Assault, drink driving and speeding - the latest South Shields court cases heard by magistrates

The following cases from the South Tyneside area were dealt with at South Northumbria Magistrates’ Court, which sits at both South Shields and Sunderland, recently:

Wednesday, 11th November 2020, 11:59 am

Lee Mark Dixon, 33, of Harton House Road, South Shields, received six penalty points on his driving licence, was fined £1,000 and ordered to pay a £1,000 fine and £85 prosecution costs after admitting failing to provide police with information leading to the identification of a driver suspected of committing an offence on April 2.

Michael David Cook, 35, of Alverthorpe Street, South Shields, was banned from driving for 16 months, fined £140 and ordered to pay a £34 victim surcharge and £85 costs after admitting drink driving and driving without insurance on October 2.

Richard Michael Hall, of Southend Parade, Hebburn, was fined £80 and ordered to pay a £34 victim surcharge and £85 costs after admitting drunk and disorderly behaviour on July 18.

These cases were all dealt with at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.

Michael Amer, of no fixed address, received a 12-week jail term, which was suspended for 12 months, and was ordered to pay £200 in compensation after admitting two counts of assaulting the same woman in South Shields on September 30 and October 30, obstructing a police officer on October 30 and causing £200 of criminal damage on October 30.

Daniel James Taylor, 30, of Winskill Road, South Shields, received a community order and was ordered to pay £85 costs after admitting breaching a restraining order on October 31.

Sarah Daglish, 27, of Caxton Walk, South Shields, received a four-month conditional discharge and was ordered to pay a £22 victim surcharge and £78 costs after admitting drunk and disorderly behaviour on October 1.

Rhys Pandeles, 30, of Cotherstone Court, Easington Lane, received three penalty points on his driving licence, was fined £300 and ordered to pay a £32 victim surcharge and £85 costs after admitting speeding at 53 miles per hour through the 40 miles per hour Testo’s Roundabout roadworks on October 15 last year.

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