Court Round-up: Sausage roll thief fined 20 times the cost of his loot

Sausage roll
Sausage roll

The following people have been dealt with by South Shields Magistrates’ Court:

Christopher Woodward, 29, of no fixed abode, was given a 12-month conditional discharge after stealing chicken, sausage rolls and steak, valued at £10.76, from Asda, in North Road, Boldon Colliery, on Wednesday, October 14.

He must also pay a £150 criminal courts charge, costs of £35 and a £15 victim surcharge.

Jonathan Robson, 38, of Arnold Street, Boldon Colliery, was given a 12-month community order with 140 hours’ unpaid work after failing to comply with the requirements of an existing community order by failing to attend a pre-arranged appointment on September 1.

Douglas Todd, 48, of Steward Crescent, South Shields, was fined £50 for breaching the curfew requirements of a community order between September 26 and September 27. He must also pay a criminal courts charge of £100.

Stephen Williams, 32, of Hayton Avenue, South Shields, was fined £110 and ordered to pay compensation of £17 after making off from a taxi without offering payment at South Shields, on Thursday, July 11.

He must also pay a criminal courts charge of £180 and a victim surcharge of £20.

Alan Smith, 23, of Belvide Road, Hawdon, was guilty of driving while disqualified, without insurance and without a test certificate in South Shields on Friday, July 3. His driving record was endorsed with six penalty points and he must also pay a criminal courts charge of £150, prosecution costs of £85 and £80 victim surcharge.

Paul Duke, 40, of Windsor Avenue, Gateshead, was fined £200 for driving while disqualified in South Shields on Sunday, July 19.

His driving record was endorded with six penalty points and he must also pay a criminal courts charge of £150, prosecution costs of £85 and a £20 victim surcharge.