A man who domestically abused a woman during lockdown headbutted and punched her in the face, a court has heard.

Graham Carter, of Manor Fields in Bridport, assaulted the woman twice at an address in Ferndown Close, Beggarwood, on June 6.

He admitted the charges at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court earlier this week, and was given a year-long community order.

The 37-year-old must carry out 20 rehabilitation activity days and also 120 hours of unpaid work.

Additionally, he was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £95, and costs of £85.

A teenager from Basingstoke who beat a police officer has been ordered to pay compensation.

Brooke Watson, of Normanton Road in Oakridge, pleaded guilty to the assault by beating of PC Millership in Basingstoke on March 13.

The 18-year-old was ordered to pay £100, with no costs or victim surcharge to be paid.

The court took into consideration her guilty plea and also the time she had spent in custody before the case ended up in court on Monday.

A Basingstoke man who stole five ready meals from Iceland in Festival Place and spat in a police van has been given community service.

Ian Christopher George, of Park Prewett Road in Rooksdown, stole the meals to the value of £11.95 last Thursday.

He was arrested and taken to the police investigation in Viables, where he spat in the police van and was threatening, abusive or insulting to two officers.

The 51-year-old, who pleaded guilty to all charges, was told to take part in a year-long community order, which would involve 20 rehabilitation activity days.

He was also ordered to pay £85 in court costs and a £95 victim surcharge.

A man who lives in Gibraltar will stand trial accused of assaulting a woman in Basingstoke.

Nicholas William Hardy, of Plaza Oven Village, is accused of assaulting the woman, who the Gazette has chosen not to name, causing actual bodily harm in the town on January 24.

The 42-year-old pleaded not guilty at Basingstoke Magistrates' Court earlier this week, and the case is listed for an urgent result because it is a domestic violence case.

Hardy elected trial by jury and will appear at Winchester Crown Court on November 4. He has been released on unconditional bail.

A man has pleaded not guilty to failing to provide a breath test after he was stopped by police on suspicion of drink driving.

Tomasz Jozef Michalik, of Farleigh Court in Guildford, was allegedly in Basingstoke on January 15 when he was stopped by police.

The Polish national was suspected of drink driving when he was asked to do a breath test, and the Crown Prosecution Service say he failed to do so.

Additionally, he has been accused of failing to return to court in September, after being released on bail by Staines Magistrates' Court the previous month.

The 53-year-old has pleaded not guilty to all charges, and will stand trial on February 3, 2021, at Aldershot Magistrates' Court.

He was also found guilty of drink driving in Pine Road, Four Marks last year, when he was over three times the legal limit.

He had initially pleaded not guilty before being convicted by magistrates. He will be sentenced following the conclusion of the other trial.

The case of a Basingstoke man who was charged with assault has been dismissed.

Luisito Joaquin Gonzalez, of Kenilworth Road in Winklebury, had been accused of the assault of Elaine Zurek in Basingstoke on January 12.

However, District Judge Timothy Pattinson dismissed the case earlier this week after finding the 39-year-old Spanish national not guilty.