Wigan's Week In Court

Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

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


Thomas Anthony Whalley (29): Poolstock Lane, Wigan - Assaulted Emma Snow by beating her: Defendant jailed for 10 weeks, pay a surcharge to fund victims services of £115.

Dale Anthony Melling (39): Broomfield Place, Standish - Failed without reasonable excuse to comply with the requirements of a community order: Order varied and made more onerous by including a seven-week curfew.

Callum Myddleton (25): Wigan Lower Road, Standish Lower Ground - Failed without reasonable excuse to comply with the requirements of a community order by breaching curfew conditions on four separate occasions: Fined £50, pay costs of £85.

Kurtis Phillip Shaw (30): Envoy Close, Marsh Green - Drove a motor vehicle which had no test certificate in Skelmersdale: Fined £138, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs of £100.

Danielle Dennis (28): Wilsford Close, Golborne - Drove a BMW car without due care and attention, drink driving with 154 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood, with the legal limit being 80 milligrammes: Fined £230, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs of £850 to the Crown Prosecution Service, disqualified from driving for 19 months.

David Patrick Dutton (40): Thorburn Road, Wigan - Drink driving in an Audi TT on Bankside, Wigan, with 84 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes of alcohol: Community order with six-week curfew, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, disqualified from driving for 20 months.

Ryan Paul Blinkhorn (22): Pennington Road, Leigh - At Wigan, failed to stop at the scene of an accident, drove without insurance or a licence: Community order for 12 months with unpaid work requirement for total of 150 hours, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, disqualified from driving for 12 months.

Clounos Abraham Boswell (25): Hutchins Close, Middlewich, Cheshire - Drink driving on Chapel Lane, Wigan, with 42 micorgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, drove while disqualified: Jailed for six months, suspended for 24 months, disqualified from behind the wheel for 12 months, pay a surcharge to fund victims services of £115, pay costs of £150 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Richard Taylor (42): Lincoln Drive, Aspull - Drove a vehicle that was unlicensed: Fined £125, ordered to pay vehicle excise back duty of £40, pay costs of £85.

Michael Scully (66): Elm Avenue, Ashton - Dishonestly failed to promptly notify the Department of Work and Pensions of a change in circumstances that they knew would affect their entitlement to Employment Support Allowance: Community order with six-week curfew, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Darren Farrar (43): Church Avenue, Bickershaw - Failed without reasonable excuse to comply with a community requirement of a suspended sentence order, failed to surrender to court: Suspended sentence order varied to include a 10-week curfew, discharged conditionally for 12 months.

Michael White (48): Ormskirk Road, Wigan - Possession of an offensive weapon, a broken bottle, in Rosedale Avenue, Atherton, used threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour towards a police officer, assaulted a police officer: Guilty pleas given and sent to Bolton Crown Court for sentencing on October 31.