Latest convictions from across Lancashire - Monday October 1, 2018
Here is the latest round-up of cases at Preston's courts.
M&S shoplifter is sent to prison
A homeless woman targeted Preston’s Marks and Spencer store with repeated shoplifting, a court has heard.
Sheena Thomason, 44, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to a string of six thefts from the department store in less than a month, with the goods amounting to more than Â£800.
Preston Magistrates’ Court heard on June 30 she stole Â£229 clothing from the Fishergate based shop.
She returned on July 16, stealing more clothes.
Thomason then came back on July 19 and stole Â£224 of fashion goods.
On July 23 she left with Â£118.50 of clothes and on July 26 helped herself to Â£203.50 of products.
The following day she stole Â£97.50 clothes.
The bench said she had a “ flagrant disregard for court orders” and jailed her for eight weeks.
She must pay a total of Â£432.50 compensation.
Theft pair stole sweets and clothes
Two women have appeared in court after a haul of sweets, chocolate and clothes was stolen from a supermarket.
The haul, stolen at an Asda store, was worth Â£304, Preston Magistrates’ Court was told
Lisa Anne Power, of Mersey Street, Ashton-on-Ribble, was given a rehabilitation activity after admitting theft.
The bench ruled the 27-year-old defendant must also pay a Â£154 fine, Â£85 victim surcharge and Â£85 towards her costs.
Her co-defendant Sabrina Louise Rishton, also of Mersey Street, Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston, was given a rehabilitation activity after admitting stealing sweets and clothes.
The 29-year-old has been ordered to pay a Â£40 fine and a Â£85 victim surcharge.
Joshua David Murray, 20, of Murdock Avenue, Ashton-On-Ribble, Preston, admits resisting a PC and must pay a Â£80 fine, a Â£30 surcharge, and Â£85 costs.
Servet Ates, 34, of Norton Avenue, Heysham, Lancaster, admits driving without insurance and must pay a Â£290 fine, Â£30 surcharge and Â£85 costs.
Danny Ray Blamire, 41, of Marshaw Road, Lancaster, was discharged conditionally for 12 months after admitting stealing headphones and must pay Â£14.99 compensation, a Â£20 surcharge and Â£40 costs.
Lindsey Hall, 28, of Larches Lane, Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston, must pay a Â£440 fine after being found guilty of two counts of failing to comply with a requirement under the Environment Act and must pay Â£85 costs and a Â£30 surcharge.
Tia Smith, 30, of Marsden Street, Kirkham, was jailed for 18 weeks and given a three year road ban after admitting failing to give a breath test, possessing cocaine and driving while disqualified.
Kieran Arri McCarney, 24, of Rufus Street, Preston, was given a curfew, 12 month ban and rehabilitation activity after admitting aggravated vehicle taking and must pay Â£85 costs.
Lee Holland, 33, of The Crescent, Bamber Bridge, near Preston, was given a curfew after admitting breaching a restraining order and must pay an Â£85 surcharge and Â£85 costs.
Juliet Claudia Hall, 20, of Windsor Avenue, Lancaster, was banned for 12 months after admitting drink driving and must pay a Â£325 fine, Â£32 surcharge and Â£85 costs.
Lisa Burgess, 40, of Derby Road, Lancaster, admits stealing towels from TK Maxx and must pay Â£119.94 compensation and an Â£80 fine.