The following cases have been dealt with at Sunderland Magistrates’ Court.
Laura Peverley, 36, of Ormonde Street, Barnes, pleaded guilty to failing a child attended school regularly, between December 14, 2016, and April 26, 2017. She was fined £80 and was told to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30 and costs of £120. Benjamin John Ashman,
34, of The Cove, Houghton, pleaded guilty to driving a large goods vehicle or passenger carrying vehicle on A690 Durham Road, Houghton at a speed exceeding 60mph, on October 11, 2016. He was fined £80 and was told to pay costs of £85. His driving record was endorsed with six penalty points. Robert George Fenwick Ball, 34, of Trinity Street, Southwick, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour, to cause harassment, alarm or distress on August 4. He was discharged conditionally for 12 months and was told to pay a surcharge of £20. Dean Melvyn Bell ,29, of Osm an
Close, Hendon, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly at T tonic, in Holmes i de, on July 20. He was discharged absolutely.
Declan Finlay, 22, Aldwych Square, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to driving a Vauxhall Corsa, on Hall Farm Road, on June 2, after consuming so much alcohol that the proportion of it in his breath was 88 microgrammes in 100ml of breath – the legal limit being 35. He was fined £540 and was told to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £54 and costs of £200. He was disqualified from driving for 20 months.
Jason Paul Joyce, 46, of Kimberley, Washington, was found guilty after a trial, of driving a BMW on Parkway at Bar ring ton Drive/ Fatfield Road, at a speed exceeding 30mph, on December 13, 2016. He was fined £210 and was told to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30 and costs of £500. His driving record was endorsed with three points.