Assault, using train without a ticket and criminal damage: Sunderland defendants appear in court

The following cases were heard at Sunderland and South Tyneside Magistrates’ Courts:

Wednesday, 26th February 2020, 6:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 26th February 2020, 6:00 am

Terry Alan Cleghorn, 34, of Roker Avenue, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to assault and harassment. He was jailed for 16 weeks and made subject of a restraining order. He was also told to pay £200 in compensation, £85 costs and a £122 surcharge.

Alan Adamson, 26, of Edward Street, Hetton, pleaded guilty to assault and failing to comply with the requirements of a sex offenders notice. He was made the subject of a restraining order and told to pay compensation of £100, £85 costs and a £21 surcharge.

James Taylor, 37, of Elms West, Sunderland, was fined £220 after it was proven he rode a train without a ticket. He was told to pay £7.90 in compensation and costs of £150.

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John Robert Buscall, 31, of Willoughby Grove, Peterlee, pleaded guilty to breaching a restraining order. He was jailed for 12 weeks, suspended for eight months, and told to pay a £122 surcharge.

Kenneth Thomas Sherrington, 28, of Villette Road, Sunderland, admitted criminal damage. He was fined £80 and told to pay £300 compensation, £85 costs and a £32 surcharge.Dale Hughes, 30, of Tower Street, Hendon, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to two charges of criminal damage. He was fined £40 and ordered to pay £610 in compensation and a £32 surcharge.

Jolene Davies, 39, of Westheath Avenue, Sunderland, was fined £53 after she admitted speeding. She was given three penalty points and ordered to pay £85 costs and a £30 surcharge.

Richard Lawrence Smithson, 29, of Keighley Square, Sunderland, was fined £250 after he pleaded guilty to failing to provide driver information to the police. He was given six penalty points and ordered to pay £85 costs and a £41 surcharge. He also admitted using a colour television without a license and was fined £166 and ordered to pay £120 costs.Trevor Simpson, 35, of Albert Street, Chester-le-Street, was fined £220 after it was proved in absence that he rode a train without a ticket. He was ordered to pay £8.10 in compensation and £150 costs.