Assaults, drugs and obstructing police - the latest South Tyneside court cases

The following South Tyneside cases have been heard by South Northumbria Magistrates’ Court, which sits at both South Shields and Sunderland, recently:

Tuesday, 13th October 2020, 7:00 am

Michael Nicholson, 37, of Hospital Drive, Hebburn, received a six-month conditional discharge and was ordered to pay £50 and a £21 victim surcharge after admitting assaulting a woman on August 17.

Raymond John Parker, 30, of Lindisfarne Road, Jarrow, was fined £40 and ordered to pay £300 compensation, a £32 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs after admitting causing criminal damage to a window on April 5.

Christopher Ian Woodward, 34, of Beach Road, South Shields, was fined £40 and ordered to pay a £34 with £85 costs after admitting possessing amphetamines on May 9.

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These cases were dealt with by South Northumbria Magistrates' Court, which sits at South Shields, above, and Sunderland.

Jason Lee Scanlon, 37, of Cook Close, South Shields, was banned from driving for 36 months, fined £120 and ordered to pay a £34 victim surcharge and £85 costs after admitting drink driving on September 8.

Michael Craig Scott, 40, of Johnson Street, South Shields, was fined £40 and ordered to pay a £34 victim surcharge and £85 costs after admitting two counts of obstructing police officers in the course of their duties on September 8.

Aaron Sutherland, 28, of Dean Road, South Shields, was fined £40 and ordered to pay a £34 victim surcharge and £85 costs after admitting two counts of obstructing police officers in the course of their duties on September 8.

Raymond Lee Boyle, 48, of Elm Street, Jarrow, received a 12-month conditional discharge and was ordered to pay £90 compensation after admitting possessing cannabis on March 13 and committing attempted theft and theft on April 4.

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