Court Round-up: Possessing a weapon, assaulting police and hunting wild animals with dogs

South Tyneside Magistrates Court
South Tyneside Magistrates Court

Jordan Alderson, 21, of Borough Road, South Shields, was given an eight-week prison sentence – suspended for 12 months – for being in possession of a bladed article in South Shields on Wednesday, June 3.

He was also ordered to pay a criminal courts charge of £180, prosecution costs of £100 and a victim surcharge of £60.

Karl Thompson, 27, of Liffey Road, Hebburn, was given an absolute discharge for driving a motor vehicle without third party insurance in South Shields on Thursday, March 19.

David Bulman, 28, of St Vincent Street, South Shields, was given a 12- month conditional discharge and ordered to pay compensation of £125 after assaulting a police constable in St Vincent Street, South Shields, on Tuesday, June 16.

He was also ordered to pay prosecution costs of £300, a criminal courts charge of £150 and a £15 victim surcharge.

Anthony Johns, 43, of Farne Avenue, South Shields, was fined £110 for being in possession of amphetamine in South Shields on Thursday, March 12. He was also ordered to pay a criminal courts charge of £150, prosecution costs of £85 and a £20 victim surcharge.

Michael Oliver, 30, of Stanhope Road, South Shields, was fined a total of £825 for hunting a wild mammal with a dog and trespassing upon Trow Rocks in South Shields, in pursuit of game, woodcocks, snipe or conies, both on October 12 of last year. He must also pay court costs of £300 and a victim surcharge of £66.

Stephen Pearson, 52, of Eglesfield Road, South Shields, was fined a total of £825 for hunting a wild mammal with a dog and trespassing upon Trow Rocks in South Shields, in pursuit of game, woodcocks, snipe or conies, both on October 12 of last year.