RICHARD JAMES COLEGATE aged 38 of Sycamore Close, Christchurch. Admitted driving a Chrysler on the Christchurch bypass with 54 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. Discharged conditionally for three years. To pay victim surcharge of £15. Costs of £85. Licence endorsed with five points.

MARK ANDREWS aged 44 of Purewell, Christchurch. Pleaded not guilty but found guilty of two counts of assaulting a woman by beating. Also found guilty of criminal damage to a mobile phone. Community order made. The defendant required to attend Building Better Relationships Programme for 29 days. Fined £100. To pay compensation of £80. To pay victim surcharge of £60. Costs of £620.

STEPHEN JOSEPH COYLE aged 46 of no fixed abode. Admitted the theft of a bottle of Armani Code aftershave, value £56.50, from Boots, Christchurch. Also admitted commission of a further offence whilst subject to order of conditional discharge for an offence of theft. Discharged conditionally for 12 months. To pay victim surcharge of £15. Costs of £85.