Emma Claire Fowler, 31, of Garden Cottages, Frogmore. On September 8, 2012, used threatening, abusive or insulting words; also, on September 21, 2012, failed to surrender to custody. Fine, costs: £155.

Samantha Maxine Richardson, 34, of Norris Close, London Colney. On December 30, 2012, drove in London Colney, after consuming so much alcohol that the proportion in breath was 61 microgrammes in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35 microgrammes. Fine, costs: £215. Banned from driving for 17 months, to be reduced by 17 weeks if approved course undertaken.

Pamela Janice Couchman, 49, of Tassell Hall, Redbourn. On December 3, 2012, assaulted a person by beating him; also, on same date, assaulted a person by beating her. Discharged conditionally for 12 months. Costs: £100.

Jeffrey Dunkley, 57, of Martham Court, Hickling Way, Harpenden. On August 11, 2012, drove in Sandridge Road, while using a hand-held telephone. Fine, costs: £300. Three penalty points.

Shareef Muhammad Khodadin, 26, of Peters Avenue, London Colney. On August 11, 2012, drove in North Orbital Road, St Albans, without due care and attention. Fine, costs: £400. Six penalty points.