SWINDON: Neil Holland landed himself with a £630 bill after he stole a suit valued at just over £100 from Marks and Spencer at the Orbital Shopping Park.

Holland, 59, of Tracy Close, denied the charge but was found guilty following a trial at Swindon Magistrates’ Court.

He was fined £250 and ordered to pay costs of £350 to the Crown Prosecution Service along with a £30 contribution towards victim services.

EASTLEAZE: Lee Sparks, 38, of Stonefield Close was given an eight-week suspended prison sentence and told to undergo treatment for drug dependency for a series of thefts .

Sparks stole food valued at £30 from Kingshill garage and a pedal cycle from another victim on September 16 and protein powder of a similar value from B&M Bargains on September 5.

He was ordered by Swindon magistrates to pay a total of £339 in compensation and court costs and told he must undergo the drug treatment for nine months.

SWINDON: Craig Gibbs, 34, of Greenmeadow Avenue was instructed to pay £576 after he pleaded guilty to driving without a licence in Thames Avenue, taking a car without the consent of the owner and having no insurance on December 7.

Gibbs also admitted charges of failing to surrender to Swindon magistrates and stealing goods worth £46 from Morrisons on the same day.

The bench fined him another £100 for failing to attend a probation appointment.

SWINDON: Imran Ali, 21, of Holinshead Place, Grange Park, pleaded guilty to possession of 21 grams of cannabis.

Swindon magistrates imposed a 12-month conditional discharge and instructed him to pay £85 prosecution costs along with £20 towards victim services. An order was made to forfeit and destroy the drugs.

SWINDON: Omar Qayum, 34, of Queens Drive was made the subject of a year’s community order after he pleaded guilty to driving a BMW on Southampton Street while disqualified.

He also admitted having no insurance when he was caught on December 14.

Swindon magistrates told him he must do 140 hours of unpaid work and pay £170 in court costs and victim surcharge.

SWINDON: Damaging the door of a police cell cost Dean Long and £80 fine from Swindon magistrates.

Long, 37, of Eglantyne Avenue, pleaded guilty to the charge and was ordered to pay court costs and a victim surcharge totalling £80 along with £30 compensation on top.

SWINDON: Matthew Laker, 54, of Bradenham Road, Grange Park, was told to do 100 hours of unpaid work after he pleaded guilty to assaulting a man and a woman.

Laker, carried out the assaults on August 27, Swindon magistrates heard. He was made the subject of a community order for 12 months and instructed to pay £170 in court costs and victim surcharge.

SWINDON: Bryan Chubb, 37, was jailed for six weeks after admitting a string of thefts from shops totalling more than £1,500.

Swindon magistrates heard Chubb, an inmate at Bullingdon Prison, stole booze valued at£420 from John Lewis on September 22 and another £322-worth on November 5. He took a bike worth £350 on January 13, a SMEG coffee machine valued at £259 from John Lewis on November 9, a duvet from Marks and Spencer worth £79 on January 13 and bottles of spirits valued at £254 from Waitrose on January 15.

The bench jailed him because he has a long list of previous convictions.

SWINDON: David Culley, 54, of Peter Furkins Court, pleaded guilty to breaching a non-molestation order by going to a woman’s home on January 8.

Culley was given a six-month conditional discharge. Swindon magistrates imposed an order for costs and victim surcharge totalling £105.

SWINDON: Frederick Moulton, 51, of Spruce Court, Pinehurst, was instructed to go on a thinking skills course when he pleaded guilty to stealing a bike and another £190 theft.

Swindon magistrates imposed an 18-month community order and instructed him to pay a total of £290 compensation.