Here is the latest round-up of cases from Preston's courts.
Man says he didn’t commit city rape
A man has denied the rape of an 18-year-old woman in Preston.
Amanuel Tsegay, 35, of Lords Avenue, Salford, Manchester, is accused of charges of rape and sexual assault but entered not guilty pleas in a hearing at Preston’s Sessions House Court.
The rape allegedly happened in Lord Street, next to the Guild Hall, at around 4.20am on Sunday, September 22.
Tsegay is also accused of a sexual assault on the same day in Lancaster Road, Preston.
He pleaded not guilty to both counts and will now face a trial on March 13.
A plea and trial preparation hearing will take place on February 21.
Paul Lewis Scott, 36, of Markham Street, Ashton, Preston, was banned for 20 months and must do 150 hours unpaid work after admitting driving while disqualified, and must pay a £90 victim surcharge and £85 costs.
Reginald Conrad Andrew, 53, of Samuel Street, Callon, Preston, was given a rehabilitation activity after being found guilty of stealing a bank card and £30, and fraudulently using the card, and must pay a £100 fine, £85 surcharge and £85 costs.
Richard John Imeson, 34, of Yorkshire Street, Morecambe, must do 80 hours unpaid work after admitting assaulting a woman and damaging a door, and must pay a £90 victim surcharge and £85 costs.
Terence Dakin, 37, of Mill Hill Grove, Morecambe, was found guilty of failing to give driver information and must pay a £120 fine, £30 surcharge and £85 costs.
Joshua McKay, 20, of Brook Street, Higher Walton, Preston, is accused of burgling a home on The Bield in Preston and attempting to enter a home on The Avenue, Preston, and faces a trial on February 25.