SWINDON: A 17-year-old who threatened and assaulted another boy in Lydiard Park has been given a nine-month referral order.

The teen admitted charges of assault and having nunchucks which he used to threaten the victim.

Swindon Youth Court instructed him to pay £175 compensation to the victim and ordered that the nunchucks used in the incident on April 22, should be forfeited and destroyed.

SWINDON: Youth magistrates imposed a rehabilitation order on a boy of 16 who was found in the street with an axe.

The teenager, who had denied the allegation, pleaded guilty when he appeared before the bench.

He also admitted a charge of assaulting a police officer several weeks later.

He was told he must do reparation work for 13 hours for 13 days and take part in a weapons awareness course as part of the 12-month rehabilitation order.

SWINDON: Magistrates banned Jorge Sabillon-Zelaya from driving for a year and told him he had to do 180 hours of unpaid work after he drove a Nissan X-Trail dangerously on the A419.

The defendant, of Wheelwright Close, Worcester, who is also known as Torg Sabillonon, had denied the charge.

But he was found guilty after a trial.

He admitted damaging the wing mirror of a BMW vehicle and was instructed to pay a total of £304 compensation.

Sabillon-Zelaya must carry out the work as part of a 12-month community order.

SWINDON: A boy of 14 was given a year-long youth rehabilitation order and an electronically-tagged curfew after he pleaded guilty to possessing cannabis with intent to supply it to others.

The boy, who cannot be named because he is under 18, appeared before Swindon Youth Court and was told he must stay at home between 7pm and 7am every night until September 3.

He must also comply with approved education arrangements.

SWINDON: A teenager who caused criminal damage to his mother’s patio door was given a six-month conditional discharge by youth magistrates.

They also ordered the 16-year-old, who admitted the charge, to pay £15 to help fund victim services.

SWINDON: A teenager landed his parents with a £440 bill for compensation after he pleaded guilty to charges of assaulting a man, causing damage to women’s cars, possession of drugs and writing a racially-aggravated threatening public message with intent to cause a man distress – all on July 14 last year.

The 16 year-old damaged the rear windows and bodywork of two cars, the youth court heard.

He was instructed to do 20 hours of reparation work for 10 days and banned from being drunk in a public place for three months as part of a seven-month rehabilitation order.

SWINDON: The town’s magistrates imposed a £660 fine and court charges of £166 on a mother who failed to ensure her high school student son attended regularly.

The case against the woman was proved in her absence.

SWINDON: Driving while disqualified cost Ryan Hammond 80 hours of unpaid work and a bill for £170.

Swindon Magistrates Court heard the 21-year-old of Malmesbury Gardens drove a Ford Focus in Beckhampton Street on November 6 without a licence and insurance.

He pleaded guilty to both charges and was made the subject of a community order for 12-months, with a victim surcharge and court costs totalling £170.

SWINDON: Thief Wesley Auburn was fined and told to pay compensation after he admitted shoplifting and damaging a dire door at Tesco on Ocotal Way.

Swindon magistrates heard he attempted to steal six bottles of Smirnoff vodka, a pack of chillies and some vegetables valued in total at £98 from the store on May 4 and caused damage to the fire exit door.

On April 23 Auburn, 48, of no fixed address stole three packs of Persil washing powder from Iceland on Cricklade Road.

The bench fined him £80 for the theft and ordered him to pay £30 compensation each to Tesco and Iceland.