Widnes man jailed for multiple offences Date published: 22nd October 2019 8.53am

A man from Widnes has been jailed following the theft of commercial batteries from industrial premises.

Scott Naughton, of Leigh Avenue, was arrested in Christleton Court, Runcorn, at around 7pm on Sunday 10 October.

The batteries were stolen from premises in Christleton Court on the same night.

Naughton was subsequently charged with theft, being found in enclosed premises, going equipped for theft, driving whilst disqualified and driving without insurance.

The 31-year-old was also charged with indecent behaviour at a police station.

He pleaded guilty to all six offences at Warrington Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 22 October and was handed a 10-week prison sentence.

Naughton was also banned from driving for three months and ordered to pay the company he stole the commercial batteries from £1,000 compensation.