Attacking cops, stealing beer and raiding a chippy - your South Tyneside court round-up

The following South Tyneside cases have been dealt with recently at South Tyneside Magistrates Court:

Monday, 4th May 2020, 7:00 am

Jordan Green, 26, of Hyde Street, South Shields, was ordered to complete 60 hours of unpaid work as part of a community order and pay £90 compensation after he admitting assaulting a police officer on September 14 last year.

Benjamin Hall, 33, of Warkworth Avenue, South Shields, was fined £120 and ordered to pay £11 compensation and £85 court costs after he admitted stealing £10 of beer from a branch of Spa on April 20.

David Michael Johnson, 37, of Grasmere Road, Hebburn, was jailed for 37 weeks and five days after he admitting assaulting a police officer on December 19 last year, committing a second assault on November 19 last year, using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour on October 29 last year and failing to comply with a supervision order on November 6 last year. He was also ordered to pay a £149 victim surcharge.

The cases were dealth with recently at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.

Neil Mckay, 49, of Marshall Wallace Road, South Shields, received a 12-week jail sentence, suspended for a year, after he admitted burgling Superdrug, in King Street, South Shields, on March 15 and taking £3,000 of perfume. He was also ordered to pay £500 compensation.

Michael Stephen Parker, 24, of no fixed address, received a 15-week jail term, suspended for a year, after he admitted assaulting a woman in West Boldon on April 22 and breaching a restraining order by refusing to leave an address in West Boldon on the same date. He must also pay £132 compensation.

Mark Darren Seff, 42, of Pine Avenue, South Shields, was given a community order and ordered to pay a £90 victim surcharge after he admitted breaching a restraining order by visiting Fountains Crescent on March 10. He was placed on a 7pm-7am curfew until a electronic tag is fitted to monitor his movements for 16 weeks. He must not enter an area bordered by the River Tyne, A19, Leam Lane, A184, A185 and Low Heworth Lane.

John David Spedding, 25, of Aln Street, Hebburn, was jailed for 26 weeks after he was convicted of burgling the Fish Grill, in Albert Road, Hebburn, and taking an unknown amount of cash on December 19 last year. He was also ordered to pay £132 compensation.

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