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

A BANNED driver who was involved in a collision with a child has been electronically tagged and given a curfew. Mohamed Ahmed, aged 33, of Brentwood Road, Bolton, was already banned from holding a licence when the collision occurred on Broadfield Road, Manchester, on September 24. He pleaded guilty to driving whilst banned and having no licence as well as not having insurance for the Vauxhall Astra he was driving. He was sentenced to eight weeks in prison, suspended for 12 months and placed under a 7pm to 7am curfew for eight weeks. Ahmed was also banned from applying for another licence for 12 months.

A MAN who attacked a police officer has been ordered to pay more than £1,300. Jamie Angus, aged 30, of Hazel Avenue, Little Hulton, was fined £875 plus £400 towards prosecution costs.

MAGISTRATES have fined a man £50 and ordered him to participate in 20 days of rehabilitation activities after he carried out an assault at Hindley Railway Station on June 23 last year. Marcus Franklin, aged 20, of Bradford Street, Bolton, was ordered to pay his victim £200 in compensation.

A MAN who attacked a woman, causing her actual bodily harm, has been jailed for 26 weeks. Ashley Entwistle, aged 33, of Newton Walk, Bolton, admitted committing the offence on September 27. He was ordered to pay his victim £150 in compensation and a restraining order was made banning him from contacting her.

MAGISTRATES have jailed a man for 12 weeks after he sent text messages to a woman in breach of a court non-molestation order. Tomasz Rewers, aged 40, of St Helens Road, Bolton, was told he has a “flagrant disregard for court orders”.

A MAN who assaulted a woman on February 1 has been sentenced to do 100 hours of unpaid work by Manchester magistrates. Stephen Allen, aged 51, of Doyle Road, Bolton, must participate in 20 days of rehabilitation activities.

A DRIVER who had been using cannabis failed a drugs test when stopped by police. Khizer Shafiq, aged 26, of Bury Road, Bolton, was driving a Mercedes C250 on Shiffnall Street, Bolton, on March 2 and pleaded guilty to drug driving, possessing cannabis and having no insurance. Shafiq was banned from driving for 12 months and fined £300.

A MAN who was in charge of a BMW on Wigan Road, Bolton, whilst unfit through drugs has been fined by magistrates. Shiraz Bhimani, aged 51, of Jasmine Court, Bolton, was fined £276. Ten penalty points were added to his licence.

A DRIVER who failed to stop after a collision in Derby Street, Bolton, has been electronically tagged and given a two-month curfew. Milan Sheth, aged 22, of Hawthorne Street, Bolton, had no licence or insurance when the VW Golf he was driving collided with a Ford Focus on March 1. He was made subject to the curfew from 7pm to 7am daily for two months and banned from applying for a licence for six months.

A MAN was caught driving after being banned from holding a licence. William Molyneux, aged 24, of Poplar Avenue, Horwich, drove a Ford Mondeo on Poplar Avenue on April 9. He was sentenced to six months in prison, suspended for two years and must participate in 20 days of rehabilitation activities. He was banned from applying for a driving licence for three years.

A MAN has been given a community sentence after he told Royal Bolton Hospital staff that he was going to kill a woman. Paul Murray, aged 49, of Brooklands Street, Bolton, made the threat on August 23 and then again a day later. He was fined £120 and ordered to participate in 20 days of rehabilitation activities.

A MAN who twice assaulted a woman and damaged a car and mobile phone has been spared jail. Adam Janson, aged 28, of Buckley Lane, Farnworth, was sentenced to 16 weeks in prison, suspended for 18 months. Janson admitted assaulting the woman on September 6 and again on September 26 when he also damaged a VW Vento and his victim’s mobile phone. He was ordered to pay his victim £300 in compensation.

MAGISTRATES have ordered a man to carry out 80 hours of unpaid work after he attacked a woman and damaged her property. Nial Callaghan, aged 32, of Trentham Avenue, Farnworth, admitted committing the offences on August 14. In addition to assaulting the woman, he damaged a pool table, garden wall, bathroom sink, bedroom door and mirror. He was sentenced to 20 weeks in prison, suspended for 18 months.

A MAN has been banned from entering Lonsdale Road, Heaton, after he damaged a woman’s television, wooden radiator cover and kitchen worktop on October 1. Matthew Lomax, aged 27, of no fixed address, admitted causing criminal damage. He was sentenced to a conditional discharge for 12 months.