The following cases have been dealt with at Sunderland Magistrates’ Court.
Sean Kyle, 43, Gillies Street, Byker, Newcastle, admitted two counts of stealing confectionery and money valued at £18, from a motor vehicle parked in Sunderland, and £134 worth of electronic equipment, money and a bank card from another car, on September 29. He was given a one-year conditional discharge and was told to pay a victim surcharge of £15 and costs of £85.
Craig Newall, 39, of Bamburgh close, Washington, admitted two counts of benefit fraud. He dishonestly made two statements, between January 20, 2014 and March 13, 2015, and between June 27, 2013 and July 7, 2013, he failed to declare that he was in gainful employment while claiming employment and support allowance. He was fined £80 and was told to pay a victim surcharge of £20 and costs of £85.
Christopher Agar, 24, of Wiltshire Close, Witherwack, admitted making off without payment for £30.12 of petrol, driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence, without a valid MOT, and without insurance, on October 17. He was banned from driivng for six months and was todl to pay a £160 fine, compensation of £30.12, victim surcharge of £20 and costs of £85.
Anthony Green, 23, of St Lukes Road, Sunderland, admitted possession of cannabis on November 22 and was given a conditional discharge for 12 months. He was also told to pay a victim surcharge of £15 and costs of £85.
Richard Monks, 32, of Ravensworth Street, Millfield, admitted being drunk and disorderly at Sunderland Royal Hospital on November 28. He was fined £60 and was told to pay a victim surcharge of £20 and costs of £85.
Ricky Tyrell, 27, of Osman Close, Sunderland, admitted stealing a £350 iPhone at the Stadium of Light on October 25. Hew as given a 12-month conditional discharge and was told to pay compensation of £350, victim surcharge of £15 and costs of £85.