A ROUND-UP of cases dealt with by magistrates recently.

A THIEF who burgled the Olympus fish and chip restaurant in Bolton has been ordered to do 100 hours of unpaid work. Raymond Balough, aged 28, of Chorley New Road, Lostock, broke into the town centre building on January 28 and stole a bottle of spirits. Then, four days later, on February 2, he attempted to burgle the restaurant again.

A TEENAGER who was a passenger in a stolen car being driving dangerously has appeared at Manchester Youth Court. The 16-year-old, from Little Hulton, who cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to allowing himself to be carried in the VW Passat on August 22 last year. He was referred to the youth offender panel for four months and banned from applying for a driving licence for 12 months.

A DRINK driver who had no licence or insurance has been fined £150. Mitch Kerby, aged 23, of Blenmar Close, Radcliffe, was driving a Subaru Impreza on Blenmar Close on February 26. He pleaded guilty to committing the offences and was banned from holding a driving licence for 14 months.

A WOMAN who admitted assaulting a police officer has been electronically tagged. Jodie Holt, aged 35, of Tarleton Place, Bolton, pleaded guilty to committing the offence on January 8. She was sentenced to a 7pm to 7am curfew for 12 weeks, must participate in 15 days of rehabilitation activities and pay the officer £100 in compensation.

AN arsonist who set fire to a bin has appeared before magistrates. Billy Hilton, aged 38, of Blackbank Street, Bolton, pleaded guilty to setting fire to the industrial bin, belonging to Bolton Council, on March 18. He was sentenced to remain at Wigan Magistrates’ Court until the end of the court day.

A MAN who burgled Marks & Spencer and assaulted a police officer on January 2 has been sentenced to 24 weeks in prison, suspended for 18 months. David McGrail, aged 44, of Bradford Street, Bolton, stole bottles of spirits from the store in Deansgate. He was ordered to participate in the thinking skills programme for 19 days, 10 days of rehabilitation activities and was ordered to pay the store £100 in compensation.

A DRUG-driver has been banned from holding a licence for 17 months. Nabeel Tabassum, aged 27, of Glendale Drive, Bolton, drove a Toyota Aygo on Glendale Drive on September 14 last year after using cocaine. As well as the driving ban, he was fined £519.

A MAN who admitted being drunk and disorderly at an apartment block in Heaton has been sentenced to a conditional discharge for 12 months. Raynor Howcroft, of Greenmount Lane, committed the offence at Lever House in Greenmount Lane on February 26.

A DRINK driver has been ordered to carry out 100 hours of unpaid work. James Henderson, aged 35, of Briar Hill Avenue,Little Hulton, admitted committing the offence when he drove a Honda Civic on Captain Fold Road on March 4. He was also banned from driving for three years.

A DRIVER who had drunk more than two-and-a-half times the alcohol limit has been banned from the roads for two years. Hemal Radia, aged 33, of Bury Road, Bolton, used a Vauxhall Corsa on Atherleigh Way, Leigh, on February 21. He was fined £140.