Stealing copper piping and £279 of items from Tesco - a round up of the latest Sunderland court cases

The following cases from the Sunderland area were heard at South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court:

Saturday, 26th September 2020, 7:00 am

Trevor Palmer, 28, of Perth Road, Sunderland, received a 12-week suspended jail term, was fined £45 and ordered to pay £530 compensation, a £122 victim surcharge and £120 costs after admitting assault and four counts of criminal damage on November 25 last year.

Samuel Holman, 23, of Rhoda Terrace, Sunderland, was banned from driving for a year, fined £350 and ordered to pay a £34 victim surcharge and £85 costs after admitting drink driving on July 10.

Kenneth Youles, 34, of High Street, Easington Lane, received a 12-month conditional discharge and was ordered to pay a £34 victim surcharge and £85 costs after admitting stealing copper piping on August 28 last year.

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These cases from the Sunderland area were dealt with in South Shields at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.
These cases from the Sunderland area were dealt with in South Shields at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.

John Laws, 30, of Kimberley Street, Sunderland, received a six-month conditional discharge and was ordered to pay £5 compensation, a £21 victim surcharge and £85 costs after admitting causing criminal damage on April 13.

Jason Paul Downs, 49, of Havannah Crescent, Newcastle, was fined £80 and ordered to pay a £30 victim surcharge and £30 costs after admitting stealing £279.83 of items from Tesco, in Sunderland, on August 16 last year.

Syed Sajjad Miah, 29, of Great North Road, Chester-le-Street, received a six-week suspended jail term, was banned from driving for a year, fined £80 and ordered to pay a £122 victim surcharge after admitting driving while disqualified, driving without insurance and obstructing a police officer on April 4.

Lee Browell, 30, of Coach Road Estate, Washington, was banned from driving for three years, fined £80 and ordered to pay a £34 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs after admitting drink driving on August 12.

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