THE latest cases heard by Salisbury and Swindon Magistrates' courts:

RAMASH RIZAL, aged 47, of St Edmund’s Church Street, Salisbury, was found guilty of assault by beating and damaging a mobile phone. Both offences took place in Salisbury on June 25, 2020. Rizal was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £95, costs of £500 and compensation of £360. He must attend activities and appointments as instructed by an officer and must complete 150 hours of unpaid work. A restraining order is in force until December 2022.

ALAN RICHARD WHITEAR, aged 42, of St George’s Road, Tidworth, pleaded guilty to assault by beating on August 28, 2021. He also pleaded guilty to harassment, through numerous calls and messages, entering a property without consent, and attending a place of work. Whitear was committed to prison for 12 weeks suspended for 24 months. He must take part in a 'Building Better Relationships' programme, and attend activities and appointments as instructed by an officer. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £128 and costs of £85. A restraining order is in force until June 2024. 

JOSHUA EDWARD PARFITT, aged 31, of Edingworth Road, Weston-super-Mare, pleaded guilty to driving a Volkswagen Transporter at a speed exceeding 50mph along the A36 in Wylye on November 26, 2021. He was fined £664 and was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £66 and costs of £90. His driving record was endorsed with six points. 

JAMES FREDERICK STOCKWELL, aged 41, of no fixed abode in Salisbury, pleaded guilty to intentionally damaging a car windscreen, window and dashboard on December 17, 2021. He was discharged conditionally for six months and was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £22 and costs of £50. 

RYAN MCSHANE-THOMAS, aged 22, of Meads Road, Durrington, pleaded guilty to driving while disqualified and without the appropriate policy of insurance. The offences were recorded on November 20, 2021, when the defendant was driving a Fiat 500 at Solstice Park in Amesbury. He was fined £660 and was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £67 and costs of £85. He was banned from driving for a further seven months. 

WILLIAM ROBERT HENNEY, aged 19, of Vicarage Road, Lover, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of drugs. On December 24, 2021, Henney was recorded driving a Ford Fiesta along Downton Road in Salisbury with benzoylecgonine - the main metabolite of cocaine - in his blood. He was fined £133 and was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £34 and costs of £85. He was banned from the road for 12 months. 

DANIEL GORDON MILLS, alias DANNY GRIFFIN, aged 28, of Dimmer Drive, Wilton, was found guilty of assault by beating in Salisbury on February 8, 2020. He was ordered to pay costs of £620 and a victim surcharge of £90. He must complete 200 hours of unpaid work and must attend activities and appointments as instructed by an officer.

JOHN HOPKINS, aged 62, of St George’s Road, Tidworth, pleaded guilty to assault by beating in Salisbury on October 27, 2021. On May 7, 2022, Hopkins failed to provide a specimen of breath for analysis during an investigation into whether he committed an offence while in charge of a vehicle. He must have treatment for alcohol dependency and mental health, and must attend appointments and activities as instructed by an officer. His driving record has been endorsed.

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