HERE are five cases heard recently at Liverpool, Knowsley and St Helens Magistrates' Court.

- A MAN who admitted to possession of a knife and making threats will be sentenced at a Crown Court.

Joseph William Twist, of Windle Grove, Windle indicated a guilty plea to having a kitchen knife on him in a public place on June 24 last year.

He also admitted to using threatening words or behaviour towards two other people on the same date.

Twist, 18, was committed for sentence at Liverpool Crown Court on Wednesday, March 3 and given unconditional bail until then.

- A DRUG driver has been banned from the road for 12 months.

Zak Cunliffe, of Grange Park Road drove a vehicle on Baxters Lane, Sutton with a proportion of Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (cannabis ingredient) in his blood on May 8, 2020.

Cunliffe, 20, was fined £80, made to pay a £34 surcharge and £85 in costs to the CPS and given a 12-month driving disqualification.

-A MAN who drove with drugs in his system and without insurance or a licence has been fined.

Peter Jack Woosnam, of Gloucester Street, Parr drove on Sankey Street, Parr with Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (cannabis ingredient) in his system on June 18 last year.

He also pleaded guilty to driving without a licence, without insurance and possession of cannabis.

Woosnam, 21, was fined £120 for the drug driving and made to pay a £34 surcharge and £85 in costs to the CPS.

He was also fined £80 for the possession of cannabis, making a total of £319.

He was given no separate penalty for the driving without insurance and a licence charges.

Woosnam was also disqualified from having a driving licence for 12 months.

- A MAN found in possession of amphetamine has been fined.

Marc Dixon, of Norman Avenue, Haydock indicated a guilty plea to possession of a Class B drug on July 15 last year.

Dixon, 26, was fined £500 and made to pay a £50 surcharge and £85 in costs to the CPS.

- A MAN who drove a vehicle with drugs in his system has been fined and banned from the road.

Ryan Griffiths, of Ormskirk Road, Rainford drove on Peasley Cross Lane on May 21 last year with benzoylecgonine (metabolite of cocaine) in his blood.

Griffiths, 25, was fined £120, made to pay a £34 surcharge and £85 in costs to the CPS.

He was disqualified from having a licence for 12 months.