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:
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.
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.