RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' Courts include:

Lauren Parsons, 25, of Parmin Way, Taunton, six counts of assault by beating, two counts of criminal damage,12 months conditional discharge, £21 victim surcharge. (G).

Ioan Herta, 43, of no fixed address, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, 12 weeks prison, restraining order, £122 victim surcharge, £85 costs. (G).

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