Criminal damage at a Jarrow pub, malicious communications and drunk and disorderly: Defendants sentenced by South Tyneside magistrates.

Magistrates have sentenced defendants from South Tyneside for offences including criminal damage of a pub, sending malicious messages and being drunk and disorderly in the street.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 29 June, 2019, 06:00
The cases were heard at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court

South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court results – as published in the most recent court lists are as follows:

Kevin Dunlop, 23, of Broughton Road in South Shields, pleaded guilty to damaging a pub window in Jarrow.

He was fined £120, ordered to pay £300 compensation and must also pay costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £30.

Kevin Gaunt, 38, pleaded guilty to stealing 11 tins of Lynx deodorant worth £44 from the Wilko shop in Sunderland.

Gaunt, of Lawe Road in South Shields, stole the products on April 23, 2019. He was given a conditional discharge for six months and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £20.

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Teenager Aaron McLaughlin will be sentenced for harassment and a malicious communications offence after pleading guilty to the charge.

McLaughlin, of Dock Street in South Shields, admitted sending more than 250 messages to a woman between May 21 and May 23 this year.The 18-year-old will be sentenced on July 10.

Michael Finley, of Beach Road in South Shields, admitted being drunk and disorderly in Gateshead.

The offence took place on June 1 in Sheriffs Highway.

Finley, 36, was given a conditional discharge and must pay a £20 victim surcharge.