Week In Court

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

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

Shaun Patrick Farrell (37): Scholes, Scholes - Drink driving with 140 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes: Jailed for eight weeks, suspended for 12 months, 120 hours of unpaid work, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £115, pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85.

Robert Ian Campbell (36): Old Hall Drive, Ashton - Failed to give information in relation to a driver alleged to have been guilty of an offence: Fined £500, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £50, pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85, driving licence endorsed with six penalty points.

Neil Mark Parnell (31): Market Street, Hindley - Failed to comply with the requirements of a community order given for possession of heroin and crack cocaine: Jailed for 16 weeks, suspended for 12 months, drug rehabilitation requirement. pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85.

Matthew James Marshall (25): Selwyn Street, Leigh - At Wigan, drug driving on Bag Lane with cannabis and cocaine in the blood, drove without insurance or a licence: Jailed for four months, suspended for 12 months, rehabilitation requirement, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £115, pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85,disqualified from driving for 30 months.

Terence Anthony Hallows (66): Planewood Gardens, Lowton - Drove a speed exceeding 50mph on the M606/M62 motorways: Fined £40, pay £85 costs, driving licence endorsed with three penalty points.

Ronald Foster (63): Valley Road, Wigan - Assault by beating: 12-month community order with rehabilitation activity requirement and unpaid work for 80 hours, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85.

Thomas Edward Simm (29): Clifton Road, Ashton - Drove an Audi A3 on Antler Court, Bryn, without a driving licence and without insurance, conviction of an offence while a community order was in place for driving offences including driving whilst disqualified: Jailed for 16 weeks as the sixth conviction for driving whilst disqualified, disqualified from driving for three years, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £115.

Nathan Rothwell (18): Cecil Street, Wigan - Failed without reasonable excuse to comply with the requirements of a community order: Order to continue and made more onerous by adding 30 hours of unpaid work requirement.

James Gore (29): Longshaw Avenue, Billinge - Drink driving on Bolton Road, Bamfurlong, with 71 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes: Fined £200, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85, disqualified from driving for 20 months.

Ian Robert Johnson (36): Belle Green Lane, Ince - Entered as a trespasser at Kent Street, Wigan, with intent to steal, possession of cannabis: Guilty pleas given and sent to Bolton Crown Court for sentencing on April 12.

Donna Schofield (43): Lord Street, Wigan - Drink driving on Walkden Avenue, Wigan, with 85 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes, committing an offence while a suspended sentence order was in place for theft by employee: Jailed for 13 weeks as a very high reading where an accident occurred, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £115, disqualified from driving for two years.

Andrew David Jolley (48): Catherine Way, Newton-le-Willows - Drove whilst disqualified and without insurance on Kirkhall Lane in Leigh: Jailed for four months, suspended for 12 months, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £115, pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85, disqualified from driving for 18 months.