A round-up of this week’s court listings.
A man has been committed to prison for 28 days for stealing meat and cheese from a Leyland shop on three separate occasions. During one theft at the Spar store, John Molineux stole £114 worth of items. The 33-year-old, from Fishergate Hill, Preston, pleaded guilty.
A woman has been found guilty of taking £130.96 worth of whiskey from Morrisons in Leyland. Lelia Daniela Nina, 26, from St Vincent Avenue, Doncaster, took the four bottles whilst subject to a suspended sentence for a previous offence. She was also found in Preston “with an article for use in the course of, or in connection with, theft; namely a foil lined bag”. She has been locked up for six weeks, and must also pay a victim surcharge of £100.
A woman has been fined £130 for driving in Stanifield Lane, Farington, without due care and attention. Four points were also added to the licence of Susan Linda Hayes, aged 54, from Leyland Lane. She must also pay a victim surcharge of £20 and costs of £85.
A man has been jailed for causing damage to a housing association wall and door handle, and to a plastic cup and steam mop. Myles Crichlow Clarke, 27, from Alder Close, Leyland, admitted to the offences, which took place whilst he was subject to a suspended sentence. He has been committed to prison for two weeks, and must pay a victim surcharge of £80 and a criminal courts charge of £180.
A Leyland man who broke the 30mph speed limit in the A59 Ringway, Preston, has been handed a £220 fine. The case of Glyn Thomas Miller, 59, from Westfield Drive, Leyland, was proved in his absence. Three points were added to his licence. He must pay a victim surcharge of £22 and costs of £85.
A man has been banned from driving after he failed to provide a urine sample in the course of an investigation into whether he had committed an offence. Martyn Kevin Wallbank, 44, from Conway Meadow, Clayton-le-Woods, pleaded guilty, and has been disqualified from holding a driving licence for 17 months. He was also fined £160 and must pay a £60 victim surcharge, and must attend appointments with an officer under a community order. His ban will be reduced by 17 weeks if he completes a course by September.
A man has admitted to possessing a ‘snap bag’ of the Class B drug cannabis. Glen Philip Ashton, 36, of Leyton Avenue, Leyland, was fined £37, and must pay a £20 victim surcharge and a criminal courts charge of £180.
A man must carry out 150 hours of unpaid work after driving without due care and attention, crashing into a lamp post, and failing to stop. Ryan Salmon, 28, from Larchwood Crescent, Leyland, pleaded guilty. Nine points were added to his licence, he was fined £340, and must also pay a victim surcharge of £60, costs of £85, and a criminal courts charge of £150.