BEFORE THE BENCH
CASES heard at Blackburn Magistrates Court:
BEN Kay, 19, of Chester Crescent, Haslingden, pleaded guilty to three counts of criminal damage and one count each of assault, having a kitchen knife in a public place without lawful excuse, using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour towards a police officer and having an ‘asp’ baton in a public place without lawful excuse. He was given a 12-month community order with a 25-day rehabilitation activity requirement, fined £50 and ordered to pay £550 compensation and £85 costs.
PETER Balmain, 42, of c/o Ivy Street, Waterfoot, pleaded guilty to four counts of shoplifting and one count of failing to surrender into custody having been released on bail. He was given an 18-week jail sentence, suspended for 12 months, with a supervision requirement, a 30-day rehabilitation activity requirement and ordered to pay £132.83 compensation.
SAUL Donavon Stanton, 22 of Russell Street, Bacup, pleaded guilty to criminal damage. He was given an 18-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay £200 compensation and £85 costs.
KIERON Matthew Furtado, 22, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to criminal damage in Rawtenstall and while subject to a suspended sentence order. He was jailed for 12 weeks.
KHIZAR Iqbal, 22, of Schoolside Close, Manchester, pleaded guilty to drink driving in Rising Bridge, driving without a licence and using a car without insurance. He was fined £300, ordered to pay £85 costs and disqualified from driving for 18 months.
JOSHUA Liam Suthers, 20, of Mayfield Avenue, Helmshore, pleaded guilty to criminal damage and assault by beating. He was given a 12-month conditional discharge order, a three-year restraining order and ordered to pay £85 costs and £50 compensation.
SAMUEL James Riley, 30, of Burnley Road, Bacup, was found guilty of failing to provide a specimen of breath for analysis as part of a police investigation. He was fined £375, ordered to pay £950 costs and disqualified from driving for 16 months, reduced by 16 weeks if he completes a course approved by the Secretary of State.
CASES heard at Burnley Magistrates Court:
MATTHEW Crook, 25, of Market Street, Bacup, pleaded guilty to failing to comply with the requirements of a community order. He was fined £40.