a vehicle without the owner’s consent and damaging it.

She pleaded guilty to crashing a Ford Focus into another vehicle on Midhurst Road in Park North on October 22, 2017, and was fined £200 for not reporting the accident to the police.

For driving without insurance or a licence, and failing to stop after the crash on the same day, she got no separate penalty.

Duncan, 25, of Burbage Road, Swindon, was also given an electronically-monitored four-week curfew.

She must pay £85 in costs and £85 to victim services.

Drink-driver fined

COURT: Michael Goodwin has been disqualified from driving for 18 months after pleading guilty to committing several offences.

He was fined £276, ordered to pay £85 in costs and £30 to victim services for drink-driving on Shearwood Road on January 27.

He had 81 microgrammes of alcohol in his system per 100ml of breath. The limit is 35mg.

Goodwin, 50, of Furze Close in Swindon, was fined a further £92 for failing to stop after being involved in an accident with another vehicle on the same road on the same day.

Curfew for woman

COURT: Sophie Quinn, 25, of Poplar Avenue in Pinehurst has been given a community order after pleading guilty to disposing of stolen goods.

She got rid of a man’s £400 Canon camera on January 25 and has been placed under an electronically-monitored curfew for eight weeks.

Quinn must also pay £85 to victim services and participate in a rehabilitation programme for 19 days.

Cannabis fine

COURT: Thomas Wood, 55, of Bodmin Close in Swindon, has been fined £180 for failing to stop after a road traffic accident on Dorcan Road on September 9.

He must pay £85 in costs plus £30 to victim services, and has been given five points on his licence.

Wood was given no separate penalty for failing to report the accident to police.

He was fined £80 for possessing cannabis at the time, plus a further £80 for obstructing a constable in the execution of her duty.