Assault, theft, possession of an offensive weapon and other recent Sunderland court cases

The following cases from the Sunderland area were dealt with recently at magistrates’ court:

Sunday, 9th May 2021, 7:00 am

Defendants pleaded guilty unless otherwise stated:

Anthony Peter McEvoy, 38, of Padgate Road, Pennywell, was given an 18-month community order with 40 hours unpaid work for possession of an offensive weapon on November 13, 2020, and theft on December 28, 2019.

Christopher Paul Mather, 40, of Hedworth Lane, Boldon Colliery, was given a year’s community order with 70 hours unpaid work for using threatening, insulting or abusive words or behaviour on June 26, 2020.

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Ross Punshon, 29, of Parkside South, was fined £146 with three penalty points for speeding on September 6, 2019.

Steven Brian William Whitfield, 36, of Roxburgh Street, was fined £68 with three penalty points for speeding on March 21, 2020.

Benjamin David Hossack, 32, of Sulgrave Road, Washington, was fined £68 with three penalty points for speeding on November 7, 2019.

Patrick McLaughlin, 23, of Hartford Road, was given a six-month community order with 100 hours unpaid work and made subject to a two-year restraining order for assault and sending an offensive or indecent text message on November 20, 2020.

Malcolm Hancock, 34, of Morris Crescent, Boldon, who was convicted of using a vehicle without insurance on September 8, 2020, was fined £660 and banned for a year.

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