Here are the latest cases to appear at South Cumbria Magistrates' Court.

'Panicked' - Banned driver fled scene of crash

A banned driver who got behind the wheel of a car has been spared an immediate prison sentence by magistrates.

A court heard Thomas Yanis Spencer, of Brathay Crescent, Barrow, was involved in a crash when driving a Nissan Qashqai on Ferry Road in the town on November 1, 2020.

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Supermarket thief stole items to pay for gas bill

A thief, who was in 'dire straits,' has been sentenced by magistrates.

Denise Brill-Edwards, of Union Street, Ulverston, stole alcohol and food on three separate occasions in May and sold them on to pay for her gas and electricity.

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Man ordered by court to pay £3k in child support

A man has been ordered by a court to pay nearly £3,000 in child support.

Blaine Sebastian Fisher has been told he must pay £2866 or face a six-week suspended prison sentence.

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Man asks court to lift ban against contacting former BAE boss

A man has failed in a bid to remove a restraining order banning him from contacting the former boss of the shipyard.

Shaun Gordon Williams was handed the order against the former BAE Systems Submarines managing director in 2015. 

The 46-year-old has put forward an application to remove the order stopping him from contacting then MD Tony Johns and any shipyard worker.

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Man found in possession of Taser and knife to be sentenced

A Barrow man who carried a Taser and a knife with two blades was due to be sentenced yesterday - but a dispute over significant facts led to his case being adjourned.

Daniel Mark Jefferson, of Carlisle Street, admitted the two weapon possession charges, dating back to December 6, 2020, when he appeared before South Cumbria Magistrates’ Court.

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