Here is a round-up of the criminals who have been sentenced at magistrates court this month so far.

The cases include those heard in Southend, Basildon and Chelmsford Magistrates' Courts.

Peter Dover has been spared jail after carrying out the attack on March 2 this year.

The 47-year-old of Central Road, Stanford-le-Hope attacked the officer in Stanford on the day where he beat him.

The attack happened after Dover was found to have a quantity of cannabis on him when searched by police.

He appeared at Basildon Magistrates' Court where he admitted both offences.

The magistrates' bench chose to give Dover a community order until May 3 next year.

He must complete 80 hours of unpaid work.

The bench also ordered him to pay compensation to the officer totalling £100, plus £105 to the Crown Prosecution Service to cover its costs.

Morgan Rust appeared at Basildon Magistrates Court where he admitted interfering with a Suzuki on January 23 this year so that it could be stolen.

The 20-year-old of Stanier Close, Southend was given a suspended two-month prison sentence.

He must also complete 200 hours of unpaid work.

Matthew Walker, 33, of Victoria Road, Laindon, was charged with failing to give information about a driver who was alleged to have been guilty of an offence on May 23, 2019.

The offence took place in Billericay.

Walker was due to stand trial at Basildon Magistrates’ Court but failed to attend, and the crime was proved in his absence.

He was fined a total of £660 and must also pay a victim surcharge of £66 and a total of £400 in costs to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Walker was also given six points on his driving licence.

Jordan Wood, 24, of Bunters Avenue, Shoebury, appeared at Basildon Magistrates’ Court where he admitted harassment of the woman in Southend on March 6 last year.

He used words to cause alarm and distress.

The bench gave him a community order with 100 hours of unpaid work for the next year. He must pay £300 in costs.

Nicholas Jemson, 54, has been locked up for a month after destroying the windows in a supported housing unit belonging to the Rosemead Group.

Jemson, of no fixed address, destroyed the two double glazed windows and two blinds worth £500 on May 1.

He was arrested and brought to Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court where he admitted criminal damage.

The magistrates’ bench said the offence was so serious because it had been fuelled by alcohol and it took place within a supported housing setting.

He must also pay £500 compensation.

Julius Gudelaitis, 30, of Bedford Road, Grays, was under a notification requirement with Essex Police under the Sexual Offences Act.

As part of his order, Gudelaitis had to complete periodic notifications with the force, including one on October 30 last year.

However, he failed to do this in time, not completing the notification until November 12 that year, which is two weeks late.

Gudelaitis was then charged and sent to Basildon Magistrates’ Court.

He admitted the offence on April 30 this year.

The magistrates’ bench chose to give him a fine of £115 for failing to comply.

He must also pay a victim surcharge of £34, along with £145 in costs to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Brittany Ebbs has been spared jail after the incident on November 25 last year.

The 23-year-old of Aire Drive, South Ockendon, was found to be driving with no licence or insurance on Aire Drive.

After being stopped by the police, she then obstructed an officer in his line of duty after being found with a quantity of cannabis.

Following this, she then assaulted the officer by beating him.

Ebbs was arrested and later went on to admit all charges when appearing at Basildon Magistrates’ Court.

The magistrates’ bench chose not to send Ebbs to prison but impose a community order which will last until April 29, 2022.

During this time, Ebbs must complete 80 hours of unpaid work which will be supervised by the probation service.

She was also given six points on her driving licence and must pay costs of £105 to the Crown Prosecution Service along with a £95 victim surcharge.

Dandy Ugbelase, 27, of Luncies Road, Basildon, appeared at Basildon Magistrates’ Court where he admitted having cannabis.

It follows a stop and search by police in Basildon on September 6 last year where he was found with the drugs.

He was given a conditional discharge for 12 months and must pay a victim surcharge of £22. The cannabis was ordered to be destroyed.

Lewis Hannington, 26, of Barrie Pavement, Wickford, was caught in Basildon on December 2, 2018 with cannabis and cocaine.

He appeared a Basildon Magistrates’ Court where he admitted possessing the drugs and being involved in the supply of them both.

He was given a suspended sentence as the bench said he had worked well with the probation service since the incident and the crimes were also old.

Sally Burrows, 46, of Baxter Avenue, Southend, appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court where she admitted having two grams of heroin and 0.2 grams of cocaine.

The offences took place on October 30 last year.

She was jailed for four weeks due to the bench saying she was a “prolific” offender with numerous others previous convictions, and she had not been working with the probation service.