Round-up of court cases covered in south Cumbria by The Mail

Barrow man who stole jacket from JD Sports ‘hadn’t eaten for days’

A SHOPLIFTER stole a coat worth more than £150 because he had not eaten for days, a court heard.

Man crashed on M6 motorway after blacking out – sentence

A MAN who blacked out while driving on the M6 was fortunate not to cause a serious collision, a court heard.

Coultan Riglar jailed for facilitating supply of cocaine to Barrow

A FORMER wind turbine worker turned Barrow drug dealer has been jailed for almost ten years.

Barrow man told bus driver: ‘I am going to smash your head in’

A BARROW man has been found guilty of threatening a bus driver.

Barrow murder charge: William Prince appears at Preston Crown Court

A MAN alleged to have murdered a pensioner following an incident at a Barrow house has had his first crown court hearing.

Barrow motorist found guilty of failing to give breath sample

A MOTORIST has been convicted of failing to provide a specimen of breath for police.

Man detained under mental health act after GBH incident

A BARROW man who stabbed his victim twice in the leg will be detained under the mental health act for life. 

Cavan Bryan sentenced for multiple child sex offences

A TEENAGER tried to take her own life after a man sexually assaulted her and her friend, a court heard.

Connor Hornby sentenced for driving at three times legal speed limit

A DANGEROUS driver who attempted to evade police in a ten-minute pursuit was ‘fortunate’ not to have caused a serious accident after hitting speeds of 90 mph in residential areas, a court heard.


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