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

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

Wednesday, 11th May 2016, 12:34 pm
Updated Wednesday, 11th May 2016, 1:36 pm
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.

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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.