HERE are some more of the notable cases to be held at Worcester Magistrates Court this month.

A Worcester man who was caught with a baton and cannabis in his possession has been given a community order and a curfew.

Joshua Glackin admitted carrying a baton in Teesdale Close, Droitwich, when he appeared before magistrates on October 15.

He also admitted possession of cannabis on June 30, also in Droitwich, on the same day as being caught with the baton.

The 29 year-old, whose address was given as the Elgar Suite at Newtown Hospital, Worcester, was handed a community order and must remain indoors for four weeks, starting on October 16.

He was also ordered to pay £195 in fines, costs and a victim surcharge.

A woman who stole beauty products in Evesham has been given a conditional discharge and must pay compensation.

33 year-old Hillary Harmer, of Hill and Moor Residential Park, Evesham, admitted stealing Johnsons Baby Oil, make-up brushes, moisturiser and No.7 Serum from Boots on June 6 this year and June 9 this year.

Harmer indicated a guilty plea to the charges, and was handed a six-month conditional discharge for the two offences, as well as being ordered to pay compensation of £260.

In addition, she must pay a £22 victim surcharge.

No application for costs was made due to lack of means.

A man who verbally abused a police officer in Worcester and drove while over the legal alcohol limit has been give a suspended prison sentence.

30 year-old Clinton Robinson admitted using abusive, threatening or insulting words or behaviour when he appeared before magistrates on October 15.

The charges state that on September 21 this year, Robinson, of Carmarthen in Wales, drove a BMW in Worcester despite having 114 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

On the same night he verbally abused PC Thorpe, with the court finding it was motivated by hostility towards the officer's sexual orientation.

Along with the six week sentence, which was suspended for two years, Robinson was ordered to pay £50, a victim surcharge of £128 and costs of £135.

He was also banned from driving for 28 months.

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