Here's this week's round-up of cases from Preston's courts.
Shoplifter banned from four stores
Four stores have banned a Chorley man from entering them after he committed a string of shoplifting offences.
Adam Cadman, of Thirlmere Road, Chorley, was given 24 weeks in prison, suspended for a year, when he appearde before Preston Magistrates’ Court.
He was also banned from Boots, B&M or Co-op in Chorley, or any Ryman’s stationery store after admitting a string of thefts.
Cadman was ordered by the bench to pay a total of £315.46 compensation to the affected stores as well as a £115 victim surcharge.
The 24-year-old, who admits five thefts, must have drug treatment.
The first two thefts were at B and M on May 13, where he twice stole alcohol. On June 11 he stole whiskey from the Co-op
He then stole a haul of beauty gift sets from Boots on July 17 and pens from Ryman on August 1.
Tree vandal admits racist incident
A racist man hurled abuse at a police officer after threatening a woman.
Jack Kirby, 23, of Cemetery Road, Ribbleton, Preston, admitted using racially aggravated threats or behaviour towards the Preston officer, and using threatening behaviour towards a woman.
He was charged after an incident in Preston in which he also damaged a tree belonging to the victim.
He has been ordered to pay £300 compensation to the woman and £50 to the officer.
The bench at Preston Magistrates’ Court ordered him to do 100 hours unpaid work and he was given a rehabilitation activity requirement.
The 23-year-old defendant must also pay a £85 victim surcharge but no order was made for costs.
Danny Culligan, 28, of Rydal Road, Preston, was discharged conditionally for 12 months after admitting causing £700 damage to a white Ford Grand C Max, and must pay a £20 surcharge and £85 costs.
Kenneth Holdway, 28, of Dawnay Road, Ribbleton, Preston, was discharged conditionally for 12 months after admitting assaulting a woman and must pay £25 compensation, £20 surcharge and £85 costs.
Anthony Foster, 51, Crosshalls, Penwortham, was discharged conditionally for 12 months after admitting assaulting a woman and criminal damage and must pay £80 compensation, a £20 surcharge and £150 costs.
Kurt Stevens, 27, of Tunbridge Place, Preston was given eight weeks in jail, suspended for a year, and a curfew after admitting using threatening behaviour and was given a rehabilitation activity.
Patrick Glover, 21, of Bolton Square, Wigan, admits possessing a hammer and shoplifting in Chorley, and must pay a £10 fine and £85 surcharge.
Gavin Edgehill, 46, of Lower Bank Road, Fulwood, Preston, was given a £80 fine after admitting using threatening behaviour and assault, and must pay a £30 surcharge and £85 costs.
Adrian Quinn, 52, of Flaxwell Court, Northampton, must perform 60 hours unpaid work after admitting assaulting a woman, and must pay £50 compensation, an £85 surcharge and £85 costs.
Tamara Tunstall, 41, of Church Brow, Walton-le-Dale, was jailed for 16 weeks after breaching a suspended term by shoplifting.
Mohammed Patel, 40, of Herschell Street. Preston, must pay a £220 fine after being found guilty of dropping a cigarette.