•  A BASINGSTOKE man has been ordered to complete unpaid work after carrying a knife and assaulting three emergency workers.

On April 18, Fabian Pal of Julian House, New Road, had a Stanley blade on him at Market Square in Basingstoke.

In addition, on the same date, the 32-year-old assaulted three police officers by beating them, and caused criminal damage to a cell door.

At Basingstoke Magistrates Court on June 14, Pal pleaded guilty to all five charges.

He was handed a community sentence consisting of 200 hours of unpaid work and up to 20 rehabilitation activity days.

A forfeiture and destruction order was made for the knife, and compensation of £50 in each of the assault counts was ordered.

  •  AN OAKLEY woman has been forced to pay nearly £500 after handling a stolen wallet and attempting to use a debit card that was not her own.

On July 14 2021, Danielle Porter of Chestnuts Close took, or assisted in the retention of a Gucci card wallet worth £220.

On the same day, the 28-year old committed fraud, in that she dishonestly used another person’s debit card to buy goods.

At Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court on June 16, Porter pleaded guilty to both offences.

She was handed two fines of £80 each and ordered to pay compensation of £234, as well as costs of £85.

  •  A HOOK man has been fined more than £1,500 after being found guilty of taking part in a gathering during the period of lockdown restrictions.

On February 13 2021, Roy Raymond of Weir Road, Hartley Wintney hosted a gathering of two or more people, despite the area being subject to Tier 4 rules.

At Aldershot Magistrates’ Court on June 20, the 54-year-old was found guilty in his absence and was handed a fine of £1,760.

  •  A KINGSCLERE woman has been fined and disqualified after driving in Reading while more than twice the drinking limit.

On April 6, Carole Harmsworth of South Road was driving a Ford Fiesta along the A239M with 71 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

The legal limit is 35.

On April 7, the 60-year-old additionally failed to surrender to police bail at Reading Police Station.

At Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court on June 20, Harmsworth pleaded guilty to both offences and was fined £184.

She was also disqualified from driving for three years.

  •  A BASINGSTOKE man has been found guilty of assaulting a woman in the town last year.

On March 15 2021, Philip McLoughlin of Kings Road assaulted the woman. He was charged with common assault, but pleaded not guilty to the offence on September 7 2021.

At Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court on June 20 2022, the 44-year-old was found guilty.

He was remanded on unconditional bail until his next hearing at the same court on August 2.

  •  A BASINGSTOKE woman has been fined after admitting to harassing another woman last year.

Holly James of Winklebury Centre was charged with harassment without violence after she continually attended the address of the woman between November 3 and November 16 2021.£40 and a £34 surcharge.

At Basingstoke Magistrates Court on June 20, the 28-year-old was fined £300, plus costs of

A restraining order was also put in place which prohibits James from contacting the woman or entering her street.

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