SWINDON: Padraic Gilmartin, 30, of Tobercurry, Ireland, will face charges of driving without due care and attention and driving without a licence. Gilmartin is said to have been driving a Nissan Almera along Groundwell Road on June 5 when the offences were committed. Initially listed to be heard last month, the case was adjourned to September 18 at Swindon Magistrates’ Court. Gilmartin is yet to enter a plea.

SWINDON: Homeless teen Jakob Ksiazek, 18, of no fixed address, was ordered to do 250 hours of unpaid work after he admitted possession of cannabis and a folding knife. He must pay a £90 victim surcharge and £30 in costs.

MARLBOROUGH: Josh Lewis, 25, of Thomson Way, pleaded guilty to threatening behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress. He was fined £53 and told to pay a £30 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

CRICKLADE: Damien Shears, 30, of Middle Ground, Cricklade, admitted stealing a £259 Panasonic television from John Lewis in Swindon. He was told to pay £259 compensation.

SWINDON: Rafal Zalewski, 29, of Copse Avenue, denies assault by beating. He was awarded bail to appear before magistrates on November 21 for the trial.

CHIPPENHAM: Anthony Ballard, 28, of Unity Street, was sentenced to 18 weeks imprisonment suspended for a year and a half after admitting numerous assaults, criminal damage and cocaine possession.

On April 3, Ballard damaged a soft drinks pump and till at the Bridge End pub, assaulted two men, a police sergeant and a detention officer and was found in possession of 3.3g of cocaine. In addition to the suspended prison sentence, Ballard was also told to comply with an eight week night time curfew.

STRATTON: Police were granted a three-month extension on a closure order on a Stratton St Margaret flat.

The order prevents anyone except the emergency services, council and householder Anna Burns, 33, from entering the Swindon Road property.

SWINDON: Janusz Pielak, 58, of The Haven, Queen’s Drive, is accused of stealing prawns, energy drinks and tequila from Morrisons and using threatening behaviour with intent to cause distress. His case was adjourned to September 11 for a Polish interpreter to attend court. Under his bail conditions Pielak is banned from entering the Regent Circus branch of Morrisons.

OLD TOWN: Tom Scahill, 20, of Marlborough, Road, was fined £415 for drink-driving. Breath tests found he had 79 microgrammes of alcohol in 100ml of breath. The legal limit is 35.

Scahill must also pay costs of £85 and a £41 victim surcharge.

GORSE HILL: Reuben Bachofner-Brown, 23, of Cricklade Road, was ordered to complete 150 hours of unpaid work after he admitted driving without a licence or insurance.

He was behind the wheel of a Nissan Juke on Manchester Road on April 12, 2019. Bachofner-Brown was given a 16-month driving ban by magistrates and ordered to pay £190 in costs and surcharge.

OLD TOWN: A 24-year-old woman accused of taking a knife into a care home will stand trial.

Mariedale Golajer, of Savernake Street, denies being possession of an offensive weapon - namely a craft knife - at Orchid Care Home on March 24. Appearing before magistrates, she also pleaded not guilty to a charge of threatening behaviour.

She was granted unconditional bail for the trial on November 21.