Unlucky 13 Sunderland criminals who are starting prison sentences

These 13 criminals are not so lucky after they were all handed recent jail terms.

Monday, 26th October 2020, 7:00 am
Just some of the criminals from the Sunderland area, top, who have been recently jailed at Newcastle Crown Court, below, for offences.

Unless otherwise stated, they are from Sunderland and were locked up after pleading guilty at Newcastle Crown Court to offences. Our previous rogues’ gallery is available here.

Alder, 46, of Swan Lodge, Sunderland, was jailed for 22 months after admitting attempting to incite a child under 16 to engage in sexual activity and attempting to engage in sexual communications with a child under 16.
Ambler, 41, of Coalbank Road, Hetton, was jailed for 23 weeks at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court after admitting assaulting an emergency worker at Sunderland Royal Hospital on May 28 and committing theft and burglary on September 7.

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Atkinson, 24, of Jacques Street, Pallion, Sunderland, was jailed for 14 months after admitting dangerous driving, driving while disqualified, driving under the influence of drugs, failing to stop, no insurance and possessing class A drugs.
Bates, 22, of St Ignatius Close, Hendon, Sunderland, was jailed for six months after admitting assaulting an emergency worker on September 6.
Dixon, 22, of no fixed address, was jailed for 33 months after admitting causing grievous bodily harm in Sunderland on July 2.
Elliott, 44, of Collingwood Drive, Shiney Row, was jailed for two years after admitting committing burglary, attempted burglary, going equipped to steal and vehicle interference on July 2.
Healer, 20, of Thistle Road, Sunderland, was locked up for six months and banned from driving for 15 months after admitting dangerous driving, driving while disqualified and driving without insurance on May 11.
Hetherington, 33, from Sunderland, was jailed for four weeks at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court after she admitted stealing £376 of alcohol on January 15.
Marrs, 36, of Oxford Street, Pallion, Sunderland, was jailed for 23 weeks at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court after admitting stealing 60 chocolate bars on May 7.
Merrigan, 33, of Noble Street, Sunderland, was jailed for 12 months after admitting affray on April 19, assaulting a woman on April 26 and committing common assault against another woman on April 30.
Newall, 32, of Sunderland Street, Houghton, was jailed for five years and four months and banned from driving for seven years and eight months after admitting robbery and causing serious injury by dangerous driving in Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, in Northumberland, last year.
Pyke, 43, of Tanfield Road, Sunderland, was jailed for four years after admitting burglary on March 6 and committing burglary and two thefts on July 1.
Roberts, 32, of Carlisle Terrace, Southwick, Sunderland, was jailed for 12 weeks at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court after he was convicted of assaulting a woman on August 26.
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