Man faces drug charges: Wirral Magistrates declined to deal summarily with a Wallasey man facing drugs allegations.

Keith John Woosey,49, of Liscard Road was remanded on bail for eight weeks for committal proceedings.

He is charged with producing cannabis plants and also being concerned in the management of premises in St James Road, Wallasey, where he knowingly allowed the production of cannabis in July.

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Pair plead not guilty to affray: Two men charged with affray in Argyle Street, Birkenhead, pleaded not guilty when they appeared at Wirral Magistrates Court.

Roy Frederick Thompson, 39, of Argyle Street and Stephen Booth,21, of Green Lawn, Rock Ferry were remanded on bail to a later date for evidence to be called.

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Birthday celebration led to court: Two men involved in a disturbance in Oxton Road, Birkenhead appeared before Wirral Magistrates.

Karl Michael Flanagan, 27, of North Road, Birkenhead, pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly.

Jason Paul Williams, 39, of Oxton Road, admitted a similar charge and also possession of cannabis found when he was searched at the Custody Suite.

Flanagan, who was said to have been abusive and aggressive at the time of his arrest, was fined £35 plus £100 costs.

Williams said it was his birthday on the day in question. A colleague was getting attacked and he “kicked off."

Williams was fined a total of £100 plus £100 costs.

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Woman drunk and disorderly: A woman involved in a heated argument in the street continued to be abusive when police arrived on the scene and was arrested, Wirral Magistrates were told.

Jane Hulse, 39, of Ravenhill Crescent, Leasowe, admitted being drunk and disorderly in Bedford Road, Rock Ferry.

She was conditionally discharged for one year on payment of £85 costs.

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Police found cannabis: Police recovered cannabis when they searched the home of a 26-year-old man.

Roy Derek Piercy of Beckwith Street, Birkenhead, admitted unlawful possession of the Class-B controlled drug when he appeared before Wirral Magistrates.

It costs him a £65 fine and he also had to pay £100 towards cost. The cannabis seized was forfeited.

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Denied threatening behaviour : Benjamin Ashley Randles, 18, of New Hey Road, Woodchurch, was remanded on bail until November 23 for trial by Wirral Magistrates.

He denied using threatening behaviour at Moreton in July and also a second similar charge but with the addition allegation it was racially aggravated.

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Phone robery allegation: A Wirral teenager charged with robbery was sent to the Crown Court by Wirral Magistrates.

Shane Thomas Cotgrave, 18, of Lea Road, Wallasey, was remanded in custody to appear before a judge on January 20.

It is alleged he robbed a man of his mobile phone at Greendale Road, Wallasey, in July.

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Drunken pensioner was arrested: A pensioner facing a drunkenness matter told Wirral Magistrates he did not remember anything and would have to plead guilty.

The clerk advised 73-year-old William Downes that he was right to accept the prosecution case if he could not recall the incident.

Downes of Field Road, Wallasey, admitted being drunk and disorderly.

Prosecutor Lionel Cope said he was shouting and swearing at Liscard Way and was arrested because he would not calm down.

Magistrates fined Downes £35 plus £100 costs.

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Man kicked police officer: A police officer who attended a Wallasey address on a report of an assault was kicked on the hand by a 38-year-old man who became violent when spoken to, Wirral Magistrates heard.

John Neil Duffey of Lucerne Road, Wallasey, admitted assaulting the Constable in the execution of his duty.

He said after his arrest he could not remember anything after drinking and asked that his apologies be relayed to the officer concerned.

The court heard Duffey was subject to a suspended prison sentence for another matter and bailed him for a probation report with all sentencing options kept open.

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In breach of court order: Wirral Magistrates imposed a £35 fine on Peter Colin Doyle, 38, of Park Road East, Birkenhead, after he admitted using threatening behaviour in Hemingford Street, Birkenhead, in September.

Doyle was in breach of a conditional discharge imposed earlier for a drunkeness offence. He was fined an additional £35 and also had to contribute £100 costs.