South East Norhumberland; courts IN BRIEF.
Bradley Bell, 38, of Bywell Road, Ashington. Resisted a police sergeant in Ashington on October 18. He must pay fines and costs of PS143 after pleading guilty.
John Morgan, 20, of Balcarres Road, Preston, Lancashire. Denied driving without due care and attention after attempting to overtake a car on a roundabout in Morpeth on June 28 and then colliding with it. Given three points with fines and costs of PS340 after being found guilty. Deborah Davies, 45, of Alexandra Road, Ashington. Jointly with another, stole PS1,361 from a man in Blyth on December 7. Sentenced to 10 weeks' prison, suspended for 12 months, 150 hours' unpaid work and told to pay fines, costs and compensation totalling PS1,030 following a guilty plea.
Michael Turnbull, 20, of Chase Mews, Blyth. Admitted destroying a BlackBerry belonging to a woman in Blyth on November 27 and causing criminal damage to her clothes, make-up and hair straighteners the following a day. He must pay costs and compensation of PS341.
Shaun Ellis, 23, of Dewley, Cramlington. Denied - but found guilty of - using racially-aggravated threatening behaviour in Asda car park, Blyth, on August 9. Admitted using threatening behaviour on the same date. Told to pay fines and costs of PS125.