Drink driving, theft and possessing drugs: The latest cases heard in court round-up

The following cases were heard at South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court:

Sunday, 13th October 2019, 8:00 am
South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.

Andrew Sheard, 29, of Moor Crescent, Ludworth, admitted driving without insurance, driving without a licence and fraudulently using a registration. He was fined £296 and ordered to pay costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £32. He was also given six penalty points.

Lee Martin Smith, 34, of Fell Road, Chester-le-Street, pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly and of breaching a suspended sentence. He was fined £150 and ordered to pay £85 costs and a £32 victim surcharge. He also had his suspended sentence extended.

Scott Young, 28, of Chaffinch Drive, Hebburn, was fined £750 after he admitted a charge of driving with excess alcohol. He was also ordered to pay £85 costs and a £75 victim surcharge. He was banned from driving for 24 months.

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Anthony Dominic Joyce, 45, of Kitchener Street, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis and possession of amphetamine. He was given a 12-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay £85 costs and a £20 victim surcharge.

Brandon Maas, 18, of Collingwood Court, Washington, pleaded guilty to driving without a licence, driving without insurance and driving without a test certificate in Mill Road, Chopwell. He also pleaded guilty to having an article which is used in the connection to theft. He was given a 16-week prison sentence, suspended for 18 months and six penalty points. He was ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £115 and costs of £85.

Erica Rachael Purvis, 27, of Athol Road, Hendon, Sunderland, admitted breaching a community order. She was told to pay £60 costs.

Gary Nicol, 47, of Tatham Street Hostel, Sunderland, was fined £50 after a charge of being drunk and disorderly was proved in his absence. He was also ordered to pay £85 costs and a £32 victim surcharge.

Kady Louise Hutchinson, 34, of St Barnabas Way, Sunderland, was given an 18-month community order after she pleaded guilty to theft. She was ordered to pay £85 costs and a £90 victim surcharge.