Craig Anthony Chalmers, 45, of Hill End Lane, St Albans. On December 10, 2012, failed to attend unpaid work placement as required by suspended sentence order made on January 18, 2012; also, similarly, on December 17, 2012. Suspended sentence order varied - committed to prison for four months suspended for 24 months. Order includes supervision and unpaid work requirements. Costs: £87.

Simon Alexander Cohen, 25, of Hatfield Road, St Albans. On and between November 1, 2012, and November 7, 2012, sent 14 text messages to a person - a course of conduct which amounted to harassment; also, on November 7, 2012, was in possession of two jars of cannabis, a class B drug. Community order made with supervision requirement. Restraining order made. Fine, costs: £215. 

Ryan Courtney, 18, of Alban Avenue, St Albans. On September 4, 2012, assaulted a person by beating her; also, on same date, damaged a Blackberry phone; also, on January 13, 2013, damaged a window. Community order made with programme, supervision and unpaid work requirements. Restraining order made. Compensation, costs: £480.

Margaret Eleanor C Holt, 89, of Aysgarth Close, Harpenden. On June 27, 2012, drove without due care and attention. Fine, costs: £135. Three penalty points.

Steven Leslie Kelly, 40, of Park Street Lane, Park Street. On July 18, 2012, drove in Eastbury Road, Watford, in excess of the 30mph speed limit. Fine, costs: £400. Banned from driving for six months.