A round-up of Chorley people who have appeared in court this last week.
A Chorley man must pay up £230 after admitting to stealing from a charity shop in the town. Damien Lee Fishwick, age 40, from Scawfell Road, took a T-shirt worth £3.50 from the St Catherine’s Hospice shop. He must pay an £80 victim surcharge and a criminal courts charge of £150.
A Chorley teenager has pleaded guilty to stealing around £1,000 worth of sunglasses, whisky, candles and a sausage roll from various shops. The 17-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, took the items following previous shoplifting offences, which saw him steal aftershave, a pullover and razor blades. A youth rehabilitation order has been made, meaning he must carry out 40 hours of unpaid work in the next 12 months, and attend regular appointments with an officer.
A driver caught without the relevant licence or insurance has been fined £185. David Alan Hall, from Buttermere Avenue, Chorley, also saw eight points added to his licence. The 44-year-old pleaded guilty to the offence, which took place in Bamber Bridge, and must also pay a £20 victim surcharge and £85 in court costs.
A man has been handed a £200 fine for driving faster than the 30mph speed limit on a road in Hilldale, near Parbold. The case of Phillip John Cunliffe, 43, from Wood Lane, Heskin, was proved in his absence. Three points were added to his licence, and he was also ordered to pay a £20 victim surcharge, and £85 in costs.
A 48-year-old had eight points added to his licence for driving without the relevant licence or insurance in Appley Bridge. The case of Paul Anthony Grant, from Kimberley Street, Coppull, was proved in his absence. He was fined £600 and also ordered to pay a £60 victim surcharge and £85 in costs.
A 42-year-old was caught speeding in Rawlinson Lane, Heath Charnock. Darren Lister, from Ash Grove, Chorley, had seen three points added to his licence after he drove faster than the 30mph limit. The case was proved in his absence, and he was also fined £200 with a £20 victim surcharge and £85 costs.
A Chorley driver has pleaded guilty to getting behind the wheel without the relevant licence or insurance. Omar Tawfik, 21, from Bow Wood Close, was fined £195, in addition to being charged a £20 victim surcharge and £85 in court costs. He committed the offence in Preston Road, Chorley, and his driving record has been endorsed with six points.
A man has admitted to driving without the relevant licence or insurance in his own street. Shaun Seddon, 49, from Lakeland Gardens, Chorley, was fined £110 and had six points added to his licence.