Week In Court

Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

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

Julie Thompson (48): Apple Hey, Appley Bridge - Drink driving on a public car park with 101 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes: Driving ban for 24 months, 12-month community order with 80 hours of unpaid work, £85 surcharge to fund victim services, £85 cost to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Daniel Houghton (26): Beech Hill Lane, Wigan - Damaged a Ford Fiesta to the value of £300 belonging to Leah Keenan, assaulted Leah Keenan by beating: 12-month community order with 100 hours of unpaid work, £515 compensation, £85 surcharge to fund victim services, £85 cost to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Shaun Anthony Atkins (31): Withington Lane, Aspull - Stole meat products to the value of £26 belonging to Iceland, assaulted a police officer in the execution of his duty: Jailed for eight weeks due to an appalling record of offending and continuing offending while subject of a licence, £115 surcharge to fund victim services.

Neil Christopher Masters (31): Cedar Grove, Orrell - Damaged a window to the value of £100 belonging to St Wilfred’s Parish Hall: Jailed for eight weeks, suspended for 12 months, £100 compensation.

James Catterall and Stacie Houghton: Liverpool Road, Platt Bridge - Being the parents of a child at Platt Bridge Community School, failed to ensure they attended regularly at the school: £220 fine, £22 surcharge to fund victim services, £100 costs.

Luka Davies (22): Exeter Road, Hindley - Dropped a cigarette butt and left it in Leigh Bus Station: Fined £100, £20 to fund victim services, £100 costs.

Jimena Evans and John Hill: Slaidburn Close, Worsley Mesnes - Being the parents of a child at Hawkley Hall High School, failed to ensure they attended regularly at the school: £200 fine, £22 surcharge to fund victim services, £100 costs.

Magit Farza (36): Manchester Road, Ince - Dropped a cigarette butt and left it in Wigan Bus Station: Fined £110, £20 to fund victim services, £100 costs.

Joseph Middleton (34): Sherwood Crescent, Worsley Hall - Dropped a cigarette butt and left it in Wigan Bus Station: Fined £55, £20 to fund victim services, £100 costs.

Sarah Murgatroyd: Broom Road, Worsley Hall - Being the parents of two children at St Cuthbert’s Catholic Primary School, failed to ensure they attended regularly at the school: £220 fine, £22 surcharge to fund victim services, £100 costs.

Lisa Watson (33): Turriff Grove, Ince - Dropped a cigarette butt and left it in Market Place: Fined £110, £20 to fund victim services, £100 costs.

Melanie Jane Smith (34): Pennine Lane, Golborne - Breached an order disqualifying them from keeping animals by keeping two dogs: 20-week community order with curfew: £60 surcharge to fund victim services, £200 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Michelle Rogers (44): School Street, Golborne - Dropped a cigarette butt and left it in Standishgate: Fined £73, £20 to fund victim services, £100 costs.

Jay Sheekey (26): Camberwell Crescent, Wigan - Failed to comply with the requirements of a community order: Jailed for nine weeks as third breach of a community order and dealt with for original offences, including criminal damage and assault by beating.