The day in court

St Helens Magistrates Court
St Helens Magistrates Court

A woman who stole two blood pressure monitors and a sweet-toothed thief who nicked 33 chocolate bars are among those appearing before local magistrates.

Karen Margaret Rigby (49): Pitt Street, St Helens - Stole two blood pressure monitors, to the value of £216.98, belonging to Boots Stores: Conditionally discharged for 12 months, £15 victim surcharge, £85 Crown Prosecution costs, £180 criminal courts charge.

Daniel Vickers (19): Kendal Drive, Rainhill - Drove a vehicle without a licence, used a vehicle when there was not in force a policy of insurance: £175 fine, £20 victim surcharge, £85 Crown Prosecution Service costs, £150 criminal courts charge, driving record endorsed with six points.

Philip Anthony Hoban (25): *Exeter Street, St Helens - Drink driving on Exeter Street, St Helens: £500 fine, £50 victim surcharge, £85 Crown

Prosecution Service costs, £150 criminal courts charge, disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 20 months.

Colin Peter Lyon (51): Central Court, North Road, St Helens - Stole 33 bars of chocolate, worth £82, belonging to Cooperative Store: Conditionally discharged for 12 months, £113 compensation, £15 victim surcharge, £85 Crown Prosecution Service costs, £150 criminal courts charge.

Andrew Joseph Paladino (35): Beacon Grove, Blackbrook, St Helens - stole eight boxes of chocolate, to the value of £32, belonging to Co-Op, stole four crates of Fosters and Strongbow, to the value of £32, from Co-Op: Conditionally discharged for 12 months, £150 fine, £32 compensation, £15 victim surcharge, £85 Crown Prosecution Service costs.

Dylan Ryan Heath (21): Drove a vehicle on Robins Lane, St Helens, when the proportion of cannabis in your blood exceeded the specified limit: £200 fine, “20 victim surcharge, £85 Crown Prosecution Service costs, £150 criminal courts charge, disqualified for holding or obtaining a driving licence for one year.

Kelly Anne Nixon (45): Adelaide Avenue, Thatto Heath, St Helens - Being in charge of a dog, a large brown cross breed Staffordshire Terrier called Deebo, which was dangerously out of control in a wooded area off Seddon Street, St Helens: Order that the dog, Deebo, be destroyed unless an appeal is lodged within the next 21 days.

Lee David Tyrer (24): Lyneham, Whiston, Prescot - Drove a vehicle on Old Lane, Rainhill, whilst unfit to drive through drugs, without the consent of the owner, took a blue Ford Fiesta for the use of yourself or another: 12 month community order, £60 victim surcharge, £85 Crown Prosecution Service costs, £150 criminal courts charge, disqualified for holding or obtaining a driving licence for 18 months.

David Wales (45): Haydock Street, Newton-le-Willows - Possession of amphetamine, possession of cannabis: Conditionally discharged for 12 months, £15 victim surcharge, £85 Crown Prosecution Service costs, £180 criminal courts charge.

Dean Weaver (24): Peterlee Close, St Helens - Failed to attend a court-related assessment: Conditionally discharged for six months, £15

victim surcharge, £85 Crown Prosecution Service costs, £150 criminal courts charge.