Leyland court round-up, 31st July

Leyland Magistrate's Court
Leyland Magistrate's Court

This week’s court listings.

A Leyland thief has admitted to 10 charges of stealing household items from Asda in Clayton-le-Woods. Lisa Whalley, 45, from Kirkby Avenue, must attend appointments with an officer for up to 15 days, under a community order. She must also pay a £60 victim surcharge, and criminal courts charge of £150.

A woman has been locked up for 28 days after stealing a number of handbags. The case of Helen Fish, 42, from Kennett Drive, Leyland, was proved in her absence. She took the bags from TK Maxx in Preston, during the period of a suspended sentence. In a separate charge, she was also committed to prison for 14 days after pleading guilty to stealing £48.73 of groceries from Lidl in Leyland. She must pay a victim surcharge of £80 and a criminal courts charge of £150.

A 50-year-old has admitted to possessing the class A drug diamorphine and class B drug amphetamine. Steven Allen Fowler, from Queens Way, Leyland, must receive treatment for six months, and attend appointments with an officer for up to 40 days. He must also pay a £60 victim surcharge and £30 in court costs.

A thief has confessed to taking two half legs of lamb, to the value of £27.45, from Morrisons in Leyland. Paul Stuart Hennerley, 26, from Longmeanygate, Leyland, was handed a £15 victim surcharge fee and a criminal courts charge of £150, discharged conditionally for 12 months.

A man has been placed under curfew after attempting to steal cash from the Seven Stars pub in Leyland. Damon Lloyd Watson, 27, from Cheetham Meadow, Leyland, admitted to the charge, and will be electronically monitored for eight weeks. He must pay a victim surcharge of £60, costs of £85, and a criminal courts charge of £180.

A woman who failed to tell South Ribble Council and Chorley Council of a change in her circumstances, which effected her entitlement to benefits, has been placed under curfew for two months. Amanda Jean Sumner, 46, from Keepers Wood Way, Chorley, was in receipt of an occupational pension. She must pay a £60 victim surcharge and costs of £100.

A 15-year-old from Clayton-le-Woods has pleaded guilty to 12 charges of possessing and making indecent images of children. The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been referred to the Lancashire Youth Offending Team youth offender panel for six months. He must also pay a £15 victim surcharge and £85 in court costs.

An Euxton man has been ordered to pay £250 in total, discharged conditionally for six months, for drunk and disorderly behaviour. Thomas Warwick Heywood, 22, from Hawkshead Avenue, Euxton, admitted the charge for his behaviour in Fishergate, Preston. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £15, court costs of £85, and a criminal courts charge of £150.