PEWSHAM: Louis Clifford who was caught drink driving while he was on a suspended sentence for wounding, was banned from the roads for 16 months and told to pay £1,000.

Clifford, 21, of Chivers Road, was at the wheel of a BMW 116i in Hazelwood Road, Melksham when he was stopped. A breath test revealed a level of 57mcg of alcohol in his system. The limit is 35.

He had denied the charge but was found guilty.

Salisbury magistrates fined him £346 and instructed him to pay prosecution costs of £620 as well as a £34 victim surcharge.

ROYAL WOOTTON BASSETT: Christopher Ladbrooke is to stand trial in June accused of sending a grossly offensive text to a woman with the intention of causing her distress.

The 30-year-old of Hook Street, denies the charge along with resisting a police officer. He is due in the dock at Swindon Magistrates’ Court on June 22.

ROYAL WOOTTON BASSETT: A woman who was on a community order for causing criminal damage has been given another order for doing £500-worth of damage to another woman’s property.

Yasmin Hunt, 19, of Bath Road, Swindon, was made the subject of an order in March last year after being convicted of two charges of assaulting an emergency services worker, one of criminal damage and a public order offence.

She pleaded guilty to the latest offence carried out in Royal Wootton Bassett in October and breaching the original order and was given another year’s community order. She was told she must do 40 hours of unpaid work and pay £90 towards victim services with another £40 court costs.

WILTSHIRE: A 19-year-old from London is to appear in the crown court charged with driving dangerously on the M4 between junctions 16 and 17 on February 19.

Elson Kastrati of Elderfield Road, Lower Clapton, also faces charges of failing to stop, having no licence and no insurance.

He was granted bail until the hearing on March 20 on the condition he reports twice a week to Stoke Newington police station lives at his home address.

DEVIZES: Christopher Pike has been sent for trial at Swindon Crown Court accused of entering a house in Hankerton Road, Upper Minety as a trespasser and stealing property on Valentines Day.

Pike, 37, of Waylands, was remanded in custody when he appeared before Swindon magistrates on February 20. He is due before a judge on March 20.

TROWBRIDGE: Shane Pocock was instructed to pay compensation to a man after he damaged his phone and used threatening behaviour.

Pocock, 44, of Farley Wood, Somerset, pleaded guilty to both charges. Swindon magistrates ordered him to pay a total of £142 compensation and a £150 fine.

ROYAL WOOTTON BASSETT: Mark Painter, 46, of Kerrs Way, Wroughton, is set to appear in the dock at Swindon Magistrates’ Court on March 19 to face two charges of assaulting a woman at Royal Wootton Bassett and stealing her mobile phone.

CHIPPENHAM: Christian Jones, 34, of New Road was fined a total of £480 by magistrates after he pleaded guilty to driving a van with no MOT and assaulting a police officer.

Jones was caught in Derriads Lane on January 18. The bench instructed him to pay £85 towards prosecution costs and a £33 contribution for victim services.

CHIPPENHAM: A man caught driving a Landrover on Bath Road when he was more than twice the alcohol limit has been banned from getting behind the wheel for 18 months.

James Perry, 25, of Loyalty Street, was fined £646 after the magistrates heard police breath tested him on December 20 when he gave a reading of 82mcg. The limit is 35.

He pleaded guilty to the charge and was instructed to pay £85 court costs and a £64 victim surcharge.

CHRISTIAN MALFORD: Jemima Cecil, 20, of Main Road was disqualified from driving for 13 months after a breath test revealed she was over the drink drive limit.

Cecil was caught at the wheel of a Renault Clio at Compton Bassett on December 23 magistrates heard. A test revealed a level of 46mcg in her breath.

She admitted the charge and was fined £120 with £85 prosecution costs and a £32 victim surcharge