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Nine criminals from South Tyneside who have faced the courts in January

These are the faces of nine criminals from across South Tyneside who have been before our courts this month.

This is not a list of all offenders - but of those who have been jailed, or who are awaiting sentence, where our police forces have deemed it worthy to release their custody photographs to the public.

Jailed for 28 months for affray, unlawful wounding and two counts of having an offensive weapon.

1. Brandon Farrer, 19, of Brandon Street, South Shields

Jailed for 28 months for affray, unlawful wounding and two counts of having an offensive weapon.
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Jailed for 13 months for handling stolen goods, producing cannabis and three counts of fraud.

2. Christopher Robertson, 39, now of Chilton Street, Sunderland

Jailed for 13 months for handling stolen goods, producing cannabis and three counts of fraud.
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Jailed for two years and eight months with life-long sex offender registration for attempting to meet a child following sexual grooming and attempting to engage a child in sexual activity.

3. John Sewell, 28, of Dean Road, South Shields

Jailed for two years and eight months with life-long sex offender registration for attempting to meet a child following sexual grooming and attempting to engage a child in sexual activity.
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Jailed for two years and banned from driving for three years for affray and unrelated charges of dangerous driving and handling stolen goods.

4. Kyle Hammond, 26, of Grassmere Road, Hebburn

Jailed for two years and banned from driving for three years for affray and unrelated charges of dangerous driving and handling stolen goods.
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