Week In Court

Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

A ROUND-UP of cases brought before Wigan and Leigh Magistrates ...

John William Wright (31): Bispham Drive – Drink driving on Ellesmere Road with 64 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes, drove without insurance, £238 fine, £20 victim surcharge, £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service, £150 criminal courts charge, disqualified from driving for 44 months.

Neil Howarth (49): Logwood Place, Wigan - Stole cheese, bacon and washing liquid to the value of £158 from Nisa stores: 12-week community order including curfew, £108 compensation, £60 victim surcharge, £150 criminal courts charge.

Daniel Collins (28): Harold Street, Aspull - Drink driving on Atherton Road with 83 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes: 12-month community order, £60 victim surcharge, £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service, £180 criminal courts charge, disqualified from driving for 20 months.

Allan Francis Crook (57): Wigan Lower ground, Standish Lower Ground - Assaulted Alan Tootell: Jailed for 12 weeks suspended for 12 months, 12-week curfew, six-month restraining order not to contact Alan Tootell, £400 compensation, £80 victim surcharge, £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, £150 criminal courts charge.

Catherine Louise Carter (36): Canberra Road, Wigan - Assaulted police constable in execution of his duty, breach of the peace: Three-month community order with curfew, £50 compensation, £60 victim surcharge, £620 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service, bound over in the sum of £50 for six months.

Joshua Lymm Powell Hughes (24): Bank Street, Platt Bridge - Stole a clutch bag from TK Maxx worth £16: £73 fine, £16 compensation, £20 victim surcharge, £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Benjamin Brookes (27): Belmont Avenue - Harassment of Michelle Pasquill and David Hunt: 12 month community order with requirement to carry out 150 hours of unpaid work, restraining order not to contact the victims, £60 victim surcharge, £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service, £150 criminal courts charge.

Michael John Dearden (31): Newman Avenue, Wigan - Drink driving in a Transit van on Northway with 43 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes: £240 fine, £24 victim surcharge, £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service, £150 criminal courts charge, 36-month driving ban.

Daniel Jones (21): Meadowcroft, Ashton - Driving without insurance: £160 fine, £20 victim surcharge, £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Amanda Browitt (20): Linney Square, Wigan - Assaulted Karen Breacey by beating: Jailed for 18 weeks suspended for 12 months, unpaid work 80 hours, £150 compensation, £80 victim surcharge, £100 to the Crown Prosecution Service. £150 criminal courts charge.

Matthew Williams (25): Warnford Street, Swinley - Assaulted Holly Bradbury by beating: Jailed for 12 weeks suspended for 12 months, 12 months restraining order, £100 compensation, £80 victim surcharge, £775 to the Crown Prosecution Service, £520 criminal courts charge.

Craig Webster (44): Belmont Rise, Grove Lane, Standish - Failing to comply with a community order: £100 criminal courts charge, 12 months community order with requirement to carry out 40 hours of unpaid work.

Mark Drewe (46): Heath Road, Ashton - failing to comply with a community order: Jailed for six weeks suspended for 12 months, curfew order made for four weeks from July 6 to August 2 from 7pm to 7am each Monday to Thursday.

Christopher Gordon Hurst (27): Bolton Road, Stubshaw Cross - Assaulted Sarah Fearn by beating: 12 months restraining order, £100 fine, £50 compensation, £20 victim surcharge, £150 costs to Crown Prosecution Service, £150 criminal courts charge.

Scot Alan Cunningham (25): Church Avenue, Bickershaw - Driving without a licence, driving without insurance: disqualified for 12 months, licence endorsed, fined £700, £70 victim surcharge, £350 costs to Crown Prosecution Service.

Donna Marie Bennett (33): The Green, Wigan - Damaged a window to the value of £200 belonging to Laura Dingsdale: 12-month conditional discharge, £200 compensation, £15 victim surcharge, £150 criminal courts charge.

Ian O’Neill (43): Taylors Lane, Wigan - Damaged a garden gate to the value of £150 belonging to Julie Speakman, failed to surrender to court: 12-month conditional discharge, £200 compensation, £15 victim surcharge, £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Darren Farrar (41): Stockwell Close, Winstanley - Harassment of Anna Swift, assaulted Christiano Barbarie and Anna Swift by beating: Jailed for three months, suspended for 18 months, restraining order not to contact Anna Swift or enter Meadowfield, Hindley Green, £100 compensation.

Dawn Helen Rutter (39): Golborne Place, Wigan - stole £131 worth of clothing from Primark Stores, stole five chickens, to the value of £50, belonging to Marks and Spencer: Community order eight-week curfew, £48 compensation.

Mark Joseph Vernall (34): Dumbarton Green - Drunk and disorderly in Mesnes Park, Wigan: Six-month conditional discharge, £150 criminal courts charge.

Mark Joseph Vernall (34): Dumbarton Green, Wigan - Drunk and disorderly on Robin Park Road, Wigan: Six-month conditional discharge.