Court roundup: Theft, speeding and failing to send children to school among cases dealt with in Sunderland

Sunderland Magistrates' Court.
Sunderland Magistrates' Court.

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

Diane Henderson, 43, of Tadcaster Road, Sunderland, was found guilty in her absence, of failing to ensure that a child of compulsory school age attended school regularly, between October 9, 2015, and March 16, 2016. She was fined £440 and was told to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £44 and costs of £120.

Ndubuisi Ifeka, 42, of Vilette Road, Hendon, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to failing to comply with a red traffic light signal, while driving a Citroen car, on North Bridge Street, Sunderland, on May 22, 2015.

He was Fined £40 and was told to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £20. His driving record endorsed with three points.

Rachel Lee, 33, of Gardiner Road, Grindon, Sunderland, was found guilty in her absence, of failing to ensure that a child of compulsory school age attended school regularly, between November 13, 2015, and March 16, 2016.

She was fined £440 and was told to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £44 and costs of £120.

Graham Cotton, 35, of Morgan Street, Southwick, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to stealing cash to the value of £90 at 2 Sisters Food Company, Leechmere, on April 5, 2015.

He was told to pay compensation of £90.

Paul Pocock, 29, of Coast Road Estate, Washington, pleaded guilty to exceeding a 50mph temporary speed limit, while driving on the M1 at Wakefield, on November 6, 2015. He was fined £40 and was told to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £20. His driving record endorsed with three points.

Ashley Morrison, 28, of Hylton Road, Pennywell, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to failing to ensure that a child of compulsory school age attended school regularly, between October 1, 2015, and March 16, 2016. She was fined £80 and was told to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £20.00 and costs of £120.