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 ...


Isobel Herlem (35): Barnett Street, Lower Ince - Possession of a kitchen knife without lawful authority in a public place, Dicconson Street, Swinley: Jailed for 12 weeks suspended for 12 months, rehabilitation activity requirement, carry out 100 hours of unpaid work, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £115, pay £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Joseph Thomas Melling (22): School Avenue, Ince - Damaged a window to the value of £100 belonging to Sonja Morris: Discharged conditionally for 12 months, restraining order not to contact Sonja Morris or enter the curtilage of a home on Golborne Place, Scholes, pay £100 compensation, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £20.

David Culshaw (48): Linton Road, Hindley - Drink driving on Lancaster Road, Wigan, with 81 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes: Fined £415, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £41, pay £400 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service, disqualified from driving for 12 months.

Leon William Duncan Shannon (37): Bridge Street, Golborne - Damaged a door to the value of £600 belonging to the British Heart Foundation: Discharged conditionally for 12 months, pay £600 compensation.

Daniel Joseph Gorringe (27): Atherton Road, Hindley Green - Drove above 30mph in a speed restricted area: Fined £95, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £35, pay £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service, driving record endorsed with three penalty points.

Matthew Holton (28): Lamberhead Road, Pemberton - Drove without insurance or a licence: Fined £200, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of 30, pay £100 costs, disqualified from driving for 12 months.

George William Phillips (26): Wigan Road, Standish - Drove above 30mph in a speed restricted area: Fined £140, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service, driving record endorsed with four penalty points.

Seyed Mehdi Sanaee (57): The Avenue, Leigh - At Wigan, failed to provide a specimen for breath as part of a road traffic investigation: Community order for 12 months, unpaid work requirement for 80 hours, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service, disqualified from driving for 24 months.

Derek Hughes (60): Oxford Street, Leigh - At Wigan, failed to provide a specimen of breath for analysis as part of a road traffic investigation: Fined £180, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service, disqualified from driving for 17 months.

Mark James Yeates (48): Carr Street, Platt Bridge - Breach of the peace in Wigan: Bound over in the sum of £200 for 18 months.

Andrew Anthony McCormick (40): Thirlmere Road, Norley Hall - Damaged a window to the value of £250 belonging to Samantha Smith, assaulted

Samantha Smith by beating her: Pay £250 compensation, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £115, pay £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service, jailed for 12 weeks suspended for 24 months, rehabilitation requirement, restraining order not to contact Samantha Smith or enter Cypress Road, Wigan.

Denis Alfred Hilton (33): Thorburn Road, Wigan - Failed to comply with supervision requirements following a release from prison: Placed under curfew for 20 days.

Shaun Thomas Taylor (22): Fowler Close, Wigan - Failed to comply with the community requirement of a community order given for allowing unnecessary suffering to a Staffordshire bull terrier: New community order made with 12-week curfew.