A HOMELESS man told by magistrates he has "a flagrant disregard for people and their property" has been jailed for a total of seven weeks.

Richard Anthony Ward Coombes, 45, was jailed for a week and ordered to pay a £128 victim surcharge when he appeared at Taunton Magistrates for damaging a window at Superdrug in Bridgwater.

He received a further week's prison (consecutive) for assaulting a detention officer at the police centre in Bridgwater.

Coombes, who gave his address as c/o homeless charity Open Door, in Taunton, pleaded guilty to both offences and admitted being in breach of a suspended sentence order.

That order had been imposed for painting a yellow line on a public highway in East Reach, Taunton, and spreading faeces in a cell at the police centre in Bridgwater. He received one week for the former and two weeks for the latter, both sentences to run consecutively.

CALLUM Andrew Buchanan, 31, of King George Road, Minehead, admitted possession of 3.29 grams of cannabis.

He was fined £80 with a £34 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

A BRIDGWATER man has been ordered by the court to pay £1,185 after admitting breaching a sexual harm prevention order.

Darren Ian Donaldson, 49, of Maple Court, attended a household in the town where a child under 16 was present on three occasions between May and October last year.

He had been banned from doing so under the order made at Taunton Crown Court.