A round-up of court stories from across Lancashire
Man fined for stealing bicycle
A man who stole a bicycle in Leyland has been told to pay out more than £200. James Wright, 36, of no fixed abode, admitted taking the bicycle without the consent of its owner or other lawful authority for the use of himself or another on November 25. Ormskirk Magistrates’ Court fined Wright £60 and told him to pay a £60 victim surcharge and £85 court costs.
No seatbelt fine
A motorist has been fined £200 after he was caught not wearing a seatbelt. Luke Jackson, 26, of Edward Street, Walton Le Dale, was proved guilty in his absence at Chorley Magistrates of the offence in Preston on June 22.
A drunk and disorderly woman was told to pay out £140. Louise Bennett, 45, of De Lacy Street, Ashton, Preston, admitted the offence in Preston at Chorley Magistrates court.
Man failed to provide details
A man has been banned from the road for six months and hit with a £745 court bill after he failed to tell police the name of the driver of a car. Yuqi Huang, 25, of Norris Street, Plungington, Preston, was proved guilty in his absence of not providing the information on June 2 at Chorley Magistrates’ Court.
Motorist caught using mobile
A man has been fined £200 after he was caught using a mobile phone while driving. John Dunderdale, 26, of Heywood Road, Ashton, Preston, was proved guilty in his absence at Chorley Magistrates’ Court. Dunderdale committed the offence in Skeffington Road, Preston on June 19.
A man has been told to pay out £215 after he was caught driving without insurance. Mohammed Sharif, 20, of Ribbleton Lane, Preston, admitted committing the offence on September 6 at Chorley Magistrates’ Court.