Week In Court

Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

Round-up of people brought before Wigan and Leigh magistrates ...

Thomas John Pounder (25): Keswick Place, Ince - Dishonestly received a stolen £500 guitar: Fined £80, pay surcharge to fund victim services of £115, pay costs of £30.

Craig Kenneth Hibbert (25): Housley Close, Worsley Mesnes - Criminal damage, assault, failed to tell police of a change of address as required to do so by the Sexual Offences Act 2003: Jailed for 24 weeks, pay surcharge to fund victim services of £115.

Christopher David Miller (32): Greenhey, Orrell - Interfered with a motor vehicle, committing an offence while a suspended sentence order in place, shoplifting and dishonestly receiving stolen goods: Jailed for 32 weeks.

Gavin David Roberts (39): Bank Street, Golborne: Had an article, namely a large set of snip pliers, for use in the course of a theft, possession of a Stanley knife without good reason or lawful authority - Jailed for eight weeks, suspended for 12 months, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £115.

Andrew James Riding (43): Crediton Drive, Platt Bridge - Harassment by leaving roses on victim’s car, leaving a plant pot on her doorstep and putting a yellow substance on her car: Restraining order not to contact victim or enter Parkfields, Abram.

Tom William Bell (45): Moor Road, Leyland - At Wigan, harassment of victim, sent by means of a public electronic communications network a message that was grossly offensive or of an indecent, obscene or menacing character: Community order for 12 months with 150 hours of unpaid work requirement, restraining order not to contact victim or enter Highgate Crescent, Appley Bridge, pay £200 compensation, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

David John Miller (41): Montford Rise, Aspull - Damaged a wall, damaged two windows belonging to Wigan Council, harassment: Jailed for eight weeks, suspended for 12 months, offence so serious as a brick was thrown through window of complainant’s house, restraining order made not to contact the victims or enter Albion Drive, New Springs, pay £400 compensation.

Adele Ruddy (31): Beech Hill Lane, Beech Hill, Wigan - Being the parent of two children at Rosebridge Academy, failed to ensure they attended regularly: Community order with six-week curfew, pay costs of £100.

Mohammad Azez (33): Trecastell Close, Whelley, Wigan - Possession of a vehicle that did not meet the insurance requirements of the Road Traffic Act 1998: Discharged conditionally for three months, pay £20 surcharge to fund victim services.

Jamie Langfield-Town (38): Standishgate, Wigan - Assault by beating: Discharged conditionally for two years, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £20, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Ian Brian Livesley (33): Redbrook Road, Ince - Without reasonable excuse, attended at the home address of victim while prohibited by a restraining order: Discharged conditionally for two years, pay £100 compensation, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £20, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Callum John Riley (19): Dearden Way, Up Holland - Stole items from Home Bargains: 12-month community order, fined £200.

Wayne Simpkin (28): Warrington Road, Abram - Failed to comply with the community requirement of a suspended sentence order given for drink driving and driving while disqualified: Jailed for eight weeks.