LONGTON: Mark Wright, aged 19, of Ashwood Terrace, Longton, has been sentenced to 14 hours of unpaid work after he failed to comply with the requirements of a community order.
The teenager was sentenced to the 18-month order on March 26 for the theft of metallic items belonging to Steelite, in Middleport, on March 6.
But North Staffordshire magistrates yesterday heard Wright breached the order by failing to attend his supervision appointment on April 3.
He also failed to report for unpaid work on April 11.
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Magistrates allowed the order to continue.
As well as completing the unpaid work, Wright must pay £60 costs.
NEWCASTLE: Anthony Mason, aged 48, has been fined £110 after pleading guilty to drink driving in Newcastle in March 10.
Mason, of High Street, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, gave a reading of 154 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood, nearly twice the legal limit of 80.
North Staffordshire magistrates disqualified Mason from driving for 41 months.
However, the ban will be reduced to 31 months if he completes the drink drivers' rehabilitation course by October 9, 2014.
Mason must also pay £85 costs and a £15 surcharge.