RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' Courts include:

Matthew David Bowerman, 43, of Stanley Close, Taunton, drink driving, £300 fine, £30 victim surcharge, £85 costs, 18 months driving ban. (G).

Tina Marie Broadway, 33, of Beacon Close, Taunton, used threatening or abusive words or behaviour, £60 fine, £30 victim surcharge, £85 costs. (G).

Jack Farmer, 23, of Bridgwater Road, Bathpool, assault by beating, £600 fine, £100 compensation, £60 victim surcharge, £85 costs. (G).

Richard Hunt, 48, of Martlet Road, Minehead, drink driving, community order, 14 weeks curfew, £85 victim surcharge, £85 costs, 28 months driving ban. (G).

Edward John O'Connor, 53, of Fore Street, Williton, drug driving, £400 fine, £40 victim surcharge, £85 costs, 12 months driving ban. (G).

Fred Henry Tomlinson, 27, of Charlton Road, Creech Heathfield, drink driving, community order, 180 hours unpaid work, £85 victim surcharge, £85 costs, 24 months driving ban. (G).

Danielle Clayton, 31, of Hopkins Field, Creech St Michael, three counts of assaulted a police constable in the execution of his duty, community order, 200 hours unpaid work, £150 compensation; drunk and disorderly, no separate penalty, £85 victim surcharge. (G).

Kevin Fuller, 56, of Midford Road, Taunton, used threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour, £80 fine, £30 victim surcharge, £85 costs. (G).

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