A round-up of court stories from across Lancashire
Man flouts court punishment
A man who breached his community order has been given 60 hours unpaid work. Alexander Brady, 27, was given the order after stealing slate tiles, but failed to keep appointments, Preston Magistrates heard. Brady, of Cambridge Street, Preston, must pay costs of £50.
Thief missed appointment
A thief must carry out 110 hours unpaid work after flouting his community order. Martin Reece Kilpatrick, 19, of Delaware Street, Preston, was given the order, with a suspended jail term, after stealing a mountain bike worth £1,000 in Longridge. Magistrates did not activate the 12 week sentence.
Man fined for receiving goods
A man has been fined £75 for dishonestly receiving stolen goods. Frankie Kyle Hawkins, 23, of Hawthorn Road, Ribbleton, Preston, received a 150 litre compressor tool in May, magistrates heard. Hawkins, who pleaded guilty, must also pay a £20 surcharge.
A man who breached the peace has entered into a recognisance with police. John Harvey Healy 40, of Savick Way, Lea, was bound over by Preston Magistrates Court and must pay £50 after admitting an incident on June 22.
A man who tried to force his way into a house has been jailed for eight weeks. Abrar Ingar 24, of Latham Street, Preston, also admitted possessing diazepam and cannabis.