Week In Court

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

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

James Ahearne (19): Lambton Street, Pemberton - Stole a Bose sound bar to the value of £300: Jailed for 11 weeks, offence was so serious because of a breach of trust, stole to finance a drugs habit, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £115.

Daniel Cain Potts (31): Stonyhurst Avenue, Ince - Damaged a mobile phone to the value of £350, assault by beating: 12-month community order with rehabilitation requirement, restraining order not to contact victim or enter Elm Avenue, Golborne, pay £80 compensation, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay costs of £300 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

John Darbyshire (42): Leigh Road, Hindley - Failed to comply with the requirements of a community order given for failing to register a new address under the terms of the Sexual Offences Act 2003: Jailed for four weeks, suspended for 12 months, carry out 80 hours of unpaid work.

Joshua Wilkinson (18): Burns Close, Wigan - Entered as a trespasser a building on Moor Lane and stole a TV to the value of £200. Stole money and prescribed drugs to the value of £40.85, failed without reasonable cause to surrender to custody: Committed to prison for 12 weeks, suspended for 24 months, ordered to carry out unpaid work for 40 hours, to pay compensation of £590 in total.

Craig Berry (41): Castle Hill Road, Hindley - Drove on a restricted road at a speed exceeding 30 miles per hour: Fined £200, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85, driving licence endorsed with four points.

Terrence Jones (58): Golborne Place, Scholes - Drink driving on Warrington Road, with 68 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes. Fined £120, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85, disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 18 months.

Jonathan James Robinson (23): Barnsley Street, Wigan - Drink driving on Gidlow Lane, with 130 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 milliletres of breath, with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes. Assault by beating: Committed to prison for eight weeks, suspended for 12 months, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £115, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 30 months.

Arthur McLean (46): Silverdale Avenue, Wigan - Stole cosmetics to the value of £28.80, belonging to Wilkos: Community order made, Alcohol Treatment Requirement, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85.

Peter George Snape (33): Collingwood Street, Standish - Damaged a VW Polo to the value of £300: Fined £500, pay compensation of £300, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £50, pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85.

James John Winnard (30): Malvern Street, Standish - Drink driving on Preston Road, Standish, with 78 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, exceeding the legal limit of 35 microgrammes. Drove without care and attention: Fined £150, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85, disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 22 months.

Daniel Alexander O’Donnell (24): Millstone Court, Golborne - In possession of cannabis: Fined £255, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85.