A MAN from Kidderminster was fined for threatening to kill another person.

Richard Hancher, of Willowfield Drive, Kidderminster, pleaded guilty to making a threat to a police officer to kill another person, namely Christopher Cutler, on February 26 this year.

Appearing before Kidderminster magistrates on Tuesday (April 2), the 43-year-old was fined £50 plus a victim surcharge of £85 and a community order was made, requiring Hancher to complete rehabilitation activity.

Also at Kidderminster Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, Ian Lawson, aged 31, of Valley Close, Kidderminster, admitted using threatening behaviour towards Danielle Handy in Kidderminster on November 9 last year.

Lawson pleaded guilty to using threatening, abusive or insulting words of behaviour, thereby causing harassment, alarm or distress to Ms Handy.

He was discharged conditionally for three years and ordered to pay compensation of £100 plus a victim surcharge of £20 and £135 in costs.

Richard Jones, of Stourport High Street, pleaded guilty to disorderly behaviour while drunk at Kidderminster Hospital on March 16 this year.

Jones, aged 37, was discharged conditionally for 12 months and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £20. He must also pay costs of £50 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Perry Lowell, of Washington Court in Birmingham, pleaded guilty to stealing four cans of Skol and eight cans of Fosters from Costcutter in Kidderminster on January 15.

He was ordered to pay £6.50 in compensation plus costs of £100.

Clare O'Neill, of Northwood Lane, Bewdley, pleaded guilty to driving while over the legal limit for alcohol.

The 47-year-old was found to have 94 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath - more than double the legal limit - while driving on the A456 Bewdley Road on March 15 this year.

She was subjected to a community order and will be under a curfew for six months with electronic monitoring. She must also pay a victim surcharge of £85 plus £100 in costs and was disqualified from driving for three years.

Christopher Pugh, aged 45, of Carroll Walk, Kidderminster, pleaded guilty to stealing a pedal cycle in Kidderminster belonging to Jason Monkton on October 24 last year.

He was fined £100 and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £30, plus costs worth £80 to the Crown Prosecution Service.