A round-up of court stories from across Lancashire
Motorist used phone at wheel
A motorist has been fined after admitting using a mobile phone while driving. Raeeshmed Umarji, 58, of St Thomas’ Road, Deepdale, Preston, was fined £35 by magistrates and must pay a £20 surcharge and £50 costs. He received three penalty points.
Cabbie is fined
Cabbie Fareez Moosa, 29, of Plover Street, Preston, must pay a £200 fine, £20 surcharge and £85 costs, after magistrates found he drove the vehicle with an unsafe tyre. He received three points.
Tanveer Masood, 41, of Johnson Street, Blackburn, admits breaching the peace in a Preston street and must pay £60.
Yusuf Timol, 46, of Frenchwood Avenue, Preston, must pay a £35 fine and £20 surcharge after admitting driving without a licence.
Motorist is court after accident
Andrew Nevett, 49, of Johnspool, Fulwood, Preston, will appear before Preston magistrates on October 3 accused of driving without due care and attention, failing to stop after an accident and failing to give details following an accident on Canute Street, Preston, on July 24.
New students in colleges and universities across Lancashire will be given tips on keeping themselves and their possessions safe through two new web pages on Facebook and Twitter launched by Lancashire Police.
Van driver fined
Graeme Slater, 31, of Churchgate, Goosnargh, Preston, must pay a £125 fine, £20 surcharge and £50 costs after admitting driving his Transit van while using a handheld mobile phone.