Court Round-up: Prosecco theft and razor raid among cases dealt with in South Tyneside

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The following people have been dealt with at South Tyneside Magistrates Court.

Liam Devine, 22, of Dean Road, South Shields, was given an absolute discharge after stealing a bottle of prosecco valued at £6 from Asda, in Coronation Street, South Shields, on Friday, August 21.

He was also ordered to pay prosecution costs of £85.

Lee Emms, 27, of Sycamore Avenue, South Shields, was given a six-month conditional discharge for breaching the conditions of a restraining order in South Tyneside on Friday, September 11.

He must also pay prosecution costs of £85 and a £15 victim surcharge.

Richard Pearson, 40, of Breamish Street, Jarrow, was jailed for a total of eight weeks for offences of assault by beating and using violence to secure entry into premises, both in Jarrow on Sunday, September 27.

He must also pay a criminal courts charge of £150 and a victim surcharge of £10.

Jason Cox, 42, of Westoe Road, South Shields, was jailed for a total of 20 weeks for stealing razor blades worth £230 belonging to Wilko store in South Shields on Sunday, August 23 and committing an offencing during the operational period of a suspended sentence order.

Christopher Elsy, 26, of Taylor Street, South Shields, was jailed for a total of 20 weeks for offences of assault by beating and criminal damage in South Shields on Friday, October 2.

He was also ordered to pay a criminal courts charge of £150 and compensation of £20.

Michael Johnstone, 26, of Whitehead Street, was given a 24-week prison sentence – suspended for 12 months – for breaching the terms of a restraining order in South Shields on Wednesday, September 30.

He must also pay a £180 criminal courts charge and an £80 victim surcharge.