Twelve criminals beginning jail terms for South Shields and South Tyneside offences

These criminals are all beginning jail terms after they were sentenced in the last month for committing offences across South Tyneside.

Wednesday, 2nd December 2020, 6:38 pm
Some of the criminals locked up recently for offences committed across South Shields and South Tyneside.

Unless otherwise stated, they were locked up at Newcastle Crown Court after admitting their guilt. Our previous rogues’ gallery of imprisoned defendants can be viewed here.

Aldom, 30, of Cross Lane, Huddersfield, was jailed for 12 weeks at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court after admitting committing two assaults in South Shields and possessing cannabis on August 26.
Butonasi, 31, of Balfour Street, Kirkcaldy, in Scotland, was jailed for three years and eight months after admitting burglary and four counts of fraud after stealing a South Shields pensioner's bank card in South Shields.

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Convery, 38, of Derby Street, Jarrow, was jailed for 18 weeks at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court after he admitted assaulting a police office and causing criminal damage to a police van on November 22.
Gheorghe, 29, of Jasper Road, London, was jailed for four years after admitting burglary and four counts of fraud by false representation after she stole a bank card from a South Shields pensioner.
Herron, 29, from Sunderland, was jailed for six months after he was convicted of taking part in a brawl in South Shields in March.
Lincoln, 26, of Olive Street, South Shields, was locked up for 14 months after admitting affray in Jarrow on June 6.
McCarthy, 34, of no fixed address, was jailed for 12 months after admitting using violence in Jarrow to secure entry to a premises, criminal damage, assault, common assault and obstructing a police constable on October 9.
Mackie, 31, of no fixed address, was jailed for six years after admitting robbery and possession of a bladed article in South Shields on April 11.
Ratcliffe, 25, of Leslie Avenue, Hebburn, was jailed for 19 months after he admitted affray, possessing an imitation firearm and assault.
Sinclair, 22, of no fixed address, was jailed for five years and two months after admitting robbing a taxi driver in South Shields on April 11.
Whittington, 31, of Belgrave Terrace, South Shields, was jailed for 18 weeks at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court after admitting harassing a woman by sending her homophobic electronic messages on November 20.
Williams, 25, of Arran Drive, Jarrow, was imprisoned for 20 months after pleading guilty to affray and unlawful possession of a machete on June 6 and to unlawfully possessing a taser in a separate incident.
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