BEFORE THE BENCH
● CASES heard at Burnley Magistrates Court:
● MARK Francis Nuttall, 38, of Schofield Road, Rawtenstall, pleaded guilty to five counts of shoplifting and one count of attempted shoplifting while subject to a conditional discharge order. He was given a 12-month community order with a nine-month drug rehabilitation requirement, a six-month exclusion requirement, a 15-day rehabilitation activity requirement and ordered to pay £433.34 compensation.
● BENJAMIN Peter Conner, 27, of Bacup Road, Waterfoot, pleaded guilty to using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour. He was given a three-month community order with a residence requirement and ordered to pay £85 costs.
● NIKEELA Coster, 40, of Maple Avenue, Haslingden, pleaded guilty to possessing cannabis. She was fined £80 and ordered to pay £85 costs.
● CHRISTOPHER Robert Brown, 50, of Oak Street, Shawforth, pleaded guilty to failing to comply with a community requirement of a suspended sentence order.
His order was varied to include an extra 20-week curfew requirement and he was ordered to pay £30 costs.
● HUSSAIN Ali, 33, of Queen Street, Ashtonunder-Lyne, pleaded guilty to speeding in Haslingden. He was fined £145, ordered to pay £85 costs and disqualified from driving for six months.
● CASES heard at Blackburn Magistrates Court:
● KIERON Andrew Nolan, 39, of Bacup Road, Rawtenstall, was found guilty in his absence of walking along the railway tracks causing an engine or carriageway to be obstructed. He was given a 12-month community order with a six-month alcohol treatment requirement, a 10-day rehabilitation activity requirement, fined £20 and ordered to pay £100 compensation.
● RICHARD Gordon Ashworth, 38, of Brown Street, Bacup, pleaded guilty to two counts of shoplifting and one count of criminal damage. He was ordered to pay £40.76 compensation.
● GARRY Michael Vincent, 48, of Market Street, Bacup, pleaded guilty to breaching a restraining order. He was given a 12-week jail sentence, suspended for 12 months, with a supervision requirement, an eight-week curfew requirement and ordered to pay £85 costs.