Week in court

Find out who’s appeared before local magistrates.

Carl Tierney, (57), Highfield Street, St Helens: drunk and disorderly - 12 months conditional discharge, £15 victim surcharge, £85 costs.

Christopher Forsyth, (28),Kendal Drive, St Helens: assault by beating - three months imprisonment suspended for 12 months, £50 compensation, £80 victim surcharge, £85 costs.

Gary Newton, (38), Woodville Street, St Helens: drunk and disorderly - £100 fine, £20 victim surcharge, £150 costs.

Darren Lawrenson, (45), Moss Bank Road, St Helens: failed to provide a breath specimen - £500 fine, £50 victim surcharge, £400 costs, banned from driving for 16 months.

Richard Hill, (23), Kingsnorth, Whiston: stole a flute, two speakers and a pair of binochulars - 12 months conditional discharge, £15 victim surcharge, £85 costs.

Stephen McMillan, (32), Sherdley Road, St Helens: possession of quantity of mephedrone - 12 months conditional discharge, £15 victim surcharge, £85 costs.

Carl Doolan, (47), Horridge Avenue, Newton-le-Willows: stole 12 packets of coffee refils worth £48 from Heron Foods - 16 weeks imprisonment.

Lee Kermode, (37), Lee Street, Sutton: stole chocolates and cheese worth £41 from Co-op Sutton - 12 weeks jail.

John Prescott, (44), Pocket Nook Street, St Helens: failed to provide a urine sample when suspected of a driving offence - £110 fine, £20 victim surcharge, £85 costs, 10 points on driving licence.

Ryan Ford, (25), Edward Street, Haydock: possession of stolen goods - 12 weeks curfew order, £60 victim surcharge, £85 costs.

Lynette Forshaw, (41), Nutgrove Road, St Helens: stole a quantity of meat worth £37 from Asda - three months conditional discharge, £15 victim surcharge, £85 costs.

James Rutter, (36), Harrison Drive, Haydock: possession of a quantity of amphetamine - £75 fine, £20 victim surcharge, £85 costs.

Daniel Leyland, (19), Haresfinch Road, St Helens: dishonestly made off without paying a taxi fare - six months conditional discharge, £15.80 compensation, £15 victim surcharge, £85 costs.

Mark Schofield, (41), Pasture Close, Clock Face: drunk and disorderly, possession of a quantity of cannabis - 12 months conditional discharge, £15 victim surcharge, £85 costs.

Mark Johnson, (31), Pentland Avenue, St Helens: caught with a possession of a quantity of amphetamine a class B drug, possession of a quantity of cannabis a class B drug- £70 fine, £20 victim surcharge, £85 costs.