Man fined £510 after stealing £11.99 bottle of wine

Three men have been sentenced to fines, suspended sentences or community orders after committing burglaries in Lancashire.

A man has even been fined a hefty fine of £510 after stealing a £11.99 bottle of wine from a shop.

Simon Cooper, 51, pleaded guilty to the offense of burglary on December 27 in Preston Magistrates Court.

The court heard how Cooper, from Water Street, Lancaster, broke into Lancaster in Varna Bulgaria on Boxing Day and stole a quantum bottle of wine worth £11.99.

He was placed under a community order and ordered to undertake 20 days of rehabilitation activities and pay a £50 fine and £460 in compensation to the shop.

He was asked to pay the full balance by January 10th.

Preston Magistrates also heard Ernest Cotton, 51, plead guilty to burglary after stealing £350 perfume gift sets from a Savers store in Preston on September 5, 2021.

Cotton, of West Cliff, Preston, had entered Savers as an intruder before stealing the high-value items.

He pleaded guilty to the crimes he committed while on bail and was sentenced to six weeks in prison with a 12-month suspended sentence and six months of alcohol treatment.

He was imposed an eight-week curfew and told to complete a 15-day rehab activity.

Cotton was also sentenced to 24 weeks probation for 12 months for an offense committed between October 14 and 17 in which he was carrying a knife outside the Bull and Royal pub on Church Street in Preston.

He pleaded guilty to this offense and was sentenced to a total of 30 weeks probation for 12 months.

Cotton was also ordered to pay a total fine of £213.

On Tuesday December 7th, Callum Fitzpatrick, 33, was also served with a community order for burglary in Preston Magistrates Court.

Fitzpatrick, of St Michaels Road, Preston, entered a building, namely a shed on Charnock Street, as an intruder on 5 September 2020 and stole food of unknown value.

The court also heard he stole two drills, crates of beer and a garden light of unknown value that same day.

He pleaded guilty to the crimes and was sentenced to nine months of drug rehabilitation and 35 days of rehabilitation.

He was also told to pay £100 by December 21.

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