A round-up of this week’s Chorley court listings.
A Leyland man who launched a ‘revenge attack’ at Bargain Booze in Preston Road, Clayton-le-Woods, has been jailed for 42 days. Adam Michael Clarke, 25, from Windflower Drive, pleaded guilty to causing £200 worth of damage to the shop window. He had also failed to comply with the requirements of a previous court order, and was locked up because of his previous record. He must also pay a victim surcharge of £80 and a criminal courts charge of £150.
A Chorley man has been caught driving while using a mobile phone and not wearing a seat belt. Parris Jordan Blackburn, 27, from Bolton Road, was also found to not have the relevant insurance. The case was proved in his absence, and six points were added to his licence. He was also fined £660, and must pay a victim surcharge of £66, court costs of £85, and a criminal courts charge of £150.
A driver has had four points added to his licence after he failed to co-operate with a preliminary test, namely to provide a specimen of breath. Thomas Meadows, 26, from Spendmore Lane, Coppull, pleaded guilty to the offence.
A man has been fined for failing to comply with the ‘no entry’ sign at Gilbert Street, Chorley. Mirvais Jaan, 49, from The Crescent, Chorley, also admitted to driving without the relevant licence. He was fined £145, and three points were added to his driving record. He has also been ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £20, costs of £85, and a criminal courts charge of £150.
A woman must pay a total of £789 after travelling without a train ticket. Ellie Jones, 26, from Bentham Street, Chorley, failed to buy a £5 ticket and was caught out at Preston Railway Station. She was fined £440, and must also pay compensation of £5, a victim surcharge of £44, costs of £150 and a criminal courts charge of £150. The case was proved in her absence.
A community order and driving ban has been made against a driver found to be without the relevant licence, and who failed to comply with a breathalyser test. Nicholas George Ginley, 31, from Draper Field, Chorley, was convicted of the offences, and will be electronically monitored under curfew for two months. He has been disqualified from holding a driving licence for 36 months, and must also pay a victim surcharge of £60, costs of £100 to the Crown Prosecution Service, and a criminal courts charge of £150.
A man has been fined £100 after confessing to breaking a 50mph speed limit. David Hodge, 56, from Ridley Lane, Croston, committed the offence on the A59 Longton bypass. Three points were added to his licence, and he has also been ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £20, costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, and a criminal courts charge of £150.