Threatening behaviour, theft and breaching a restraining order: 11 defendants who appeared in court

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

By Sue Kirby
Wednesday, 4th March 2020, 11:34 am

Catherine Patricia May, 65, of Croft Terrace, Jarrow, pleaded guilty to threatening behaviour and was given a six-month conditional discharge. She was also ordered to pay £85 costs and a £21 surcharge.

Megan Robertson, 26, of Wuppertal Court, Jarrow, pleaded guilty to using a television without a licence. She was fined £43 and ordered to pay £120 costs and a £32 surcharge.

Fiona Carol Swinhoe, 30, of Mill Lane, Whitburn, was fined £60 after she admitted breaching a supervision order.

South Tyneside Law Courts.

Lisa Gosling, 29, of Beach Road, South Shields, pleaded guilty to stealing clothing, vodka and electric toothbrushes. She also admitted having a detagging magnet. She was given a 12-month community order with 150 hours of unpaid work and ordered to pay compensation of £39.50.

Paul Limbet Kennedy, 33, of Beach Road, South Shields, pleading guilty to stealing electric toothbrushes, clothing and vodka and having a detagging magnet. He was given a 12-month community order with 200 hours of unpaid work and ordered to pay £39.50 in compensation.

Craig Michael Seals, 33, of Rembrandt Avenue, South Shields, admitted threatening behaviour and was fined £40. He was told to pay £85 costs and a £32 surcharge.

Craig Charlton, 28, of Green Lane, South Shields, admitted two charges of breaching a restraining order. He was jailed for 34 weeks and ordered to pay a £122 surcharge.

Gemma Baker, no age given, of Stothard Street, Jarrow, was fined £660 after if was proven in her absence that she failed to remove dog faeces and rubbish from the yard after a notice was imposed. She was ordered to pay £100 costs and a £66 surcharge.

James Brennan, 57, of John Williamson Street, South Shields, was fined £660 after failing to attend an interview about fly-tipping was proven in his absence. He was ordered to pay £100 costs and a £66 surcharge.

Lesley Brown, no age given, of Charles Street, Boldon Colliery, was fined £660 after it was proven in her absence that she failed to pick up dog faeces from the yard. She was also ordered to pay £100 costs and a £66 surcharge.

Kevin Cruikshanks, 40, of Devonshire Street, South Shields, was fined £660 after it was proven in his absence that he failed to attend an interview about fly-tipping. He was ordered to pay £100 costs and a £66 surcharge.