Police update public on Gosport incidents

POLICE have updated the public on two separate incidents in Gosport over recent days, using the Hampshire Police website and their social media to provide short bulletins on cases. All information is correct at the time of writing and publishing (Tuesday night) and any updates will be released in due course.

Man charged following Fareham Road incident

A man from Fareham has been charged with multiple offences following an incident that took place on a busy main road on Monday afternoon (March 7); with police naming him as twenty-nine year old Brandon Michael Fisher, of Earls Road.

Following the incident that occurred on Fareham Road; Mr Fisher was charged with attempted robbery, two counts of assault by beating, two counts of assaults of an emergency service worker, criminal damage, and possession of a knife in a public space.

He is next due to appear at Portsmouth Crown Court on April 11 after a court hearing earlier today.

Gosport man charged with driving offences

Following an incident in North Cross Street on Thursday last week (March 3), a man from Gosport has been charged with a series of driving and motor vehicle offences; a vigilant member of the public reporting the matter to officers nearby the town centre.

Sixty-seven year old Terence Madigan was arrested at the scene and his vehicle seized by police; alleged offences including driving a motor vehicle when above the alcohol limit, driving a motor vehicle without insurance and using a motor vehicle on a road or public place without insurance.

He has since been bailed to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court on March 24.

Readers are asked to report any incidents by calling 101 (or 999 in an emergency) or by the Report function on Hampshire Police website. They can also report crime anonymously to the independent charity CrimeStoppers by telephoning 0800 555 111.