COURTS IN BRIRF.
Clifford Hays, 24, Station Court, Walker, Newcastle. Caused criminal damage to a door and lock belonging to Your Homes Newcastle and assaulted a man in Newcastle on February 24. Ordered to pay pounds 226 following a guilty plea.
Steven Handyside, 24, Janet Street, Byker, Newcastle. Pleaded guilty to drink-driving in Newcastle on January 28. Banned from the roads for 36 months.
Darren Bonner, 39, Horsley Road, Barmston, Washington. Stole a TV, digital TV recorder, memory stick, Microsoft software, DVDs and PlayStation games on five separate occasions.
Given a 12-month supervision order following a guilty plea.
John Sams, 33, Renwick Road, Blyth, Northumberland. Stole a bottle of Champagne valued at pounds 29.99 from the Co-op, Cullercoats, on April 10. Told to pay pounds 117.99 following a guilty plea.
Daryl Fender, 20, Burn Close Crescent, Wallsend, North Tyneside. Inflicted ABH on a male at a pub in Wallsend. Pleaded guilty and sentenced to 17 weeks' prison, suspended for 18 months.
Liam O'Sullivan, 28, no fixed abode. Failed to attend unpaid work, assaulted two females, used threatening behaviour and drove a motorcycle whilst disqualified and without insurance on various dates. Sent to prison for four months after pleading guilty.
Paul Jary, 34, Orchid Gardens, South Shields. Banned from the roads for 40 months after pleading guilty to drink-driving in South Shields on October 27.
Jonathan Johnson, 29, Hill Park Road, Jarrow. Denied using threatening behaviour on February 15. Found guilty and told to pay pounds 375.
Kevin Abdou, 32, Greenbank, Jarrow. Drunk & disorderly at South Tyneside District Hospital on April 18. Discharged conditionally for six months following a guilty plea.
William Scorer, 41, Trinity Walk, South Shields. Pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis resin in South Tyneside on April 18. Sentenced to a 12-month conditional discharge.
Karl Barker, 27, Douglas Parade, Hebburn. Jointly with another, stole, Strongbow valued at pounds 7.99 from Home Bargains, Jarrow, on May 1. Sentenced to six months' supervision after pleading guilty.
Paul Carr, 30, Hudson Street, South Shields. Admitted being in possession of heroin and Diazepam in South Shields on February 18 and failed to answer bail on April 19.
Anthony Lewis, 21, Denton View, Blaydon, Gateshead. Caused criminal damage to a microwave, window, mirror and a wall to the value of pounds 300 in Gateshead on April 20.
Sentenced to a supervision requirement following a guilty plea.