Court Round-Up: Five petty criminals up before magistrates
The following people have been dealt with at South Tyneside Magistrate's Court:
Scott Bulman, 39, of Stanhope Road, South Shields, was given a six-week prison sentence – suspended for 12 months – after admitting assaulting a police constable in the execution of his duty on Wednesday, February 17.
He must also pay compensation of £100 and keep to a six-week electronically monitored curfew. He was also ordered to pay prosecution costs of £85 and an £80 victim surcharge.
Christopher Collier, 28, of Brighton Parade, Hebburn, was fined £80 after admitting using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour in South Shields on Monday, February 8. He must also pay prosecution costs of £85 and a £20 victim surcharge.
Nathan Geary, 25, of Eglesfield Road, South Shields, was fined £40 after pleading guilty to being drunk and disorderly in a public place, namely Crossgate, South Shields, on Sunday, January 31.
He was also ordered to pay prosecution costs of £85 and a £15 victim surcharge.
Anthony Hooker, 22, of Ushaw Road, Hebburn, was banned from driving for 21 months and fined £120 after admitting driving with excess alcohol in Mill Lane, Hebburn, on Saturday, February 6. He was also ordered to pay prosecution costs of £85 and a £20 victim surcharge.
Jamie Donaldson, 26, of Baring Street, South Shields, was given a 12-week prison sentence – suspended for 18 months, after pleading guilty to the theft of two bottles of wine worth £6.99 from the One Stop shop in South Tyneside on Monday, December 7, and of a HTC mobile phone worth £100 in South Tyneside on Wednesday, December 2. He was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £80.