The following cases have been before the courts over the last week.

These were all heard at Tameside Magistrates’ Court.

  • Leon Wilkes was given a community order for resisting arrest.

The 41-year-old admitted the offence which took place in May last year.

Wilkes, of Esther Street in Oldham, was ordered to do 19 days of the Thinking Skills Programme and pay compensation of £95.

  • Petre Stan was fined £660 for driving without insurance.

The case against the 35-year-old male was proved in his absence.

Stan, of Plymouth Street in Oldham, was also given six points on his licence.

The offence took place in Oldham in January this year when he was driving a Vauxhall Zafira.

  • Mark Bray was banned from the roads for a year after failing to provide a blood specimen when he was required to do so.

The 50-year-old admitted to the offence which took place in Ashton Under Lyne in September last year.

Bray, or Schofield Street in Oldham, was also fined £90.

  • Zaheer Khalid was ordered to carry out 80 hours of unpaid work after attacking a woman.

He admitted the attack which took place in February last year.

As well as this the 37-year-old was ordered to pay his victim £90 and a restraining order lasting until August next year was applied.

  • Tarik Namiq was in court accused of conspiring with others to facilitate the arrival of asylum seekers into the United Kingdom.

The offence is alleged to have taken place between May 2017 and April the following year.

The case was sent to Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court where the 44-year-old from Eldon Street in Oldham will appear in September.

  • James Wright was banned from the roads for 14 months after admitting driving when cocaine was in his system.

The 31-year-old admitted the offence which took place in Oldham in July last year.

Wright, from Moorside Road in Tameside, was also fined £120.