RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' Courts include:

Omar Shvan Ibrahim, 23, of Priory Bridge Road, Taunton, failed to stop after an accident involving traffic lights in Priory Bridge Road, £250 fine, £30 victim surcharge, £85 costs, eight points; driving without insurance, £250 fine; failed to report an accident, no separate penalty; driving without due care and attention, £166 fine. (G).

Halina Izykowska, 52, of Chapman Court, Taunton, three counts of theft, £80 fine, £39.99 compensation; breached a conditional discharge, no action taken. (G).

Pawel Nowak, 38, of Bancks Street, Minehead, drink driving, £276 fine, £32 victim surcharge, £85 costs, 12 months driving ban; driving without correct licence, no separate penalty. (G).

Jake Richard Michael Weber, theft, community order, assaulted a police constable acting in the exercise of his functions as an emergency worker, £85 victim surcharge; possession of cannabis, used threatening, abusive words or behaviour, no separate penalty. (G).

Aaron Victor Smith, 22, of Grays Road, Taunton, theft, £80 fine, £99.98 compensation, £30 victim surcharge, £85 costs. (G).

Simon John Harris, 49, of no fixed address, possession of heroin, detained in the courthouse. (G).

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