The following cases have been heard at Southampton Magistrates' Court... 

DANIEL MERRIMAN, 37, of no fixed abode pleaded guilty to theft from a shop after £131.70 worth of Bailey's was stolen from Sainsbury's in Ringwood. He also admitted three public order offences that all took place in the Ringwood area. Merriman received a three-month sentence suspended for 18 months and must pay £400 compensation. He was also excluded from Sainsbury's, Ringwood for 18 months and must complete up to 20 rehabilitation days. 

ANDREW THOMSON, 45, of no fixed abode admitted two counts of theft from a shop after chocolate and meat worth £190 was stolen from Co-Op in Shirley Road, Southampton. He was ordered to pay £190 compensation. 

NIKESH PAUL, 28, of Windermere Avenue, Southampton pleaded guilty to possessing a controlled drug of Class A, namely cocaine. He also admitted to two counts of drug driving in Southampton. He was driving a Vauxhall on St Denys Road at the time. Paul received a one-year community order with 150 hours of unpaid work and a 36-month driving ban. He must pay £85 court costs and a £114 surcharge. An order was made for the forfeiture and destruction of the drugs. 

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DANNY CARROLL, 32, of Bridgewater Road, Wembley admitted two charges of assaulting a constable in the execution of their duty in Southampton. He also pleaded guilty to using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour to cause harassment, alarm or distress. Carroll was ordered to pay £100 compensation and a £100 fine for each offence. 

JORDAN BURNELL, 28, of Cecil Road, Bournemouth admitted to two charges of criminal damage after windows belonging to Belindas Bakery and a wine box were damaged in Ringwood. He also pleaded guilty to assault by beating and theft from a shop after £24.15 worth of sandwiches, wine and crisps were stolen from Tesco Express, Ringwood. He was ordered to pay £50 compensation and was jailed for five weeks.