A MAN has been jailed after admitting interfering with a string of cars.

Tony Coppin admitted four charges of trying to get into the motor vehicles in Colchester when he appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court.

The 27-year-old, of Ladbrook Drive, Colchester, was jailed for eight weeks and must pay a £122 victim surcharge.

  • A MEAT thief has been given a community order.

Jason Glasgow, 32, stole more than £90 worth of items from Aldi in Colchester.

He admitted theft when he appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court.

Glasgow, of Greenstead Road, Colchester, must complete 20 rehabilitation days and pay £200 in court charges.

  • A THIEF has been jailed for 12 weeks.

Mitchell Buttfield stole four jumpers worth £200 from Superdry in Culver Square, Colchester, on two separate occasions.

He also took perfume from the nearby Debenhams.

The 34-year-old, of The Avenue, Colchester, admitted three counts of theft when he appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court.

He must also pay £100 compensation.

  • A TEENAGE boy has admitted an attack in Colchester.

The 16-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, injured another person in Wimpole Road, Colchester, in September last year.

He admitted unlawful and malicious wounding at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court.

The boy, who is from Colchester, must work with the youth offending panel for nine months and pay £200 compensation.

  • A STALKER has been handed a community order.

Alex Fulk, 44, bombarded her victim with messages, including some which were threatening, in February.

She admitted stalking and three counts of assault on other people when she appeared at Colchester Magistrates' Court.

Fulk, of Layer Road, Colchester, must complete 20 rehabilitation days.

She is banned from contacting the stalking victim for 18 months and must pay him £50 compensation.

Fulk was fined £400 and must pay £50 in compensation to two people she assaulted.

  • A MOTORIST has been jailed for flouting his driving ban.

Jason Blizzard was caught behind the wheel of a Vauxhall Zafira in Avon Way, Colchester, despite serving a disqualification.

As a result of his ban, Blizzard, 41, had no insurance.

After admitting driving while disqualified and without insurance at Colchester Magistrates' Court he was jailed for eight weeks.

Blizzard, of Alderton Road, Colchester, was given a fresh three year driving ban.

  • A MAN who assaulted a police officer has been fined £80.

John Slattery, 51, of Windsor Road, West Mersea, admitted assault of an emergency worker when he appeared at Colchester Magistrates’ Court.

He must pay £137 in other court charges.

  • A THUG who headbutted a pregnant woman has been locked up.

Travis Hamilton was sentenced to 14 weeks in a young offender's institute after admitting to the assault at Colchester Magistrates' Court.

The 20-year-old is also banned from contacting the victim for two years.

Hamilton, of Benham Close, Colchester, must pay £150 compensation.

  • A MAN caught with crack and heroin has been fined £120.

Barry Coppin had small amounts of both drugs in Colchester in May.

The 56-year-old, of Hickory Avenue, Colchester, admitted two counts of possession of class A drugs when he appeared at Colchester Magistrates' Court.

He must also pay £105 costs and a £34 victim surcharge.

The drugs will be destroyed.