Wigan's Week In Court

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


Jack Robert Fishwick (23): Kitt Green Road, Wigan - Failed without reasonable to comply with the requirements of a community order given for repeated breaches of a restraining order: Jailed for eight weeks suspended for 12 months, unpaid work requirement for 80 hours.

James Wayne Ahearne (20): Lambton Street, Pemberton - Stole a wallet and bank cards belonging to Ryan Bithell and Amy Hayes, possession of a glass hammer for use in a theft: Jailed for 20 weeks, pay £250 compensation.

Callum Doran (24): Sandalwood Drive, Wigan - Damaged a window and bonnet of a VW Tiguan vehicle belonging to Hazel Harrison: Discharged conditionally for two years, restraining order not to contact Hazel Harrison, pay £300 compensation, pay a surcharge to fund victims services of £20, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Anthony James Connor (30): Viscount Road, Marsh Green - Stole 12 purses to the value of £190 from TK Maxx at Robin Park Retail Park, Wigan, stole shampoo and conditioner to the value of £45 from Asda in Wigan: Jailed for 12 weeks, suspended for 12 months with curfew for eight weeks, pay a surcharge to fund victims services of £115, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Jack Dickinson-Knowles (21): Eckersley Street, Whelley - Used threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour towards three men: Fined £100, pay a surcharge to fund victims services of £30, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Stephen Keiron Watson (20): Worsley Mesnes Avenue, Wigan - Caused Rachael Brindle harassment, alarm or distress: Fined £80, pay a surcharge to fund victims services of £30, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

David Arthur Cox (63): Cansfield Grove, Ashton - Assaulted Michael Hayes by beating him, committing an offence while subject of a conditional discharge given for assault and criminal damage of false teeth and glasses to the value of £865 belonging to Michael Hayes: Discharged conditionally for two years, restraining order not to contact Michael Hayes.

Mandy Dobson (36): Eliot Drive, Worsley Mesnes - Being the parent of a child at Rose Bridge Academy, failed to ensure they attended regularly at the school: Nine-month community order with curfew for six weeks, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay costs of £150.

Robert Walter Barton (41): Brook House, Scholes - Assaulted Stella Lydiate by beating her: Discharged conditionally for 12 months, restraining order made for the defendant not to communicate with Stella Lydiate, pay compensation of £50, pay a surcharge to fund victims services of £20, pay costs of £200 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

John Derek Collier (47): Brook House, Warrington Lane, Wigan - Caused David Parr harassment, alarm or distress: Discharged conditionally for 12 months, restraining order not to contact David Parr or enter the confines or gardens of Mannion house, Scholes, pay a surcharge to fund victims services of £20, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Debra Claire Unsworth (44): Beech Hill Avenue, Wigan - Drink drving on Hill Road, Parbold, with 50 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 of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, disqualified from driving for 14 months.

Kirstie Taylor (30): Bulteel Street, Worsley Hall - Failed to comply with supervision requirements following a release from prison: Jailed for 14 days, with the offence being se serious because of the defendant’s record of previous offending.