These are five court and crime stories you might have missed this week from The Mail.

Dad of two stopped by police with kids in the car

A father who was over the drink-drive limit when he drove his children away from a campsite has appeared in court.

Read more: Dad had two children in car when stopped for drink driving in Lakes | The Mail (

Banned driver caught driving friend's car

A motorist stopped by a police officer who suspected he was speeding nearly twice the limit was a banned driver, a court heard.

Read more: Banned driver caught behind wheel of friend's car in Barrow | The Mail (

Man spat in the face of former partner at supermarket

A man with a spat in the face of his ex-partner at a convenience store as a result of a breakdown in their relationship and issues over childcare.

Read more: Barrow man spat in face of ex-girlfriend at Co-op | The Mail (

Man jailed for breaching restraining order

Daniel Wordsworth, of Queen Street in Penrith, pleaded guilty at the first opportunity to harassment.

Read more: Man jailed for breaching restraining order after contacting victim | The Mail (

Paedophile jailed after showing 'perverse' interest in children

Roger Morris was arrested by officers in an unannounced visit on December 28 last year for breaching the terms of his sexual harm prevention order.

Read more: Jailed: Barrow paedophile showed ‘perverse interest in children’ | The Mail (