A round-up of this week’s court listings
A man who broke a 30mph speed limit has been fined £100. Antony Peter Gates, 30, from Wood Lane, Heskin, pleaded guilty to speeding in his own street. Four points were added to his licence, and he was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £20, and court costs of £85.
A man has been fined £660 after he failed to give information to police about a driver alleged to have committed an offence. Matthew Tootell, 30, from Shaw Hill Street, Chorley, also has to pay a victim surcharge of £66 and costs of £85. The case was proved in his absence, and six points were added to his driving record.
A man has admitted to stealing a crate of Budweiser, worth £12, from Asda in Chorley. Matthew James Colman, 22, from Holland House Way, Buckshaw Village, was ordered to pay compensation of £12, a victim surcharge of £15, and costs of £85, discharged conditionally for 12 months.
A 63-year-old has confessed to possessing the class B drugs amphetamine and cannabis. Robert Graham West, from Chapel Lane, Coppull, was fined £120, and made to pay a victim surcharge of £20 and costs of £170.
A community order has been made against a woman who dishonestly claimed Pension Credit when she was already in receipt of a private pension. Christine Hodkinson, 69, from St Gregorys Place, Chorley, will be electronically monitored under curfew for 12 weeks. She must also pay a victim surcharge of £60 and court costs of £85.
A woman who drove whilst disqualified must carry out 150 hours of unpaid work. Tarion Nichola Quinn, 42, from Eaves Green Road, Chorley, also admitted to driving without insurance. She has been banned from driving for 18 months, and must pay a victim surcharge of £60 and costs of £85.