Speeding, driving while using a phone and assault – the latest cases heard in court round-up

The following cases were heard at South Tyneside and Gateshead Magistrates’ Courts:

Monday, 23rd December 2019, 6:00 am
Updated Thursday, 26th December 2019, 11:58 am
South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.
South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.

Gail Ann Tye, 47, of Bankhead Terrace, Houghton, was fined £70 after pleading guilty to speeding. She was given three penalty points and told to pay a surcharge of £30.

David Anthony Wolfe, 56, of East Bridge Street, Houghton, was fined £70 after he admitted driving while using a handheld phone. He was ordered to pay a £30 surcharge and was given six penalty points.

A and S Group Ltd, Roseby Road, Horden, was fined £400 after pleading guilty to failing to provide Northumbria Police with driver information. The company was also ordered to pay £85 costs and a £40 surcharge.

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Rachael Imeson, 36, of Grange Street South, Sunderland, admitted speeding and was fined £70. She was also ordered to pay a £30 surcharge and given three penalty points.

David Shaun Kelly, 46, of London Avenue, Washington, admitted speeding and was fined £70. He was given three penalty points and told to pay a £30 surcharge.

David Hudson, 39, of Kirkstone Avenue, Jarrow, was fined £550 after he admitted driving whilst three times over the legal alcohol limit. He was banned from driving for two years and ordered to pay £85 costs and a £55 surcharge.

Reagan Shabi Ngatunyi, 26, of Peacock Street West, Sunderland, was given a two-year community order with 300 hours of unpaid work after pleading guilty to having a knife in a public place. He was told to pay £85 costs and a £90 surcharge.

Andrew Roach, 62, of Grays Walk, Biddick Hall, South Shields, was fined £120 after admitting driving with excess alcohol. He was banned from driving for 18 months and ordered to pay £85 costs and a £32 surcharge.

Demi Lee Curry, 26, of Kidsgrove Square, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to assault occasioning actual bodily harm. She was given a 12-month community order with 135 hours of unpaid work. She was also ordered to pay £100 compensation, £85 costs and a £90 surcharge.

Michael Hourigan, 32, of Thomas Street, Easington, pleaded guilty to trespass and possession of amphetamine. He was fined £140 and ordered to pay £85 costs and a £32 surcharge.