A round up of court stories from across Lancashire.
Fine for thief who stole bra
A woman has been fined £50 for stealing a bra.
Janet Cavanagh, 45, of Percy Street, Preston, stole the bra from H&M in Preston on January 3, Preston Magistrates heard.
She admitted theft and was discharged conditionally for six months.
She must pay a victim surcharge of £15.
ASDA spree thief in court
A man who went on a New Year’s Eve theft spree in Asda has been given an 18- month conditional discharge.
Lee Steel, 31, of Poulton Street, Preston, admitted stealing goods worth £115.85.
Preston Magistrates Court ruled he must pay a £15 victim surcharge and £85 costs.
Man equipped to steal in city
A man has been fined £50 after going equipped for theft.
Nigel Paul Ogden, 45, of Duke Street, Preston,
appeared before Preston Magistrates Court, which also ordered him to pay a £20 victim surcharge.
Road ban for guilty drink driver
A motorist caught drink driving has been banned from the road for 17 months.
David Carradice, 27, of Wallets Wood, Chorley, admitted having 64mg of alcohol in 100ml of his breath when driving a black Range Rover in Southport Road, Chorley, on September 29 last year.
The legal limit is 35mg.
Carradice, who had earlier entered a not guilty plea, was fined £420 at South Ribble Magistrates’ Court.
And magistrates ordered him to pay £400 court costs plus a £15 victim surcharge.
Woman’s TV licence fine
A woman has been ordered to pay out £205 after she was caught watching TV without a licence.
Georgina Brown, 31, of Burns Street, Ribbleton, Preston, was proved guilty in her absence of committing the offence, on September 13 last year, at South Ribble Magistrates’ Court.
Brown was fined £100, told to pay £90 court costs and a victim surcharge of £15.
Man jailed for 20 weeks
A man who flouted his restraining order against a woman and assaulted her has been jailed for 20 weeks.
David Mulholland, 21, of Alice Square, Preston, pleaded guilty to the attack in Glover’s Street on March 7 and was sentenced to eight weeks in prison.
Preston Magistrates’ Court heard he was banned from entering the street under the terms of an order imposed in March 2012 when he had assaulted the same victim and activated a 12-week suspended sentence.