Wigan's Week In Court

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


Ian Peter John Culshaw (46): Springfield Street, Wigan - Drink driving in a Citroen Picasso on Rivington Lane, Rivington, with 45 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes, possession of cannabis resin, damaged a police cell to the value unknown, failed to surrender to custody: Jailed for 18 weeks with the offence being so serious because of the previous level of offending, disqualified from driving for four years, pay £200 compensation to Merseyside Police.

Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Josh Andrusjak (23): Queens Hall Mission, Market Street, Wigan - Four counts of using a stolen debit card belonging to Barry Keightley - Community order for 12 months with rehabilitation activity requirement, fined £50, pay £11 compensation, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Elizabeth Bilsbury (33): Queens Hall Mission, Market Street, Wigan - Four counts of using a stolen debit card belonging to Barry Keightley - Discharged conditionally for 12 months, pay £11 compensation, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £20, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Jenifer Joanne Sturgess (27): Paxman Close, Newton-le-Willows - Drove at a speed over 50mph in a temporary speed restricted area on the M6/M62: Fined £100, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs of £100, driving record endorsed with three penalty points.

Craig Bold (46): Long Lane, Hindley Green - Failed to give details of a driver alleged to have been guilty of an offence: Fined £120, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs of £85, driving record endorsed with six penalty points.

Denis Alfred Hilton (32): Thorburn Road, Wigan - Stole two cases of lager to the value of £19 belonging to Right Choice Shop and three other theft offences, breach of criminal behaviour order: Six-month community order with curfew for six weeks, pay a total of £56 compensation, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85.

Carl Jack Robinson (20): Buchanan Street, Worsley Hall - Failed without reasonable excuse to comply with the requirements of a community order: Community order varied to include 10 hours of unpaid work requirement.

Gary Kenyon (32): Greenwood Avenue, Wigan - Non-payment of child support and costs of £1,734: To pay £1,734 at the rate of £400 per month or in default serve 28 days in custody.

Tracy Innes (32): Alder Avenue, Worsley Hall - Drove while disqualified on two occasions in Wigan, and drove without insurance, and drove a vehicle without a test certificate: Discharged conditionally for 12 months, driving record endorsed with eight points, fined £210, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Thomas John Pounder (26): Markland Court, Frog Lane, Wigan - Possession of a knuckle duster in Brookhouse Street, Wigan, failed to surrender to custody, failed to comply with supervision requirements following a release from custody: Jailed for 12 weeks suspended for 12 months, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £115.

Philip Roughley (30): Botany Close, Aspull - Failed to stop at the scene of an accident: Fined £100.

David Stephen Murphy (29): Douglas House, Scholes - Failed without reasonable excuse to comply with the requirements of a community order given for breach of a restraining order and four counts of assault: Jailed for 14 weeks.

Gareth Shepherd (21): Cranstal Drive, Hindley Green - Drug driving on Manchester Road, Wigan, with cocaine and cannabis derivatives in the blood: Fined £140, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, disqualified from driving for 12 months.