Knott End man given 10-week jail term

Blackpool Magistrates Court
Blackpool Magistrates Court

A former Knott End man who turned his back on the probation service has been jailed for 10 weeks.

Liam Boardman, 31, was given a suspended jail term when he was caught driving while disqualified on Shard Lane, Hambleton.

He also admitted driving document offences. As part of his punishment he was also put under supervision by probation.

But, after initially keeping appointments, Boardman then became uncontactable.

Blackpool Magistrates heard how Boardman had gone to live in Manchester to be near his brother.

Boardman had second thoughts about disappearing and not giving a change of address so he handed himself into police and was arrested for breaching the terms of his suspended jail term. Magistrates decided to impose 10 weeks of the term.

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