A MAN appeared in court last week after damaging a cooker.

Pawel Saoluk, 37, of Henson Park in Chard, was fined £80 at Yeovil Magistrates' Court.

He also had to pay £85 in costs and a £34 victim surcharge.

He pleaded guilty to the offence.

Jordan Paul Barton, 22, of St Johns Road in Yeovil for making eight phone calls to the police on 999, and up to 60 phone calls to the ambulance service on 999.

He was verbally abusive to various call handlers on these calls.

Barton appeared in Yeovil Magistrates' Court last week and was given a community order for the offence.

He was also found guilty of using threatening words or behaviour, and fined £120, asked to pay a £95 victim surcharge, and £45 in costs.

He pleaded guilty to all offences.

Thomas Ellis, 25, also appeared in Yeovil Magistrates Court for failing to provide details after an car accident which caused damage to another car.

He was asked to pay an £100 fine, £34 victim surcharge and £85 in costs.

Ellis, of North Brewham in Bruton, pleaded guilty to the offence and was also given five points on his licence.