Leyland court listings - January 21

Leyland Magistrates Court
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This week’s Leyland court listings.

A Leyland man has been handed a prison sentence after driving on the M6 during the course of a driving ban. Brett John Matthew Skapars, 25, from Royal Avenue, pleaded guilty, and was committed to prison for 12 weeks suspended for 12 months. He must also pay a victim surcharge of £80 and £85 costs.

A man has been fined £40 after he used ‘threatening or abusive words or behaviour or disorderly behaviour within the hearing or sight of a person likely to be caused harassment, alarm or distress’. Wayne Edmondson, 48, from Woodville Street, Farington, admitted to the charge, and was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £20 and costs of £85.

A man must pay a total of £811 after he failed to give information to police about a driver alleged to have committed an offence. The case of Timothy Kirk Dugdale, 47, from Wade Brook Road, Leyland, was proved in his absence. Six points have been added to his licence, and he must also pay a victim surcharge of £66 and £85 costs.

A drink-driver has been banned from getting behind the wheel for 12 months. Christopher Yates, 53, from Leyland Lane, Leyland, admitted to driving in Slater Lane, Leyland, whilst under the influence of alcohol. He was also fined £345, and must pay a victim surcharge of £35 and costs of £85.

Three Blackburn men have been charged with possessing cannabis in Leyland. In the separate cases, Khuzaima Khan, 26, Minhaj Khan, 21, both of Tintern Crescent, and Mohammed Safwan Khan, 27, from Boland Street, all pleaded guilty. Each were fined £80, and made to pay a £20 victim surcharge and £85 in court costs.

A man has been fined £245 and had four points added to his driving licence after breaking a 30mph speed limit. Jamie Richardson, 22, from Pear Tree Road, Croston, confessed, and must also pay a victim surcharge of £25 and court costs of £85.