The day in court

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A 38-year-old man from Thatto Heath who was stopped in the street by police carrying a flick knife is among those who’ve appeared before magistrates in St Helens.

Mark Fenney (53): Phoenix Brow, St Helens – Handling stolen goods: Fined £80, £20 victim surcharge, £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Paul Anthony Goldthorpe (50): Phoenix Brow, St Helens – Handling stolen goods: £80 fine, £20 victim surcharge, £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Lee Richard Gornall (38): Kimberley Avenue, Thatto Heath – Had with you, without good reason in Perth Avenue, St Helens, a flick knife: Committed to prison for 12 weeks suspended for 12 months, £80 victim surcharge, £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Darren Paul Mather (44): Phoenix Brow, St Helens – Handling stolen goods: 12 month community order with Drug Rehabilitation Requirement, £60 victim surcharge, £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Steven John Smith (56): Pentland Avenue, St Helens – Entered as a trespasser at the Houghton Arms, St Helens, with intent to steal: Discharged conditionally for two years, £15 victim surcharge, £200 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Alan Dawson (24): Cotswold Grove, St Helens – Used violence for the purpose of securing entry into a premises on Malvern Road, St Helens, knowing that there was someone present on those premises who was opposed to the entry. Assault. Damaged the walls inside a property to the value of £300 belonging to Leah Holt: Committed to prison for 16 weeks, suspended for two years, restraining order made not to contact, approach or communicate with Leah Holt, £80 victim surcharge, £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Joshua Graham Wheeler (20): Phoenix Brow, St Helens – Having entered as a trespasser at Greenwoods Menswear, stole therein a large quantity of men’s clothing: 12-week community order with Curfew Requirement, £60 victim surcharge, £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Lee David Kenyon (37): Whalley Avenue, St Helens – Failed without reasonable excuse to comply with the requirements of a community order. To pay costs of £55.

Simon Craig Strachan (23): Hazlefield Court, Clock Face, St Helens – Damaged a mobile phone to the value of £60, belonging to Emma Louise Walsh: Discharged conditionally for 12 months, £60 compensation, £15 victim surcharge, £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Daniel Rigby (21): Millom Avenue, Rainhill – Drove without due care and attention: Fined £60, £20 victim surcharge, £200 to the Crown Prosecution Service, driving record endorsed with four points.