Spitting on emergency workers, assaulting police and other South Shields court cases

The following cases from the South Shields area have taken place recently at South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court:

Sunday, 31st January 2021, 7:00 am

Sarah Johnson, 44, of Longleat Gardens, South Shields, was ordered to pay £400 compensation and £300 costs after she was convicted of two counts of assaulting police officers on October 11, 2019.

Kaye Black, 45, of Railway Terrace, North Shields, received a 12-month conditional discharge after she admitted two counts of committing theft in South Shields on July 22.

Brandon Robert Lee Cairns, 22, of Titian Avenue, South Shields, was fined £40 after admitting one count of failing to comply with supervision requirements on October 9 and October 15 following his release from imprisonment.

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The following cases were dealt with in South Shields at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.

William Beard, 37, of Rayburn Road, South Shields, received a 12-month conditional discharged and was ordered to pay a £21 victim surcharge after admitting two counts of failing to notify the Department for Work and Pensions of a change in his personal circumstances.

Jonathon Rutter, 22, of Tower Street, Sunderland, was fined £80 and ordered to pay a £30 victim surcharge and £85 costs after admitting possessing cannabis in South Shields on January 12, 2019.

Tom McKenzie, 28, of Dock Street, South Shields, received a four-month jail term, which was suspended for 18 months, and ordered to pay £100 compensation, a £128 victim surcharge and £85 costs after admitting assaulting an emergency worker by spitting on him at Yeovil District Hospital on October 7.

Phillip Reay, 49, of Longstaff Gardens, Simonside, South Shields, was placed on a community order and ordered to pay a £250 fine, £100 compensation, £95 victim surcharge and £300 costs after admitting committing assault on November 2.

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