SWINDON: Terri-Lee Marie Pearce, 37, of Woodsman Road, was sentenced to four months’ imprisonment suspended for 18 months after she admitted stealing laundry tablets, meat and breaching a community order.

She must complete 35 rehabilitation activity days and pay £90 compensation.

SWINDON: Steven Matthews, 53, of London Road, Poulton, denies stealing £4,660 from Castles estate agents by making fraudulent transactions.

He was granted unconditional bail for the trial at Swindon Magistrates’ Court on May 25.

STRATTON: Casey Stratford, 25, of Melmore Gardens, Cirencester, admitted drug driving, driving without insurance and driving while disqualified.

He was given a three month sentence suspended for a year, banned from the roads for three years and ordered to pay £207 in costs and surcharge.

Magistrates said they had imposed the suspended sentence because Stratford had a number of offences for driving while under the influence.

PENHILL: Liam Wells, 27, of Durnford Road, pleaded guilty to failing to provide a specimen of blood, careless driving, possession of cannabis, driving without insurance, a licence or an MOT.

TOOTHILL: Richard Hall, 37, of Twickenham Close, entered no pleas to possession of a large black handled kitchen knife in Twickenham Close.

He was remanded in custody for the plea hearing at Swindon Crown Court on February 28.

SWINDON: Benjamin Gough, 37, of Walter Close, was found guilty of sexual touching and exposing his genitals.

Two charges – of sexual touching and threatening words – were dismissed.

He was bailed for the sentencing hearing at Swindon Magistrates’ Court on March 5.

TOWN CENTRE: Gareth Bevan, 27, of Cwmbwrla, Swansea, pleaded guilty to drink-driving a Ford Focus on Farnsby Street on February 1.

He had 77 microgrammes of alcohol in 100ml of breath. The limit is 35mg.

Magistrates bailed him for a hearing on May 21. The case was adjourned to consider whether there were special reasons why Bevan should not be banned from driving.

SWINDON: Jack Hope, 32, of Wokingham, admitted stealing £25 of gin from Tesco.

He was ordered to pay compensation to the supermarket.

SWINDON: Two boys admitted stealing a wallet on March 23 last year.

The 15-year-olds, who cannot be named as they are under 18, were each given six month conditional discharges.

SWINDON: A teen lightbulb thief has been told to pay compensation to Wilko.

The 13-year-old boy, who cannot be named as he is under 18, admitted taking the £10 bulb on October 10 last year.

Magistrates made a youth rehabilitation order with a requirement to complete 12 hours of work with the youth offending team. He must pay £10 compensation.

SWINDON: Charges have been dropped against an alleged car thief.

Lee Goodchild, who is currently serving a prison sentence for running over a man at the Spotted Cow pub, had denied stealing the VW Touran from Motonovo finance between 2016 and 2019.

The 38-year-old had been due to stand trial. But prosecutors discontinued the case.

PENHILL: Steven Palfrey, 40, of Charlton Close, swerved a driving ban – as he claimed he had relied on his wife to insure the van.

He had admitted driving the Renault Traffic van near Avebury when it was uninsured and had no MOT.

He was fined £80 and ordered to pay £115 in costs and surcharge.

No endorsement was made to his driving licence. The court register records: “Justices find special reasons that he held a genuine belief that he was insured having relied entirely on his wife to insure his van.”

PARK NORTH: Jamie Rogers, 33, of Chickerell Road, was found not guilty of assault. Despite it, magistrates made a 12 month restraining order.

PENHILL: Duncan Adams, 50, of Penhill Drive, admitted breaching a non molestation order four times – by going into a bedroom and sending three emails.

He was fined £92 and ordered to pay £115 in costs and surcharge.