Leyland court listings

Leyland Magistrates Court
Leyland Magistrates Court

A round-up of this week’s Leyland court listings.

A man has admitted to taking a car, making off from a petrol station without paying for fuel, driving whilst disqualified, and possessing cannabis. A community order was made against Matthew James Wilson, 33, from Cunnery Meadow, Leyland. He must attend appointments with an officer for 30 days, and must pay compensation of £15.01, a victim surcharge of £60, and costs of £85. He has also been banned from driving for 12 months.

An 18-year-old has been fined £440 for driving with inadequate tyres. Ethan Blackwell, from Riversedge Road, Leyland, was convicted after being caught in Churchill Way, Leyland. Three points were added to his licence, and he must also pay a victim surcharge of £44, costs of £85, and a criminal courts charge of £150.

A youth rehabilitation order has been placed against a 17-year-old who committed a string of offences in Leyland. The Penwortham boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to taking a moped without the consent of the owner, and driving it in Dunkirk Lane whilst disqualified, without insurance or a relevant licence, failing to wear protective head gear, and causing damage to the moped. He will be electronically monitored under curfew for three months, and must carry out 100 hours’ of unpaid work in the community. He must also attend appointments with an officer for 12 months, and pay a victim surcharge of £15, costs of £85, and compensation of £200.

A 15-year-old has admitted to stealing a Philips electric razor worth £54.99 from Boots in Leyland. The youth, who cannot be identified, was already subject to a Youth Rehabilitation Order. The boy, from Fleetwood, must attend appointments with an officer for 12 months, and pay a victim surcharge of £15.

A man has pleaded guilty to driving without due care and attention in Euxton Lane, Chorley. Gary Tack, 60, from Pear Tree Road, Croston, had four points added to his licence. He must also pay a £40 fine, a £20 victim surcharge, and £85 in court costs.