A round-up of court stories from across Lancashire
Trio are due up in court
Three men are due to be sentenced next Tuesday in connection with drug offences. John Burke, 39, of Firbank, Bamber Bridge; Barry Roxburgh, 39, of Broadgreen Close, Leyland and Alan Sedgwick, 56, of Downall Green Road, Wigan , all pleaded guilty to possession of amphetamine with intent to supply. They will be sentenced at Preston Crown Court.
Mobility claim was not true
A woman admitted exaggerating the extent of her ‘mobility restrictions’ to the DVLA. Kathleen Woods, 63, of Tennyson Avenue, Warton, admitted making the claims to receive a benefit or payment under social security legislation. She pleaded guilty at Preston Magistrates’ Court which gave her a 12-month conditional discharge and also ordered her to pay £85 costs.
Woman given curfew order
A thief pleaded guilty to stealing a £250 jacket and two crates of cider. Fiona Robinson, 32, of Gill Lane, Walmer Bridge, admitted the offences at Preston Magistrates’ Court. She was given a 12-week curfew and ordered to pay a total of £250 including £104.02 compensation to the Cotswold shop.
Defendant has new sentence
A man has been re-sentenced for failing to observe the terms of his community sentence. Gareth Hopkins, 27, of Tulketh Crescent, Ashton, Preston, admitted the offence before Preston magistrates and was given a curfew.