Lancashire court listings - November 8, 2016

Here are this week's listings of who has been in court and what for.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 8th November 2016, 12:49 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:31 pm

Curfew for flasher

A MAN who exposed himself in public has been given a curfew.

Graham Heys, of Heversham Avenue, Fulwood, Preston, had denied the offence.

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The 56-year-old was found guilty of exposure after a trial, which was held before Preston Magistrates’ Court.

The bench ordered him to pay prosecution costs of £800 costs and an £85 victim surcharge

But no notification requirements were imposed on him.

CLAYTON GREEN: A man who repeatedly breached a restraining order over six years has been jailed for 18 weeks by Chorley magistrates.

The court heard how Jason Allen, 43, of The Martindales, Clayton Green, had already been to jail for previous offences relating to the same order.

He must also pay a £115 surcharge.

PRESTON: A man who burgled a building and stole £200 cash has been jailed for nine weeks.

Craig Darren Kelly, 43, of Southway, Fleetwood, entered Rainbow Dust in Preston in May.

Magistrates heard he is currently serving a lengthy sentence.

LEYLAND: David Aaron Shaw, 30, of Withnell Road, Blackpool, is expected to be sentenced at Preston Crown Court on November 21 after admitting breaching a restraining order against a woman in Leyland.

PRESTON: A man has been ordered to do 120 hours of unpaid work after admitting benefit fraud.

Gary Smith, 43, of Merlin Grove, Leyland, admitted dishonestly failing to notify the DWP and council he was working, affecting his Employment Support Allowance and housing benefit claims.

He must also pay £85 costs.

HOGHTON: Benjamin Snell, 28, of Willow Close, Hoghton, Preston, has admitted sending a false message over a communication network intending to cause anxiety or annoyance.

Chorley magistrates imposed a restraining order on him and also ordered him to pay a £40 fine, £30 surcharge and £85 costs.

PRESTON: Brian Corless, 33, of Langdale Place, Lancaster, was given a two year discharge after admitting £127 of whiskey and £400 of handbags.

Preston magistrates heard he was already in custody.

Court snaps

Gareth Hopkins, 31, of Golden Hill Lane, Leyland, was found guilty of failing to give driver information and must pay a £660 fine, £66 surcharge and £85 costs.

Julie Brown, of Leyton Avenue, Leyland, was found guilty of failing to keep her dog on a lead and must pay a £220 fine, £30 surcharge and £85 costs.

Angela Craigie, 41, of Fishergate Hill, Preston, was given a rehabilitation requirement and must pay an £85 surcharge after admitting stealing Versace perfume from Debenhams and stealing confectionery and vodka.

Jordan Barnes, 21, of Garden Street, Lostock Hall, near Preston, was found guilty of failing to give driver information and must pay a £660 fine, £66 surcharge and £85 costs.

Anthony Michael Byrne, 37, of Brook Street, Fulwood, admits failing to wear a seatbelt and must pay a £220 fine, £22 surcharge and £85 costs.

Craig Colman, 24, of Barnside, Euxton, Chorley, was found guilty of failing to wear a seatbelt and must pay a £220 fine, £22 surcharge and £85 costs.

Laura Elliot, 22, of Mallowdale, Fulwood, Preston, admits failing to comply with a red traffic signal and must pay a £40 fine, £20 surcharge and £85 costs.

Kieran Blows, 24, of Carr Street, Preston, was jailed for two weeks after admitting stealing fragrance and must pay a £115 surcharge.

Harry Hough, 40, of Gloucester Road, Chorley, must have drug treatment after admitting stealing a bottle of vodka and is banned from B and M in Preston for nine months.

Gareth Mason, 26, of Hollinshead Street, Chorley, was discharged for two years after admitting assaulting a woman but must pay a £20 victim surcharge and £85 costs.