Stealing soap and face cream from Poundland, rings from Pandora and harassment: The latest cases heard in court round-up

The following cases have been heard at Sunderland, South Tyneside and Gateshead Magistrates’ Courts:

Saturday, 19th October 2019, 9:00 am
South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.
South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.

Michael Wise, 33, of Clacton Road, Sunderland, admitted keeping an unlicensed vehicle. He was fined £40 and ordered to pay £85 costs and £2.50 in vehicle excise back duty.

Andrew Anderson, 36, of Wellands Lane, Sunderland, was fined £80 after he admitted speeding. He was also ordered to pay £85 costs and a £30 victim surcharge. He was given four penalty points.

Victoria Donkin, 35, of no fixed abode, was given an absolute discharge after admitting being drunk and disorderly in Sunderland.

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John George Jones, 53, of Allendale Road, Sunderland, was given a conditional discharge and ordered to pay a £21 victim surcharge after he pleaded guilty to stealing soap and face cream to the value of £24 from Poundland.

Sam Honeyman, 22, of Honeysuckle Avenue, South Shields, was fined £123 when he admitted a charge of speeding. He was also ordered to pay £85 costs, a victim surcharge of £30 and given three penalty points.

Marc Alan Quinn, 23, of East View, Castletown, Sunderland, admitted two breaches of a restraining order, a breach of a suspended sentence and driving without insurance. He was fined £100 and told to pay £85 costs and a £90 victim surcharge. He was also given a 12-month community order with 50 hours unpaid work.

Suzanne Marie Innes, 33, of Maypole Close, South Shields, was jailed for six weeks after she admitted stealing a quantity of rings from the Pandora store at the Metrocentre. She was also ordered to pay £350 in compensation.

Richard Alexander Harpe, 32, of Railway Terrace, South Hylton, Sunderland, admitted a charge of harassment. He was given a 12-month community order and fined £50. He was ordered to pay £100 in compensation, £85 costs and an £85 surcharge.