PIT BULL TERRIER: Police officers on routine work in Tulip Avenue, Birkenhead, came across two dogs they suspected were of the pit bull type and arrangements were made to seize them, Wirral Magistrates were told by prosecutor Jenny Williams.

The owner of one of the dogs, Danielle Louise Creed, faced the court.

She told police at the time she did not knowingly believe her pet, called "Blue" was of the pit bull type.

But it was so assessed and she pleaded guilty to possessing a dog to which section one of the Dangerous Dogs Act applied.

Mrs Williams said there were no aggravating features present in the case.

Clare Smith for Creed, 19, of Salacre Crescent, Upton, said she bought the dog for £300 via a newspaper advert where it was described as a Staffordshire Terrier. It was now four years old and a family pet.

Miss Smith said there had not been any complaints over Blue. It had not been running loose and it had not shown any aggression. She hoped to have it returned to her.

Magistrates called for a behavioural report on the pet and Creed was bailed until early November for the case to be finalized.

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ADMITTED ASSAULTING PARTNER: A young man attacked his partner while drunk, Wirral Magistrates heard.

Wesley Graham Bailey, 23, of Rectory Close, Birkenhead, admitted assault by beating in August.

Bailey, who was drunk at the time, was alleged to have punched the complainant and commented to police: “I hit her. I’m drunk. It’s got **** to do with you”.

Quentin Neale for Bailey said the couple had been in a relationship for about five years.

They were still living together and the partner was present in court.

Mr Neale said Bailey just “lost it” on the night and he was ashamed. Bailey was remanded on bail until October 11 for reports and all sentencing options were kept open.

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INDECENT IMAGES CHARGES: A 38-year-old man charged under the Protection of Children Act was sent for Crown Court trial by Wirral Magistrates.

Graham Mathew France of Queens Road, Hoylake, was bailed to face a judge on October 12.

There are 13 charges alleging he made indecent photographs of a child at Greasby on various dates and one matter alleging he made 636 indecent photographs between September, 2008, and December of last year.

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ARREST WARRANT ISSUED: Wirral Magistrates issued a warrant without bail form the arrest of a 25-year-old man.

Paul Alan Formston of Statham Road, Birkenhead, failed to appear to answer a charge of producing a quantity of cannabis at Birkenhead in June.

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MAN HAD COCAINE: A young man searched by police and found to have cocaine on him told officers it was for his own personal use.

Paul Grimwood, 20, of Birchview Way, Prenton, pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of the Class A drug in August when he appeared before Magistrates.

It cost him a £100 fine plus £100 costs and the cocaine seized was forfeited.

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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: A 26-year-old man caught on CCTV stealing from a store appeared before Magistrates.

Darren Thomas Jones, of Ford Way, Upton, admitted stealing larger worth £16 from Asda in Woodchurch Road, Upton.

Magistrates heard he was owing more than £600 in previous fines.

On the latest matter, they ordered him to pay £8 towards compensation plus £40 costs.

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REMANDED ON BAIL: Thomas Benjamin Lucas, 19, of Rappart Road, Wallasey, was remanded on bail for trial by Magistrates.

He entered not guilty pleas to charges of interfering with a vehicle intending to commit an offence at Albemarle Road, Wallasey, in August and resisting a police officer in the execution of his duty.

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CHARGED WITH GBH: Magistrates bailed Martin John Treacy, 35, of Ash Grove, Wallasey, for one week.

He is charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm at Liscard Village in November of last year and also using or threatening unlawful violence in a case brought under the Public Order Act.

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THREE FACE ASSAULT ALLEGATIONS: Three teenagers facing Magistrates on violence allegations were bailed for one week.

Darren McKerns, 18, of Dinmore Road, Wallasey, and a 16-year-old from Wallasey, are charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm at Wallasey in November of last year.

Dean Jon Hardie, 18, of Demesne Street, Birkenhead, is charged with bodily harm assault on the same date. He is also charged with causing damage to a window in Brighton Street, along with McKerns.

The 16-year-old is also alleged to have taken part in an assault causing actual bodily harm.

The case was put off at the request of defence lawyers.