Week in court

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

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

Cameron Joshua Johnston (21): Chester Road, Tyldesley. Damaged property to the value of £800 belonging to First Bus Company. Failed to surrender to bail, handling stolen goods by dishonestly receiving a Jamis Bicycle, belonging to Gameel Saleh, to the value of £2,000. Failed without reasonable excuse to surrender to bail. Received a three-month curfew with electronic monitoring, ordered to pay £800 in compensation.

Kayleigh Lloyd (27): Douglas Road, Leigh. Pleaded guilty to assaulting Gareth Morris by beating him. Pleaded guilty to damaging Mr Morris’s front door to the value of £375. Discharged conditionally for 12 months, ordered to pay surcharge to fund victims services of £20, pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85.

Christopher Bond (37): Glebe Street, Leigh - Assaulted Marlene Davies by beating: Fined £37, surcharge to fund victim services of £30, £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Paul Mark Lennon Aldridge (34): Coniston Avenue, Atherton. Failed without reasonable excuse to comply with a community requirement of a suspended sentence order given for theft. Stole goods to the value of £65, £40, and £40, all belonging to the Co-op. Jailed for 12 weeks.

Dale McGuinness (26): Rothay Street, Leigh. Failed without reasonable excuse to comply with the requirements of a community order given for drink driving and failed to attend his unpaid work placement. Sentenced to three months in prison, suspended for 12 months, carry out 135 hours of unpaid work within the next 12 months.

Craig Eckersley (28): Langdale Street, Leigh. Pleaded guilty to drink driving. Disqualified from driving for 12 months reduced to 12 weeks upon completion of a government approved course. Fined £120, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85.

Thomas Michael George (27): Windsor Road, Leigh - Breach of the peace: Bound over in the sum of £250 for six months.

Michael David Ashurst (31): Leigh Road, Leigh - Approached and spoke to Natasha Powell which they were prohibited from doing so by a non-molestation order, possession of cannabis: 12-month community order with six-week curfew and rehabilitation activity requirement, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85, cannabis forfeited under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971.

Natalie Erin Daly (31): Rugby Road, Leigh - Without reasonable excuse, contacted Emma Fenton via a third party on Facebook which they were prohibited from doing so by a restraining order, committing an offence while subject of a conditional discharge given for harassment: Restraining order amended to prohibit any digital communication with Emma Fenton, community order with eight-week curfew, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85.

Paul Raymond David Billington (20): Thirlmere Road, Golborne - Assaulted Caprice Braid causing actual bodily harm, two counts of assaulting Caprice Braid by beating: Jailed for eight weeks, suspended for 12 months as the assaults were in a domestic setting and on a vulnerable victim, supervision period for 12 months with rehabilitation requirement, restraining order made not to contact Caprice Braid or enter Rydale Place, Abram, pay £100 compensation, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £80, pay £50 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Graeme Malcolm Pye (43): Richmond Drive, Leigh - Failed to comply with supervision requirements following a release from prison: Fined £20.