Court round-up: Knife, harassment and driving offences among Sunderland and South Tyneside cases dealt with by magistrates
Terrence Jackie Reed, 42, of Rose Avenue, Houghton, was jailed for four months, suspended for 12 months, after admitting having a Stanley knife in The Galleries shopping centre at Washington. He also pleaded guilty to theft and failing to surrender to custody. He was fined £120 and ordered to pay £85 costs and a £122 surcharge.
Anthony Kaigg, 36, of Bede House, Sunderland, admitted criminal damage and harassment. He was sentenced to eight weeks in prison, suspended for 24 months, and made subject of a restraining order. He was also ordered to pay £40 compensation, £85 costs and a surcharge of £122.
Claire Dodd, 45, of Sutherland Drive, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to driving without insurance and without a licence. She was fined £80 and ordered to pay £85 costs and a surcharge of £32 and was given six penalty points.
Peter Coe, 48, of Barnes View, Sunderland, was given an absolute discharge for driving without insurance.
Joseph Lee Murrish, 39, of Ruby Street, Houghton, was fined £180 after being found guilty of failing to provide police with driver information. He was ordered to pay a surcharge of £32.
Samuel Smith, 19, of Willow Green, Sunderland, admitted speeding. He was fined £600 and ordered to pay £85 costs and a £60 surcharge. He was banned from driving for 14 days.
Julie Ann Walker, 47, of Halesworth Drive, Sunderland, admitted driving with excess alcohol. She was fined £120 and ordered to pay £85 costs and a £32 surcharge. She was banned from driving for 14 months.
Reece King McBride, 39, of Avonmouth Road, Sunderland, was found guilty of being in charge of a vehicle with excess alcohol. He was fined £180 and ordered to pay costs of £620 and a surcharge of £32. He was given ten penalty points.
Christopher Anthony Joseph Roberts, 42, of Broomfield, Jarrow, was given a 12-month conditional discharge after he pleaded guilty to threatening behaviour. He was ordered to pay £85 costs and a £21 surcharge.
Anthony Teasdale, 61, of The Crescent, Blackhall, was fined £120 after he admitted speeding. He was ordered to pay £85 costs and a £30 surcharge and was given six penalty points.