Week in court

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A woman from Nutgrove who pinched a stack of meat AND make-up worth over £150 is among those appearing in week in court.

Gemma Louise Ghosh (31): Welwyn Close, St Helens – Assaulted Darren Lewis by beating: 18-month conditional discharge, £15 victim surcharge, £150 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service, £150 criminal courts charge.

Christopher Norman Wilkinson (35): Pennine Drive, St Helens – Had in his possession a quantity of cannabis, a Class B drug, while subject to order of conditional discharge: £50 fine, £20 victim surcharge, £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service, £180 criminal courts charge.

Anne Carter (42): Birchley Street, St Helens – Dishonestly failed to promptly notify a local authority of circumstances which she knew would affect her entitlement to Housing Benefit: £75 fine, £20 victim surcharge, £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Lynette Anne Forshaw (41): Nutgrove Road, St Helens – Stole items of meat and cosmetics to the value of £68.50 belonging to ASDA, stole Costume Jewellery, to the value of £93.50 belonging to Wallis Fashion Group, failed without reasonable excuse to comply with the requirements of a community order: Jailed for eight weeks, sentence suspended for 12 months, £25 fine, £80 victim surcharge, £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service, £150 criminal courts charge.

David Peter Jump (33): Broadgate Avenue, St Helens – Drove a motor vehicle on Westfield Street, St Helens, after consuming 60 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, when the legal limit is 35 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath: Disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 17 months, £100 fine, £20 victim surcharge, £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service, £150 criminal courts charge.

Christopher John Lane (24): Formby Avenue, St Helens – Drove a motor vehicle on Bradlegh Road and Wargrave Road, when the proportion of cannabis in his blood exceeded the specified limit: Disqualified for holding or obtaining a driving licence for 12 months, £100 fine, £20 victim surcharge, £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service, £150 criminal courts charge.

Samantha Dutton (37): Hammersley Avenue, St Helens – Threw down a cigarette butt and left it in Church Street : £100 fine, £20 victim surcharge, £195 costs.