Leyland court listings, October 29

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A dog owner from Leyland has been ordered to keep his pet under control after South Ribble Council took him to court.

This week’s Leyland court listings:

A dog owner from Leyland has been ordered to keep his pet under control after South Ribble Council took him to court. John Joseph Richardson, 43, from Boundary Street, has been ordered to keep the bulldog cross Staffordshire bull terrier known as Cracker under proper control. It was ordered that the dog must be kept on a fixed lead at all times when in Farington Gate Park, Leyland; it must be muzzled at all times in a public place; and it must be neutered and micro-chipped by November 18. Richardson admitted that the dog ‘was dangerous and was not kept under proper control’ following the complaint by the council. He must pay costs of £200 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

A man who drove without the relevant insurance has been fined £660. The case of Mark Lancaster, 41, from Springfield Road, Leyland, was proved in his absence. Six points were added to his licence, and he was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £66 and costs of £85.

A speeding driver has been fined £80. Janet Grindrod, 46, from Little Firs Fold, Leyland Lane, Leyland, pleaded guilty to breaking a 30mph speed limit. Six points were added to her licence, and she must also pay a victim surcharge of £20 and costs of £85.

A man with a ‘very lengthy record’ has been sent to prison for 112 days, after admitting to a charge carried out during the period of a suspended sentence. Lee Patrick Gorman, 30, from North Cliff Street, Preston, admitted to having ‘articles for use in the course of, or in connection with, theft’ in Leyland; bolt croppers, an LED torch, craft knife, manicure tool, electrical tape, and an Allen key. He must also pay a victim surcharge of £80 and a criminal courts charge of £150.

A 56-year-old has been fined £220 for exceeding a 30mph speed limit. Kevin Bolton, from Southport Road, Leyland, broke the limit in The Green, Eccleston. The case was proved in his absence, and three points were added to his licence. He was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £22 and £85 in costs.

Two Leyland men have each been fined £660 after failing to give information to police about drivers alleged to have been guilty of an offence. The separate cases of Roy Andrew Walmsley, 54, from Wharfedale Close, and Roy Walker, 43, from Malden Street, were proved in their absence. Their driving records were endorsed with six points, and they must each also pay a £66 victim surcharge and £85 in costs.

An Euxton man who drove without the relevant insurance has been fined £660. The case of Gavin Ashley Dunnett, 45, from Greenside, was proved in his absence. He was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £66, costs of £85, and had six points added to his licence.

A woman who failed to give information to police about a driver alleged to have been guilty of an offence has been fined £120. Diana Harris, 32, from New Street, Eccleston, admitted the charge. She must also pay a £20 victim surcharge, £85 in costs, and saw six points added to his licence.

A driver who broke a 50mph speed limit has been fined £220. The case of Adam John Christopher French, from Whittle Park, Clayton-le-Woods, was proved in his absence. He must also pay a £22 victim surcharge, £85 in costs, and had three points added to his licence.

A 63-year-old has pleaded guilty to speeding. Joachim Langfeld, from Reeveswood, Eccleston, drove faster than the 30mph limit in The Green, Eccleston. Three points were added to his licence, and he was also fined £145 and made to pay a £20 victim surcharge and costs of £85.