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Driver caught behind wheel after "seven or eight pints and four or five G&Ts" in Colne

A drink-driver almost twice the limit left his number plate after crashing his works van in Colne, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrate's Court

Mum attacked police outside Burnley pub

A mum could be facing jail for her third attack on police in about 12 months - and blamed the latest outburst on missing her children's school sports day.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Burnley fan banned after shouting racist abuse at Premier League player

A 58-year-old Burnley fan who hurled racist abuse at Premier League player Marvin Zeegelaar has been banned from all football matches for three years.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Refuse collector struck partner's work colleague

A refuse collector who attacked a Booths supervisor at the Barrowford store alleged the victim had been "harassing" his partner, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Colne taxi firm boss disqualified

A taxi firm boss was caught at the wheel of a minibus carrying five passengers when he was banned, a court heard.

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The defendant was spoken to by police on the car park at Colne McDonalds at 1am.

Colne man behind the wheel whilst over the limit

A 22-year-old man at the wheel over the limit has put paid to his career as a driver, a court heard.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Police caught 'drunk' man climbing back through Burnley pub door

A reveller thrown out of a pub at New Year smashed a hole in the door and tried to climb back in, a court heard.
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HGV mechanic Aaron Tschernija was caught in the early hours in Colne.

Colne drug-driver caught with cocaine and cannabis in his system

A drug-driver was found with three substances in his system and was 16 times the legal limit of the main metabolite of cocaine, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drink-driver could barely stand up

A BT team leader caught over twice the drink-drive limit in the early hours faces demotion, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Burnley man headbutted police cage and kicked officer in leg

A drunk threw himself on a police vehicle bonnet, was arrested and repeatedly headbutted the cage, leaving it covered in blood, a court heard.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Son with no licence took father's car for MOT

A driver who hit a parked car taking his dad's vehicle for an MOT didn't have a licence or insurance, Burnley magistrates were told.

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The defendant let the police, who were looking for another man, into the house.

Nelson cannabis-grower caught by police looking for another man

A cannabis-grower used electricity to the tune of £100 after his meter was by-passed, a court heard.
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The defendant had to be restrained and cuffed.

Colne row escalates as 54-year-old abuses police

A 54-year-old man called police names and made threats after they were called to a row in Colne, a court has heard.

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The defendant had only passed his test 14 months before.

New Nelson driver causes £1,500-worth of damage after crashing into wall at local golf club

A new driver smashed into the wall of a Nelson golf club just after it had undergone rebuilding work to the tune of £1,500, a court heard.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Thief stole beef from Burnley store

A thief helped himself to five joints of beef when his benefits were changed and he was left with no cash, a court heard.

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A man has appeared before Burnley Magistrates Court accused of producing cannabis plants.

Man to face charges of growing cannabis plants

A 38-year-old Nelson man appeared before Burnley magistrates, accused of producing 22 cannabis plants in a " quite professional " set-up.
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A drug driver, who was handed a three year ban by Burnley Magistrates, has moved away from Lancashire.

Drug driver handed three year ban by magistrates

A chronic obstructive pulmonary disease sufferer was caught driving with 16 times the specified amount of cocaine's main metabolite in his system, a court heard.
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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Paedophile began relationship with mum-of-three

A convicted paedophile started a relationship with a mother-of-three using a different name and flouting the Sex Offenders' Register, a court heard.

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A horse owner found himself in court after he threatened police with  a plank of wood when they arrived to take his animal

Angry horse owner threatened police and RSPCA officers with plank of wood, court told

An irate horse owner threatened police with a piece of wood with rusty nails sticking out when they turned up at an allotment with the RSPCA to take the animal, a court heard.

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A thief with a record was in court for the first time since 2006

Woman who had not committed a crime for 12 years in court for theft from Burnley store

A thief helped herself to two electric toothbrushes, worth £216, from Boots, when she had no money, a court heard.

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