A MAN and a woman have both been sentenced for assaulting police officers - while a teenager was rapped for wielding a rounders bat and another woman was electronically tagged for possession of a baseball bat.

These are jest some of the offenders up before magistrates in Bolton in the last week. 

Here is a round up of cases.

A TEENAGER armed with a wooden rounders’ bat on Moss Bank Way, Bolton was threatening people. In court Kyle Bramhall, aged 18, of Mallett Crescent, Bolton, pleaded guilty to affray and possessing an offensive weapon in the incident on August 6 last year. He was sentenced to six months’ detention, suspended for 18 months and order to do 150 hours of unpaid work,

A WOMAN who assaulted two police officers and damaged a police station cell has been electronically tagged. Selina Eckersley, aged 33, of Glenthorne Street, Bolton, pleaded guilty to committing the offences on February 10. She was given a 7pm to 7am curfew for 12 weeks and was ordered to participate in 15 days of rehabilitation activities.

MAGISTRATES have jailed a man for 18 weeks after he admitted going to St Gregory’s Close, Farnworth, on December 17 last year in breach of a court order. David Bradley, aged 45, of Starling Drive, Farnworth, was told he has “a flagrant disregard for court orders”.

A WOMAN has been electronically tagged after she was caught with a baseball bat in Martin Avenue, Bolton, in the early hours of May 4 last year. Carla Broad, aged 39, of Bolton Road, Kearsley, pleaded guilty to possessing an offensive weapon. She was sentenced to a 7pm to 7am curfew for six weeks.

MAGISTRATES have ordered a man to be bound over to keep the peace for six months or forfeit £50. Andrew Putland, aged 44, of Grasmere Avenue, Little Lever, admitted breaching the peace on February 10.

MAGISTRATES have ordered a man to be electronically tagged after he pleaded guilty to assaulting a police officer in Bolton on February 9 last year. Martin O’Rourke, aged 51, of Duncombe Road, Bolton, was sentenced to an 8pm to 7am curfew for eight weeks and was ordered to pay £100 in compensation to the officer.

A WOMAN who failed to name the driver of a Ford Ecosport to police has been fined £660. The case against Alison Paxford, aged 32, of Church Street, Westhoughton, was proved.

A MAN and his teenage step-daughter have been sentenced to do unpaid work after admitting stealing more than £5,000-worth of goods from the Amazon distribution centre at Over Hulton. Daniel Holding, aged 31 and Kira Odowd, 18, both of Arley Close, Aspull, worked at the depot, employed by TCFF, a cleaning contractor for the online retail giant. Holding was given 100 hours of unpaid work and must participate in 19 days of a thinking skills programme, while Odowd must undertake 80 hours of unpaid work.

A MAN caught using an off-road motorbike on Bolton Road, Farnworth, without insurance on June 27 last year, was fined £600 and had six points added to his driving record. Jamie Knowles, aged 43, of Manchester Road, Kearsley, was also ordered to pay £151 in costs.

MAGISTRATES have fined a woman £40 after her car registration plates were tinted and did not conform to regulations. Ashaben Patel, aged 39, of Oxford Grove, Bolton, admitted committing the offence with the plates attached to an Audi RS4 in Oxford Grove on June 15 last year.

MAGISTRATES have fined a man £120 and sentenced him to a conditional discharge for 12 months due to his behaviour. Anthony Norris, aged 29 of Beatrice Mews, Horwich, pleaded guilty to using threatening behaviour on April 30 last year, which put him in breach of a suspended prison sentence.

A WOMAN who failed to name the driver of a VW Passat to police has been fined £660. The case against Stefania Petkovics, aged 25, of Halliwell Road, Bolton, was proved.

A MAN who claimed he was carrying a lock knife for protection has been given a suspended prison sentence after he was caught with the weapon in Great Moor Street, Bolton, on January 30. Daniel Bentley, aged 20, of St Helens Road, Bolton, pleaded guilty to having a knife in public and was told the only reason he was not being jailed immediately is because he has no previous convictions. Bentley was sentenced to four months in prison, suspended for 12 months. He must do 150 hours of unpaid work and participate in 10 days of rehabilitation activities.


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