Breaking curfews and damaging windows - the latest South Shields court cases

The following cases from the South Shields area were dealt with by South Northumbria Magistrates’ Court, which sits at both South Shields and Sunderland:

Wednesday, 4th November 2020, 4:21 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th November 2020, 4:22 pm

David Terence Potts, 31, of Collingwood Street, Hebburn, was fined £22 and ordered to pay a £34 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs after admitting possessing diazepam on July 5.

David Kirsop, 34, of Pickering Court, Jarrow, was ordered to pay £60 costs after he admitted breaching a community order by breaking a curfew.

Peter McShane, 33, of Belgrave Terrace, South Shields, was ordered to pay £60 costs after he admitted breaching a community order by failing to attend a scheduled appointment on July 30.

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The cases were dealt with by South Northumbria Magistrates' Court, which sits at South Shields, above, and Sunderland.

George Edward Dixon, 35, of Edhill Avenue, South Shields, was fined £40 and ordered to pay £50 compensation, a £34 victim surcharge and £85 costs after admitting assaulting a woman on June 17.

David Leon Graham, 55, of Western Approach, South Shields, received a six-month conditional discharge and was ordered to pay a £20 victim surcharge and £150 costs after he was convicted of attempting to steal a cycle on November 21 last year.

Paul Limbet Kennedy, 34, of Beach Road, South Shields, was fined £80 and ordered to pay a £34 victim surcharge and £85 costs after admitting breaching a restraining order by visiting a named address and breaching the terms of a suspended sentence by committing a further offence on October 23.

Adam Kenneth Purcell, 18, of Epinay Walk Jarrow, was ordered to pay £1,300 compensation after he admitted two charges of causing criminal damage to windows on September 15 and one count of possessing cannabis on September 16.

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