RECENT results from Taunton Magistrates' Courts include:

Graham Drysdale, 46, of Laxton Road, Taunton, possession of a large kitchen knife in a public place, three months prison suspended for six months, £115 victim surcharge. (G).

David John Brown, 39, of Est Reach, Taunton, criminal damage, assault, community order, £85 victim surcharge; failed to surrender to bail, no separate penalty; breached a suspended sentence order, £14 fine. (G).

Christopher John Hill, 55, of Townsend, Williton, two counts of speeding, £414 fine, £60 victim surcharge, £85 costs, six points. (G).

Fiona Brazendale, 29, of Queens Road, Somerton, speeding, £216 fine, £30 victim surcharge, £85 costs, four points. (G).

Adrian Michael Burt, 59, of Orchard Place, Aller, Langport, speeding, £150 fine, £30 victim surcharge, £85 costs, six points. (G).

Ryan James Lock, 24, of Inner Circle, Taunton, driving without insurance, £120 fine, £30 victim surcharge, £85 costs, eight points; driving without due care and attention, driving without correct licence, no separate penalty. (G).

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