Drug driver given suspended prison sentence

A two-year road ban and three-month suspended prison term have been imposed on a Leigh driver caught at the wheel in Chorley when under the influence of cocaine and a prescription drug.

Thursday, 11th March 2021, 3:57 pm

Craig Baron, 41, of Firs Lane, appeared before Wigan justices to admit driving a Volvo S80 last July 10 without insurance and a licence, having taken the class A substance and diazepam.

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He must attend drug rehabilitation sessions, 20 days of rehab activities and pay £213 in court costs.

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Wigan and Leigh Courthouse
Wigan and Leigh Courthouse