A MOTORIST who tested positive for three separate drugs has lost his licence for a year.

Clint Dixon, 35, of Kendale Road, Bridgwater, was shown to have quantities of Benzoylecgonine, cocaine and Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol in his blood when stopped by police in near his home on September 15 last year.

As well as a 12-month driving ban, Dixon was fined £300 and ordered to pay a £40 victim surcharge and £85 costs after pleading guilty to the three offences at Taunton Magistrates' Court.

He was fined a further £100 after admitting possession of cannabis on the same day.

A BURGLAR who broke into Bridgwater Cricket Club was given a suspended prison sentence.

Daniel Harris, 29, of Osborne Road, Bridgwater, admitted jointly trespassing in the club with intent to steal on January 30 this year.

He was handed a 10-week sentence (concurrent) suspended for 18 months along with 80 hours unpaid work after magistrates heard he had been drinking at the time.

Harris was also ordered to pay the cricket club £500 compensation.

He also received a 22-week sentence suspended for 18 months for stealing scratch cards, a vape machine, refills and cartridges and bike locks.

COURTENAY Hunt, 24, of Friarn Street, Bridgwater, pleaded guilty to assaulting by beating another woman in the town on November 16 last year.

Hunt was given a community order with 100 hours unpaid work and ordered to pay her victim £100 compensation, as well as a £95 victim surcharge.

CORRIE John Moore, 21, of Parkway, Bridgwater, admitted possession of cocaine on October 1 last year.

He was discharged conditionally for 12 months and ordered to pay a £22 victim surcharge and £40 costs.