The day in court
A homeless man from St Helens getting jail time for stealing toothpaste among those who have appeared before magistrates in St Helens.
Kelly Nixon, (45), Adelaide Avenue, Thatto Heath - pleaded guilty to stealing £140 in cash.
Danielle Cole, (22), Mendip Grove, Parr - failed to comply with the requirement of a community order: £100 court costs, £50 fine.
Anthony Mills, (43), Glamorgan Close, St Helens: dishonestly undertook or assisted in the retention of stolen goods - six months community order, £50 fine, £60 victim surcharge, £85 costs, £180 court costs.
Joseph Knockton, (19), Grange Park Road, St Helens: failed to surrender to bail - £50 fine, £20 victim surcharge, £150 court charge.
Christopher Sherwood, (27), Lucas Court, Rainhill: assault by beating - 12 months community order, £60 victim surcharge, £85 costs, £150 court costs.
David Urch, (19), Phoenix Brow, St Helens: possession of an offensive weapon, ie a broken bottle - £60 victim surcharge, £85 costs, £180 court costs.
Thomas Brown, (36), no fixed address: stole toothpaste worth £27.39 from Lloyds Chemists - 28 days jail.
Lee Brownbill, (44), Adelaide Avenue, Thatto Heath: was in charge of a large cross breed Staffordshire terrier which was dangerously out of control in a wooden area off Seddon Street - 12 weeks suspended for 12 months, £100 compensation, £80 victim surcharge, £85 costs, £150 court charge.
Darren Wood, (41), Church Road, Haydock - failed to comply with the requirements of a community order: £20 fine, £100 court charge.
Nicola Mercer, (39), Layton Way, Prescot: failed to provide a breath specimen when required by a police officer - £615 fine, £61 victim surcharge, £930 costs, banned from driving for 48 months.
Adrian Appleton, (42), Phoenix Way, St Helens: dishonestly undertook in the retention and removal of stolen goods - two years conditional discharge, £15 victim surcharge, £85 costs, £180 court charge.