RECENT cases dealt with by Taunton Magistrates' Courts include:

Hayley Tisoc, 32, of Rochester Road, Taunton, drink driving, £162 fine, £34 victim surcharge, £100 costs, 12 months driving ban. (G).

Steven Brannan, 34, of Beadon Road, Taunton, damaged speaker units, 12 months conditional discharge, £22 victim surcharge, £85 costs. (G).

Liam Richard Davies, 24, of Stoney Furlong, Taunton, assault by beating a police constable acting in the exercise of his duty, four months prison suspended for 12 months, £150 compensation. £122 victim surcharge; used threatening, abusive words or behaviour, no separate penalty. (G).

Lee Balik, 37, of Blagrove Close, Street, assault by beating, restraining order, £100 fine, £100 compensation, £32 victim surcharge, £350 costs.

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