Just some of the South Tyneside criminals jailed recently at Newcastle Crown Court.
Unless otherwise stated, they have all been jailed after pleading guilty to offences at Newcastle Crown Court. Our previous rogues’ gallery is available here.
Clarke, 38, of Pennywell Bail Hostel, in Hylton Road, Sunderland, was jailed for 11 weeks at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court after admitting stealing a bottle of Southern Comfort from the Little Haven Hotel, in South Shields, and two other offences.
Cook, 27, of Hobart Avenue, South Shields, was jailed for 12 months after admitting attempting to engage in sexual communication with a
child in July and also breaching an earlier sexual harm prevention order.
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Fada, 25, of Lonsdale Court, South Shields, was jailed for three years and seven months after he admitted two thefts, three fraud offences, one criminal damage charge and one count of handling stolen goods.
Ruffell, 29, of Beach Road, South Shields, was jailed for two years and one month after he admitted assault and false imprisonment in November last year.
Sharp, 33, of Stanhope Road, South Shields, was jailed for 18 weeks at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court after admitting eight charges including assault, theft, causing harassment, alarm or distress and resisting a police officer.
Short, 49, of Frederick Street, South Shields, was jailed for 20 years after he was convicted of 13 sexual offences following a trial.
Taylor, 31, of Beach Road, South Shields, was jailed for 20 months after admitting assault and false imprisonment in November last year.
Welsh, 55, of Leeholme, near Bishop Auckland, was jailed for five years at Durham Crown after he admitted attempting to engage in sexual communication with a child and attempting to meet a boy under 16 in South Shields following grooming. He also admitted six other child sex offences.
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