SWINDON: A warrant was issued for the arrest of Jason Murray.

Murray, 28, of Seagry Court, also known by the alias “Mr Little Man”, was found guilty of possession of a samurai sword, driving a Volvo V50 on Pottersdown Road on January 14 while disqualified from driving and driving without insurance.

He did not answer bail and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

WILTSHIRE: Joshua Galbraith, 29, of no fixed address, admitted assaulting a detention officer at Melksham police station on June 23, also using racially-aggravated disorderly behaviour towards that officer.

He was jailed for 16 weeks, with magistrates citing the fact the man had only recently been released from custody and his previous criminal record.

SWINDON: Robert Tree, 30, of Neath, admitted breaching a bail condition banning him from having contact with a woman.

He had texted her. His bail was revoked.

WILTSHIRE: A teenager and a boy will stand trial later this month on allegations they attacked another boy.

Armands Burkevics, 18, of Hilperton, and a 17-year-old boy, who cannot be named as he is under 18, deny wounding with intent and possession of a kitchen knife.

The charge relates to an alleged attack in Trowbridge in October 2018.

The teenagers were bailed for the trial at Salisbury Magistrates’ Court on July 16.

HIGHWORTH: Stephen Benson, 63, of Eastrop, Highworth, denies drink-driving a Landrover on Cricklade Road, on December 20 last year. His trial has been set down for September 24.

It is alleged he had 42 microgrammes of alcohol in 100ml of breath. The legal limit is 35mg.

SWINDON: Luke Neilan, 25, who gave a care of address of Shaftesbury Avenue, Park South, admitted assaulting a woman by beating on October 13 last year.

He was fined £100 and ordered to pay a £32 victim surcharge.

SWINDON: Craig Murray, 41, of Southampton Street, Faringdon, pleaded guilty to stealing a basketful of meat from the Co-op on April 16.

He was ordered to pay £85 compensation. No order was made for costs, with magistrates citing his lack of means.

WILTSHIRE: Lee Jefferies, 41, of Water Lily Close, Staverton, had pleaded not guilty to two charges of assault by beating, allegedly committed in Trowbridge on October 31 last year.

The charges were dismissed after the Crown offered no evidence. The defendant’s legal costs will be paid from central funds.

WILTSHIRE: A warrant was issued for the arrest of Jessica Gibbs, 33, of Larkhill. She had been due before Salisbury Magistrates’ Court for a trial on a charge of drug driving.

She was found guilty in her absence of being over the cannabis drug driving limit.

WILTSHIRE: An application by Wiltshire Council for a three-month partial closure order on a flat on Down View Road, Laverstock, was granted.

The tenant, Elizabeth Andrews-Thomson, was not present in court.

WILTSHIRE: A second application for a partial closure order, for a house on Toucan Street, Trowbridge, was granted by magistrates. The tenant, Leanne Botwright, was not present at court.

The closure order will last for three months.

SWINDON: An application for an anti-social behaviour order against a 15-year-old boy from Swindon was withdrawn by Swindon Borough Council.

ROYAL WOOTTON BASSETT: An allegation of careless driving was withdrawn at the request of Wiltshire Police. Catherine O’Neill, 64, of Westbere Road, Hampstead, had been charged with driving a Vauxhall Zafira without due care and attention on Bath Road, Wootton Bassett, on July 24 last year.

But the charge was withdrawn as she had completed a “safe and considerate driving” course.

SWINDON: Paul Henley, 31, of Icomb Close, Toothill, pleaded guilty to four counts of breaching a non-molestation order preventing him from contacting a woman or going to a house on Walter Close. He was bailed for sentence on July 29.