Lancashire court listings - December 28, 2015

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Here are the latest court listings from across central Lancashire.

Man had a knife

A man who was caught carrying a kitchen knife in a home made sheath has appeared in court.

Kieran Jack Yeardley, 20, of Longmeanygate, Leyland, admitted having the weapon on Lancastergate, Leyland on October 29.

He was given a rehabilitation activity and must pay a £60 surcharge, £85 costs, £180 court charge by the bench at Preston Magistrates’ Court.

They ordered the weapon to be forfeited and destroyed.

PRESTON: A woman who carried a passenger in the boot of her Vauxhall Corsa on Garstang Road on June 6 has been fined by magistrates.

Lisa Latus, 31, of Plungington Road, Preston, must pay a £440 fine, £44 surcharge, £85 costs and a £150 court charge after being found guilty of using a vehicle when its use involved a danger of injury to a person.

CHORLEY: A 27-year-old man who assaulted his parents in Chorley is due to be sentenced at Preston Crown Court on January 5.

Grant Western, of The Crescent, Rishton, admits two assaults, breaching a restraining order on five occasions and criminal damage to a light belonging to them.

PRESTON: Ryan Gormley, 27, of Pinfold Street, Callon, Preston, admits fishing at the Leisure Lakes, Tarleton, without a licence and must pay a £120 fine, £20 surcharge, £127 costs and £150 court charge, magistrates ruled.

BURSCOUGH: A man who assaulted three people - including his mum - has been given 14 weeks in jail suspended for 18 months and a restraining order.

Ormskirk magistrates ordered Nicholas Heron, 29, of Mill Dam Lane, Burscough, to pay £500 compensation, an £80 surcharge and £85 costs after hearing he had his hands around his mother’s throat.

Leyland: Lee Ashton, 20, of Hesketh Farm Liveries, Hutton, Preston, admits threatening behaviour, driving a vehicle taken without consent, driving without a licence or insurance, and failing to stop after an accident.

He was jailed for four weeks and banned for 12 months by Preston magistrates.

CHORLEY: Darren Murphy, 29, of Hollinshead Street, 
Chorley was jailed for two weeks after admitting possessing amphetamines and failing to attend probation appointments after his prison release.

Court snaps

Andrew John James, 31, of Chapel Street, Coppull, Chorley, admits damaging a windscreen, bonnet and roof panel worth £1,570 and must pay £500 compensation.

Mariusz Rudy, 29, of Southport Road, Chorley, was bound over in the sum of £100 for six months after admitting breaching the peace in Chorley.

Ian McCrea, 44, of Foster Street, Chorley, admits assaulting a woman and must pay a £135 fine, £20 surcharge, £120 costs and a £150 court charge.

Sarah Despard, 38, of Sylvancroft, Ingol, Preston, admits stealing nine watches, batteries, and a TV box and must pay a £70 fine, £20 surcharge, £85 costs and £180 court charge.

Jason Lee Freeman, 39, of Grimshaw Street, Preston, was found guilty of driving without insurance and must pay a £660 fine, £66 surcharge, £85 costs and a £150 court charge.

Darren Peter Buckley, 41, of Barrows Lane, Heysham, was found guilty of failing to give driver information and must pay a £660 fine, £66 surcharge, £85 costs and a £150 court charge.

Craig Johnson, 35, of Southport Road, Chorley, was bound over in the sum of £100 for six months after admitting breaching the peace in Chorley.

Carl Philip Wood, 35, of Fylde Road, Ashton, Preston, is banned from St George’s Mall for six months after admitting stealing £49 of candles, and must pay a £60 surcharge, £85 costs and a £150 court charge.

Kelly Abrams, 38, of Cemetery Road, Preston, admits assaulting a man and must do 100 hours unpaid work and pay a £60 surcharge, a £150 court charge and £200 costs.

Sam Cooper, 24, of Nun Street, Lancaster, was found guilty of driving without insurance and must pay a £660 fine, £66 surcharge, £85 costs and a £150 court charge.