Week in court

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

A round-up of people who have appeared before Wigan and Leigh magistrates.

Andrew Peter Browne (29): Ena Crescent, Leigh - Drink driving on Ena Crescent with 64 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes, took a vehicle, a Ford Focus, without the consent of the owner, possession of cocaine, drove without a licence or insurance: 12-month community order with 100 hours of unpaid work requirement, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, disqualified from driving for 21 months.

Lee Jason Sixsmith (43): Clifford Street, Leigh - Assaulted Elaine Hughes by beating - Restraining order not to contact Elaine Hughes directly or indirectly: Fined £200, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Martin Andrew Tanner (64): St Luke’s House, Bolton Road, Ashton - Without reasonable excuse, contacted Joyce Tanner while prohibited from doing so by a restraining order: Fined £500, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £50, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Helen Marie Jurken (34): Hoylake Drive, Swinton - Being in charge of a motor vehicle, a Ford Focus, on Mort Lane, Tyldesley, with 76 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes: Fined £287, disqualified from driving for 26 months, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs of £620 to the Crown Prosecution Service, driving licence endorsed with 10 points.

Martin Gerard Howard (41): Moss Lane, Platt Bridge - Used threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour towards a police officer, committing an offence while a conditional discharge given for criminal damage of a police cell was in place: Jailed for 12 weeks, suspended for 24 months, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Jordan Thompson (19): New Street, Platt Bridge - Used threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour towards another, damaged a door to the value of £50 belonging to Louise Winstanley, possession of a blade in a public place, Victoria Road, Platt Bridge: Jailed for 16 weeks, suspended for 12 months, pay £50 compensation, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £115, pay costs of £200 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Martin Scott McGowan (29): Hawthorns, Water Street, Atherton - Drunk and disorderly in a public place, namely Water Street, Atherton: Fined £80, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Catherine Jane Farrimond (39): Hall Lane, Hindley - Drink driving with 121 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes: 12-month community order with drink-impaired drivers’ programme requirement, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, disqualified from driving for 30 months.

Derek James Holmes (32): Turner Street, Leigh - Failed to comply with the requirements of a community order made for breaching a restraining order: Jailed for two months, suspended for 12 months for the original offence, rehabilitation activity requirement.

Gareth Thomas Winstanley (30): Gidlow Street, Ince - Drink driving with 79 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes, driving while disqualified, driving without insurance: Jailed for eight weeks, suspended for 12 months, alcohol treatment requirement, disqualified from driving for 42 months.

Linda Liptrot (56): Anson Place, Marsh Green - Drunk and disorderly in Brabazon Place, Wigan: Discharged conditionally for 12 months, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £20, pay costs of £85.