Court roundup '“ Drug possesion, drink-driving and theft of children's clothes among cases dealt with by Sunderland magistrates

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

Tuesday, 10th May 2016, 8:00 am
Sunderland Magistrates' Court.

Darren Canavan, 19, of Park Place East, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to criminal damage of a car windscreen, valued at £100, on April 11. He was ordered to pay £100 in compensation.

James Dawkins, 34, of Bear Lane close, Tamworth, pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis in Sunderland, on April 10. He was given a conditional discharge for 12 months and was told to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £20 and costs of £85.

Christopher Lamb, 29, of Hawthorn Street, Millfield, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly in Holmeside on April 7. He was given a conditional discharge for 12 months and was told to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £15 and costs of £85.

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Kieran Menhams, 22, of Laurens Court, Washington, pleaded guilty to driving a red VW Golf at Vermont, Washington, after consuming so much alcohol that the proportion of it in his breath was 49 microgrammes per 100ml – the legal limit being 35. He was fined £220 and was told to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30 and costs of £85. He was disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 12 months.

Alan Raine, 39, of Percival Street, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to assaulting a police officer in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, on April 9. He was fined £80 and was told to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, compensation of £100 and costs of £85.

James Reed, 56, of The Broadway, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to stealing five Benefit mascaras to the value of £97.50 from Boots, on April 9. He was fined £40 and was told to pay compensation of £97.50, a surcharge to fund victim services of £30 and costs of £85.

Donna Sullivan, 35, of Hewitt Avenue, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to stealing children’s clothing valued at £47 from BHS on April 8. She was fined £40, with a £30 victim surcharge and £85 costs.