RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' Courts include:

Luke Clements, 26, of Portman Street, Taunton, travelling on a train without a ticket, £40 fine, £5.30 compensation, £30 victim surcharge. (G).

Colin Edward Doble, 51, of Mount Street, Taunton, assault, 12 weeks prison (concurrent), £115 compensation; trespassing with intent to steal, 12 weeks prison (concurrent). (G).

Leanne Thorne, 34, of Cheddon Lawns, Cheddon Fitzpaine, breached a community order, £40 fine. (G).

(G) denotes guilty plea or admits offence. Details submitted by the courts.