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Man caught pleasuring himself in van handed suspended sentence

A man caught pleasuring himself in his van outside his "mother-in-law's" on a porn site logged into her wi-fi, was given a suspended jail term.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Man caught pleasuring himself in van handed suspended sentence

A man caught pleasuring himself in his van outside his "mother-in-law's" on a porn site logged into her wi-fi, was given a suspended jail term.
Crime
The defendant "occasionally" works as a bouncer.

Banned Burnley driver caught behind the wheel

A banned driver caught behind the wheel claimed he thought the disqualification had ended, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Nelson postwoman attacked by dog

A bull mastiff spared destruction after savaging a passer-by, sank its teeth into a postwoman's bottom, a court heard.
Crime
Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drink-driver 'will never do it again'

A drink-driver caught in a Transit van at 7am was almost twice the legal limit, a court heard.
Crime
Burnley Magistrates' Court

Woman stole pensioner's TV

A woman stole a pensioner’s television after promising to get him some more channels put on it to watch football.

Crime
Burnley Magistrates' Court

Thief stole M&S meat worth £200

A thief who stole meat worth £200 from Marks and Spencer had “got in with the wrong crowd,” a court heard.

Crime
Burnley Magistrates' Court

Crook must wait for sentence

A prolific Nelson crook has had his sentence for shoplifting put back because he is currently in rehab.

Crime
Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drunk threatened to shoot officers

A soon-to-be funeral worker rang the police and said he was going to murder his ex, after she refused to hand over his birthday money, a court heard.

Crime
Burnley Magistrates' Court

Thief stole from ex-partner's bank account

A teenager and another woman stole £300 off her ex-partner after he was asked for a £20 loan and handed over his bank card with his PIN, a court heard.

Crime
A woman has admitted driving with excess alcohol on the day of her son's wedding.

Bridegroom's mother caught drink driving on son's wedding day

A bridegroom's mother was caught drink driving on the day of her son's wedding, after her estranged husband turned up with his new love, a court heard.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drink-driver told police to 'prove it'

An over-the-limit motorist who didn’t stop for police, abandoned his car and claimed, “I wasn’t driving, prove it,” when caught, a court heard.

Crime
Burnley Magistrates' Court

Woman accused of stealing from care residents

A woman has appeared in court, accused of stealing from residents and fraud while working as a PA/receptionist at a nursing home.

Crime
Burnley Magistrates' Court

Shoplifter bit security tags off bottles of rum

A prolific shoplifter who removed security tags off alcohol bottles with her teeth has been spared jail after her latest spree.

Crime
Defendant Daniel Wearden indicated a not-guilty plea.

Nelson man accused of possessing stolen car parts worth £400,000

A Nelson man has appeared in court accused of handling parts from stolen vehicles said to be worth almost £400,000.

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The defendant could not explain his actions.

Nelson thief "at a loss" to explain why he stole beauty cream from Boots

A prolific thief who needed some wort treatment could only find verruca ointment so walked out of Boots with beauty cream, a judge heard.
Crime
The defendant nearly hit a marked police vehicle, a court heard.

Drink-driver banned for a year after almost colliding with police van

A plant operator caught drink-driving was said to have nearly hit a marked police vehicle just before midnight, a court heard.
Crime
Melanie Bates was handed a 12-month jail term.

Binge-drinking mum started fire with six-year-old in the house

A drunk Colne mum who was asleep when a fire started whilst her little girl was at home - for the second time - has been locked up.

Crime
The 33-year-old defendant was fined 120.

"Hot-head" charged after racist rant at police

A self-confessed "hot-head" launched a racist rant at a police station over vehicle damage and alleged he had the culprit tied up in the back of his van, a court heard.

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