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

CRAIG GRIFFITHS, 34, of no fixed abode pleaded guilty to two counts of theft from a shop after he stole £148.55 worth of items from Sainsbury's in Southampton. He also stole £168 worth of sunglasses from John Lewis. Griffiths was ordered to pay £316.55 in compensation and was jailed for 11 weeks.

MATTHEW BEDWELL, 31, of Mullen Close, Southampton pleaded guilty to theft from a shop after he stole £40 worth of salmon, beer and pringles from Co-Op in Southampton. He received a 12-month conditional discharge.

DAWN JOHNSON, 58, of Englefield Road, Southampton was found guilty of failing to give information relating to the identification of the driver of an MG. She also pleaded guilty to exceeding a temporary 50mph speed restriction on the M3 between junctions 11 and 12. She was caught at 62mph when a 50mph speed limit was in place. She received a six-month driving ban, three points and a £700 fine. Johnson was ordered to pay £160 court costs and a £16 surcharge.

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CRAIG RENNIE, 44, of Kingsclere Avenue, Southampton admitted to assault by beating of an emergency worker, namely a police officer and racially or religiously aggravated intentional harassment, alarm or distress. He was ordered to pay £300 compensation and a £100 fine.

LEON PARKER, 39, of Mescott Meadows, Hedge End pleaded guilty to harassment in breach of a restraining order in Eastleigh. This came after he sent an email despite being prohibited from doing so. Parker also admitted to possessing an offensive weapon in a private place, namely a knuckleduster. Parker received a one-year community order with up to ten rehabilitation days and a £100 fine. An order was made for the forfeiture and destruction of the knuckleduster. Parker must pay £85 court costs. 

WAIDI GANIYU, 37, of Kingsclere Avenue, Southampton admitted to speeding on Weston Lane in Southampton. He was clocked at 55mph whilst driving a Ford Focus. The speed limit is 30mph. He received a 14-day driving ban and a £486 fine. Ganiya was also ordered to pay £110 court costs and a £185 surcharge.