A teenager from Rooksdown has been given community service after harassing a police officer.

Ashley Stephen William Cameron, of Domitian Gardens, admitted intending to cause harassment, alarm or distress to PC Broomfield through threatening, abusive or insulting words in Basingstoke on February 20.

Cameron, who is 18 now but was 17 at the time of the offence, was given a year-long community order that will see him complete 20 rehabilitation activity days, as well as 40 hours unpaid work.

Additionally, he was ordered to pay a £95 victim surcharge.

A teenager from Hertfordshire has been charged with attempted drug dealing.

Kane Kirby, of Golden Dell in Welwyn Garden City, is accused of being in possession of 21 wraps of crack cocaine and 30 wraps of diamorphine, with the intent to supply them, in Basingstoke on October 26, 2019.

He is further charged with possession of one wrap of cocaine.

The 18-year-old, who was 17 at the time of the offences, has not entered pleas.

He will return to Basingstoke Magistrates' Court on October 13.

A man from Pamber Heath has been disqualified from driving and given a hefty fine after he was caught over double the drink-drive limit in Tadley.

Nicholas Cronje, of Impstone Road, was behind the wheel of his silver Seat Leon at Mulfords Hill on March 20 whilst drunk.

The 42-year-old took a breath test and was recorded as having 79 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath - the legal limit is 35.

As well as a 20-month disqualification, Cronje was also given a £323 fine and ordered to pay costs of £85.

He was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £32.

A Beggarwood man has been given a community order after he was found over the drink-drive limit in Viables.

Paul Gower, of Britannia Drive, had more than double the legal limit of alcohol in his breath when he was stopped by police on Viables roundabout in March.

The 42-year-old was told to carry out 60 hours of unpaid work, and will be unable to hold a driving licence for 42 months.

Additionally, he was ordered to pay £85 in court costs and a £90 victim surcharge.

Two boys from Hampshire have been ordered to pay compensation after they stole electronic equipment from a house in Aldershot.

The 17-year-old from Church Crookham and 16-year-old from Aldershot, who cannot be named for legal reasons, were referred to the youth offender panel, where an 8-month contract will be drawn up.

North Hampshire Youth Court heard last week that the boys trespassed and stole the equipment from Cargate Avenue.

It took place between September 14 and 21, 2019.

They both admitted the offence, which was taken into account when District Judge Timothy Pattinson passed sentence.

They were ordered to pay compensation of £200 each.

A man will stand trial next week accused of the assault of a woman.

Luisito Joaquin Gonzalez, of Kenilworth Road, is accused of assaulting Elaine Zurek by beating her on January 12.

The 39-year-old pleaded not guilty in March, and the trial has been delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Gonzalez has been released on unconditional bail until the trial starts at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court on October 5.