Courts IN BRIEF; A Selection of Offences from the Magistrates' ' Courts

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Richard Burnham, 35, of Wellington Court, Gateshead Pleaded guilty to stealing foodstuffs and toiletries, valued PS35.56, from Tesco on May 1.

Discharged conditionally for 12 months and ordered to pay PS35.56 compensation, PS50 costs and a PS15 victim surcharge.

Brian Teasdale, 53, of Spencer Street, Heaton Pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly in Byker on April 15. Fined PS35, with PS40 costs and a PS20 victim surcharge. Matthew Thompson, 20, of Wydon Park, Hexham Pleaded guilty to damaging a window, valued PS2,500, on April 14. Discharged conditionally for 12 months and ordered to pay PS1,000 compensation. Aamir Akram, 22, of Tamworth Road, Newcastle Found guilty in absence of driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence on November 22. Fined PS55, with 30 costs and a PS20 victim surcharge. Sandra Banks, 47, of Byker Bridge Bail Hostel, Newcastle Pleaded guilty to stealing make-up, valued PS12, from Boots on March 19. Discharged absolutely. Sing Cheung, 76, of Village Heights, Gateshead Pleaded guilty to driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence on November 20.

Discharged absolutely.

David Ellis, 20, of Saint Andrews Court, Benton Pleaded guilty to using a false prescription on March 20. Discharged conditionally for 12 months and ordered to pay a PS15 victim surcharge. Lucinda Foster, 24, of Guessburn, Stocksfield Pleaded guilty to driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence on January 9. …