Week in court

Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

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

Robert Cropper (34): Paddock Close, Atherton. Driving on Sycamore Road with 81 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes, failing to stop at the scene of an accident, failing to report an accident as soon as was reasonably practicable: Fined £185, pay surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85, disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 22 months.

Stephen Anthony Wilding (45): Derby Road, Golborne. Assaulted Claire Wilding and Bethany Aspinall by beating them: Carry out unpaid work for 200 hours within the next 12 months, pay compensation of £150, pay surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay costs to Crown Prosecution Service of £85.

Paul Mulrooney (31): Westbourne Avenue, Leigh. Failed without reasonable excuse to comply with the requirements of a community order: Fined £30 with money taken through a reduction to benefits.

Scott Delacy (24): Kensington Drive, Leigh. Failed without reasonable excuse to comply with the requirements of a community order, imposed suspended jail sentence of four weeks.

John Lee Foster (45): Oxford Road, Atherton. Stole a purse and its contents to the value of £65, belonging to Mary Thompson: Jailed for 20 weeks suspended for 12 months, pay compensation of £100, pay surcharge to fund victim services of £115, pay costs to Crown Prosecution Service of £85, reduction to benefits of £300.

Stephen Robert Boyce (45): Lowton Road, Golborne. Assaulted Mark Fox by beating him, possession of three bags of diamorphine: Fined £40, pay compensation of £75, pay surcharge to victim services of £85, pay costs to Crown Prosecution Service of £85, must have treatment for drug dependency as a non-resident patient for six months.

Ashley Derek Kelshaw (33): Gordon Street, Leigh. Disorderly behaviour while drunk in Market Street: Fined £160, pay surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85.

Thomas Flynn (34): Thomas Street, Atherton. Produced 20 plants of cannabis, arson, criminal damage, sending by public communication network an offensive, indecent, obscene or menacing message or matter, damaged without lawful excuse a mobile phone to the value of £100, committed arson without excuse, damaging clothing to the value of £100, damaged a motor vehicle to the value of £100: Jailed for 20 weeks.

James Woods (54): Pavilion Gardens, Westhoughton. Without reasonable excuse sent a text message to Sharon Wood’s son asking Sharon Wood to contact him which he was prohibited from doing it by a restraining order: Fined £333, pay surcharge to fund victim services of £33, pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85.

Kathleen Rigby (35): Rutland Road, Tyldesley. Failed without reasonable excuse to comply with a community requirement of a suspended sentence order: Jailed for three months, suspended for 18 months.

Daniel Southern (33): Bond Street, Leigh. Stole five handbags to the value of £267.95 belonging to TK Maxx: Have treatment for drug dependency as a non-resident patient for six months, carry out unpaid work for 120 hours within the next 12 months, pay compensation of £137.97, pay costs of £85, reduction to benefits of £224.97.

Kenneth William Hawkes (54): Legh Street, Golborne. Assaulted Carol Hawkes by beating her: Discharged conditionally for 12 months, pay surcharge to fund victim services of £20, pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £150.