News from Court

Those convicted of offences should not expect to be 'invisible' to the communities they have harmed through their actions. If someone is convicted in court, then it is a matter of public record and you are entitled to know the results (unless a court imposes restrictions on reporting).

31st Januery 2017

Mathew Peter Cottington, 34 years from Rivington Avenue committed five offences of theft from the One Stop Shop on Greenfield Road and two offences of theft from the Co-Op on Chain Lane - all offences committed between October and November 2016.  He was sentenced to forty-two days imprisonment.

Nicola Lisa Eden, 36 years of no fixed address stole £90.00 worth of goods from the Home Bargains store in Newton Le Willows on 20th January 2017 and also goods valued at £316.00 from the Matalan store on 30th January 2017.  She was sent to prison for six weeks.

2nd February 2017

Paul Henry Knapper, 34 of Ramford Street committed a Public Order Act offence that was Racially Aggravated on Parr Stocks Road on 1st June 2016.  He used threatening abusive or insulting words or behaviour which was likely to cause harassment alarm or distress.  He was fined £150.00 and ordered to pay £100.00 compensation too.

Robert John Taylor, 38 of Albion Street stole goods valued at £22.01 from the Morrisons store on 1st February 2017.  He was Conditionally Discharged for eighteen months.

3rd February 2017

Shaun Peter Cook, 43 of Pennine Drive committed a number of theft offences whilst subject to a suspended prison sentence and was sent to prison for ten weeks and ordered to pay £115.00 victims surcharge.

Katie Anne Hughes, 35 of Holbrook Close stole bedding valued at £89.95 from the B&M store and goods valued at £48.24 from the Aldi store.  She was committed to prison for four weeks - suspended for twelve months.  She was also ordered to pay a total of £250.00 costs, victims surcharge and fines.

Shaun Anthony Westhead, 45 from Fleet Lane stole £67.96 worth of goods from the Range store where he also assaulted a male.  He was sentenced to eight weeks in prison - suspened for twelve months.  He was required to comply with rehabilitation activity requirements and to pay £210.00 in costs, victims surcharge and compensation.



Image - Community Safety Partners at St.Helens Magistrates Inside Justice Event