The following cases were heard at Swindon Magistrates' Court this month.

NORTH SWINDON: Two defendants from the same address in Wolverhampton have been sentenced for the same crime.

Raul-Marius Dobrescu, 19, and Stefania Pirvulescu, 34, each indicated a plea of guilty to stealing items worth a total of £256.39 from the Orbital Shopping Centre branch of Boots on March 22, 2024.

They each must pay a £120 fine as well as £85 in court costs plus £48 to fund victim services.

KINGSHILL: John Lamb, of Grosvenor Road, has been sentenced for criminal damage.

The 39-year-old pleaded guilty to causing £18.99 of damage to a woman’s bin in Swindon on August 23, 2023.

He must pay the value of the damage caused in compensation as well as a £108 fine, £300 in court costs, and £43 to fund victim services.

ROYAL WOOTTON BASSETT: Thomas Read, of Templars Firs, has been sentenced for assault by beating of an emergency worker.

The 24-year-old pleaded guilty to hitting two police officers while at his home address on February 13, 2024.

He received a community order that requires him to carry out up to 25 rehabilitation activity days, and must also pay £40 in compensation as well as a £40 fine, plus £85 in court costs as well as £114 to fund victim services.

SWINDON: Craig Parmenter, of no fixed abode, has been sentenced for theft from a shop and criminal damage.

The 35-year-old indicated pleas of guilty to stealing meat products worth £50 from a Swindon Co-op on March 17, 2024, taking £100 worth of meat from the supermarket on March 16, 2024, and causing damage to a radio wire belonging to Wiltshire Police on March 21, 2024.

He has been jailed for two weeks due to the seriousness of the offences, the defendant’s record and that he was offending to fund an addiction.

MALMESBURY: Gaynor Kinnersley-Turner, of Inner Silk Mills in Malmesbury, has been sentenced for driving whilst unfit through drink.

The 63-year-old pleaded not guilty but was later found guilty of driving a Honda Jazz along St Johns Street while inebriated on November 2, 2022.

She has been banned from driving for 12 months, fined £553, and ordered to pay £235 in court costs as well as £221 to fund victim services.