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Court told how gambling addict stole thousands from Nelson firm

A gambling addict salesman at a Nelson firm pocketed more than £7,000 of his bosses' cash to pay off debts, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Banned driver was spotted outside Burnley club

A banned driver was caught after he went past Burnley Miners' Club and stewards spotted him, a court heard.

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The defendant was almost three times over the limit.

Colne father almost three times over drink-drive limit after 'tiff' with spouse

A retired engineer was caught almost three times the drink-drive limit after he crashed his van into two parked cars, a court heard.

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An amateur boxer was given a one year driving ban after he appeared before Burnley Magistrates Court

Amateur boxer handed driving ban in court

An amateur boxer, who prides himself on keeping fit, was found at the wheel with 15 times the specified amount of cannabis in his system.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Burnley dog owner kicked woman who tried to stop dog attack

A woman whose Staffordshire Bull Terrier attacked a little dog booted a bank worker who tried to intervene.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Burnley man claimed somebody had left cocaine in his car

A 31-year-old man caught with cocaine and cannabis claimed the cocaine wasn't his, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Burnley mill burglar left trail of blood at premises

A Burnley mill burglar was questioned when he was in jail after he had left a trail of blood at the premises, a court heard.
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Morgan Ellis could be facing jail

Burnley nuisance rider could be facing jail

A banned teen motorcyclist who repeatedly pulled wheelies near schools in Burnley at home time could be facing jail.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Angry man smashed pub window

An angry man smashed a pub toilet window but claimed he didn't mean to, a court heard.
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The defendant told officers the bag of white powder was for his personal use.

Nelson man admits possessing Class A drug after police tipped off

A man was found with cocaine in the centre console of his car after police received intelligence, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Heroin addict asked to be locked up

A prolific shoplifter who asked to be locked up got his wish when he was jailed for 20 weeks.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Petulant man smashed ex's window

A "petulant" Nelson man smashed a window at his estranged partner's home, after she told him she couldn't meet him, a court heard.

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A man admitted driving without due care and attention after an accident which left a couple with serious injuries, a court heard

Six month ban for driver after couple seriously injured in country road smash

A couple suffered serious injuries when a 24-year-old driver spun out of control and smashed into their vehicle on a country road in Laneshawbridge.

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The defendant claimed he had lost control of the vehicle.

Couple seriously injured in head-on collision after driver 'loses control'

A couple suffered serious injuries when a 24-year-old driver spun out of control and smashed into their vehicle on a country road in Laneshawbridge.

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The defendant was banned for 17 months.

Nelson drink-driver 'ashamed' to appear before court

An insurance director who crashed his car in the early hours whilst twice the drink-drive limit was ashamed to appear in court, magistrates heard.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Burnley woman punched motorist over driving row

A woman attacked a couple in "unprovoked" violence in a car park row, a court was told.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Stolen thermostat used to fix boiler

A thief who stole a £55 radiator thermostat from B&Q took it out of the box so the security alarm didn't activate, a court heard.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Ex-convict moved stolen car so he could sell it

An ex-convict who moved a stolen car left in a Padiham street was going to try and sell it, a court heard.
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Forrester (38)was banned for drink-driving in 2013.

Drink-driving father-of-two caught due to expired MOT

A drink-driver has been ordered off the road for three years after being convicted for the second time.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Farmer given community order for various offences

A banned driver who shouted abuse at a passer-by who had called him a "paedophile" has been spared a jail term.

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