Court Round-up: Slimming tablet thief and drunken man dealt with in Sunderland

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The following cases have been dealt with at Sunderland Magistrates’ Court:

Kevin Gaunt, 34, of Southwick Road, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to theft of £189 of slimming tablets from The Old Forge on June 16. He was jailed for three months and was told to pay compensation of £189 and a criminal courts charge of £150.

Darin Cummings, 43, of High Street, Easington Lane, admitted criminal damage of a window worth £100 on September 15. He was given an absolute discharge and was told to pay compensation of £100.

Steven Webb, 40, of Tynedale Street, Hetton, pleaded guilty to assault on June 28. He was given a six-month conditional discharge for six months and was told to pay a victim surcharge of £15, costs of £85 and a criminal courts charge of £150.

Terry Connolly, 36, of Fulwell Road, Sunderland, admitted failing to provide a specimen of blood after driving a vehicle. He was jailed for two months and was told to pay a victim surcharge of £80 and criminal courts charge of £150. He was also banned from driving for three years.

John Pearson, 38, of Grassmere Terrace, South Hetton, pleaded guilty to stealing £66 of meat from Marks & Spencer in Washington on June 17. He was fined £70 and was told to pay costs of £30, victim surcharge of £20, and a criminal courts charge of £150.

Lido Vanderlaan, 43, of Broadmeadows, Fatfield, Washington, was found guilty after a trial of breaching a non-molestation order on April 9. He was given a 12-month community order with up to 15 days of specified activity. He was also told to pay a victim surcharge of £60 and costs of £200.

Liam Willis, 24, of Maypole Close, Southwick, pleaded guilty to resisting a police officer and being drunk and disorderly in Rhodesia Road on August 31. He was fined £150 and was told to pay a victim surcharge of £20, costs of £50 and a criminal courts charge of £150.