This week’s court appearances.
A teenager has been fined £200 after failing to buy a £5.50 train ticket. The case of Abigail Wilkinson, 19, from Main Street, Chorley, was proved in her absence. She was caught out at Preston Railway Station without a ticket. She must also pay compensation of £5.50, a victim surcharge of £20, and costs of £150.
A 22-year-old has pleaded guilty to stealing a baby bouncer and cot, to the value of £52, from Asda. Zara Jessica Allen, from Spendmore Lane, Coppull, must pay compensation of £52, costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, and a criminal courts charge of £150, discharged conditionally for six months.
A man has been fined £770 for drink driving. Simon Robinson, 47, from Buckshaw Avenue, Buckshaw Village, has also been banned from driving for 25 months. He admitted to driving under the influence of alcohol in Central Avenue, Buckshaw Village. He was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £77, costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, and a criminal courts charge of £150. His disqualification will be reduced by 25 weeks if he completes a course by February 2017.
A 19-year-old must carry out 120 hours of unpaid work after admitting to two charges of possessing cannabis. Connor Smith, from Stephenson Street, Chorley, must also attend appointments with an officer for 30 days, pay a victim surcharge of £60, court costs of £85, and a criminal courts charge of £180.
A man has been fined £20 for breaching a drinking banning order. The case of Andrew James Lord, 52, From Halliwell Street, Chorley, was proved in his absence. He has also been ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £20, costs of £85, and a criminal courts charge of £150.
A woman has been disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 23 months after pleading guilty to drink driving. Laura Jane Webster, 24, from Maud Street, Chorley, was also fined £240. She must also pay a victim surcharge of £24, costs of £85, and a criminal courts charge of £150. Her driving ban will be reduced by 23 weeks if she completes a course by January 2017.
A 70-year-old thief has been fined £75 after stealing a number of items from Asda in Chorley, worth £17.32. Batool Bibi, from Kilkerran Close, Chorley, admitted the charge. She must also pay compensation of £17.32, costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, and a criminal courts charge of £150.
A man who drove faster than the 30mph speed limit in Chorley Road, Heath Charnock, has been fined £35. Kenneth Geoffrey Williams, 58, from Grey Heights View, Chorley, pleaded guilty. Three points were added to his licence, and he must also pay a victim surcharge of £20, and court costs of £85.