Drugs, assault and abusive 999 calls - a round up of Sunderland court cases
The following cases from the Sunderland area were dealt with at South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court:
Jonathan McVaigh, 38, of Gill Crescent, Fence Houses, was fined £120 and ordered to pay a £34 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs after he admitted committing assault, causing criminal damage to a back gate and possessing amphetamines on April 19.
Gary Thomas Robins, 30, of Hillingdon Grove, Hasting Hill, Sunderland, was ordered to complete 80 hours unpaid work as part of a community order, pay £100 compensation and £300 costs after he admitted committing assault on October 26 last year.
Curtis Lawton, 21, of High Street East Sunderland, was placed on a community order, fined £80 and ordered to pay £350 compensation after admitting two counts of causing criminal damage on August 30 and two charges of using threatening or abusive words or behaviour on August 30.
Ryan Patrick James Callaghan, 39, of Galashiels Square, Sunderland, was fined £600 and ordered to pay a £50 victim surcharge and £85 costs after admitting attempted possession of LSD tablets and using threatening or abusive words or behaviour on July 24.
Anakin Lou Hepworth, 19, of Charles Street, Easington Colliery, was fined £120 and ordered to pay a £34 victim surcharge and £85 costs after admitting driving without a valid licence and insurance in Sunderland on August 6.
Dexter Albion Noel Ferguson, 44, of Tower Street, Hendon, Sunderland, was placed on a community order and ordered to pay a £95 victim surcharge and £85 costs after admitting making an abusive telephone call to the emergency services on July 5.