SWINDON: Gary Gunning, 36, of no fixed address, admitted stealing a £5.95 bottle of wine from Iceland.

He was fined £50 and ordered to pay a £32 victim surcharge, which magistrates deemed paid by time served.

ROYAL WOOTTON BASSETT: Mark King, 27, of Glenville Park, pleaded guilty to using disorderly behaviour. He was given a 12-month conditional discharge.

SWINDON: A banned driver caught in the front seat of a car while there were children in the vehicle has been jailed.

Jack Oatley Strachan, 32, of Highbridge, Somerset, was behind the wheel of a BMW 318d when he was stopped near Blagrove on December 29.

He was banned from driving – meaning the car was uninsured.

Appearing before magistrates, Oatley Strachan admitted driving whilst disqualified and driving without insurance. He also pleaded guilty to taking a BMW without consent, driving whilst disqualified and driving without insurance – charges dated October 22 and committed in Bridgwater.

He was jailed for 22 weeks, banned from driving for another year and ordered to pay a £122 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

WEST SWINDON: A burglar who stole bras and groceries from Asda has been jailed for 10 weeks.

Aaron Penfold, 20, of no fixed address, was already on a suspended sentence for two burglary matters when he stole from the west Swindon supermarket on December 29.

Magistrates activated the suspended sentence in full but took no separate action on the shoplifting matter.

SWINDON: A thief stole a bottle of Southern Comfort worth £26 from the Co-op on November 20.

Wesley Auburn, 48, of Croft Road must pay £26 in compensation to the Co-op and £64 to victim services. He pleaded not guilty to stealing a £249.99 pair of Bose headphones from John Lewis on November 20 and has been remanded on bail until March 19 ahead of his trial.

OLD TOWN: A 27-year-old man from Old Town admitted breaching the requirements of a community order after failing to attend a session and not giving any evidence for why.

Chomba Mwape of Wesley Street must pay costs of £60. His order has been updated and requires him to carry out 14 hours of unpaid work

FRESHBROOK: A drink-driver caught while four times over the legal limit has been disqualified from driving for 34 months and fined £583.

David Eastman, 43, of Nantwich in Freshbrook drove a Citroen along the B4696 on December 19. A breath test revealed that he had141 microgrammes of alcohol in 100ml of breath.

He must have six months of treatment for alcohol dependency and pay court costs of £85 plus £90 to victim services.

WESTLEA: A 38-year-old woman from Westlea who pleaded guilty to assaulting two other women on August 10 must pay £150 in compensation to each of her victims.

Kerry Horwat of Thornford Drive also pleaded guilty to stealing groceries from Aldi on the same day of her attacks. She has been given a community order with a rehab activity requirement.

MOREDON: A man who pleaded guilty to assaulting a woman on April 19 and July 28 and harassing her on April 23 has been given a 12-week jail sentence that has been suspended for two years.

Kane Townsend of Coombe Road in Moredon must also carry out 100 hours of unpaid work in the next 12 months and pay £85 in costs plus £115 to victim services.

SWINDON: A 29-year-old woman who assaulted and beat a man in Swindon on May 25 has been discharged conditionally for 12 months.

Jade Roebuck of Wavell Road pleaded guilty to the offence and must pay £85 in costs plus £20 to victim services.

BLUNSDON: A careless driver has been fined £760 and must pay £300 in compensation after his crimes were proved in absence.

Craig Short, 52, of Hamilton Road in Bournemouth has been disqualified from driving for six months.

He drove without a licence and insurance without due care and attention along High Street in Blunsdon on April 24.

He must pay £85 in costs and £66 to victim services.