The day in court

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An 18-year-old from Sutton Manor who unlawfully detained a child under the age of 16 is among those featuring in today’s court news.

Angela Parr, (52) Queensland Avenue, St Helens: dropped a cigarette butt in Chester Lane: £330 fine, £33 victim surcharge, £195 costs.

Gillian Scholes, (34), Holly Avenue, Newton-le-Willows: dropped a cigarette butt in Church Street: £330 fine, £3 victim surcharge, £195 costs.

Mark Bacon, (34), Malvern Road, St Helens : used threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour, assault by beating - 12 weeks prison, £50 compensation, £200 costs, £150 court charge.

William Johnston, (32), Oxford Street, St Helens: assault by beating - 12 weeks prison, £300 compensation, £80 victim surcharge, £85 costs.

Ross O’Mara, (36), Islands Brow, St Helens: used a public electronic communication network to causes annoyance or needless anxiety - £60 victim surcharge, £85 costs, £150 court chagre.

Dylan Wood, (18), Tennyson Street, Sutton Manor: detained a child aged under 16 so as to keep her out of the lawful control of a person entitled to lawful control of the the child - 30 days curfew order, £60 victim surcharge, £85 costs, £180 court charge.

Colin Miller (44): Fairhurst Terrace, Scotchbarn Lane, Prescot: stole a Makita twin drill, to the value of £158, belonging to B&Q, failed to surrender to custody at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates’ Court: Community order with a 12-week curfew requirement, £60 victim surcharge, £100 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service, £150 criminal courts charge.

Alex Mather (32): Flimby, Skelmersdale: threw down a rolled up cigarette and left it in Jaxons Court, Wigan: £220 fine, £22 victim surcharge, £100 costs.

Lee Brian Smith (34): Eversley, Tanhouse, Skelmersdale: without reasonable excuse, shouted at Sharon Smith whilst in public street which was prohibited from doing by a restraining order: 3-year conditional discharge, £15 victim surcharge, £1,000 criminal courts charge.