Using the Metro without paying, environmental offences and drink driving: Defendants from Sunderland dealt with by magistrates

defendants from Sunderland have appeared in court to be sentenced for crimes including using the Metro without paying, environmental offences and drink driving.

Wednesday, 6th November 2019, 6:00 am
Updated Friday, 8th November 2019, 5:13 pm

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

Daniel Harper, 23, of Park Avenue, Sunderland, admitted using the Metro without paying the fare. He was fined £53 and ordered to pay costs of £100 and a surcharge of £30.

Victoria Nesbit, 38, of Sunnybrow, New Silksworth, Sunderland, was fined £220 after admitting travelling on a train without paying the fare. She was also ordered to pay costs of £150, compensation of £8.60 and a £30 surcharge.

The cases were dealt with at South Tyneside Magistrates' Court.

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Clifford Shee, 55, of Bright Street, Sunderland, was ordered to pay almost £13,000 after admitting environmental offences. He pleaded guilty to running a waste operation at Birtley between September 2017 and January 2018 without an environmental permit, to keeping hazardous and non-hazardous waste in a manner likely to cause harm or pollution and failing to comply with waste information requirements. He was fined £1,999 and ordered to pay £10,800 costs and a surcharge of £120.

Mark James Herron, 52, of Bedford Place, Sunderland, was fined £40 after he admitted speeding. He was ordered to pay £85 costs and a £30 surcharge.

James Byron Duffell, 27, of Middleton Close, Seaham, was fined £202 after he admitted driving with excess alcohol. He was told to pay £85 costs and a £32 surcharge. He was given six penalty points. He was not banned from driving because of special reasons for moving the vehicle.

Caroline Lamb, 36, of Agar Road, Sunderland, admitted failing to provide a breath sample and driving without insurance. She was fined £120 and banned from driving for 12 months. She was ordered to pay £320 costs and a surcharge of £32.