Court round-up: Theft of cream cakes, Yankee Candles, wine and a Tesco bag for life

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The following people were dealt with at Hartlepool Magistrates’ Court on Friday, December 11:

Terry Connelly, 36, of HMP Durham, pleaded guilty to stealing a box of cream cakes, to the value of £1.50, belonging to Tesco.

He was given a six-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay £1.15 in compensation, a £15 victim surcharge, £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service and £150 criminal courts charge.

Josephine Ibbinson, 56, of Wimbledon Close, Sunderland, pleaded guilty to stealing wine and a bag for life, to the value of £28.48, belonging to Tesco.

She was given a six-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay a £15 victim surcharge, £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service and £150 criminal courts charge.

The following people were dealt with at Hartlepool Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, December 16.

Andrew Frank Downing, 38, of Rium Terrace, Hartlepool, pleaded guilty to stealing Yankee Candles, to the value of £21.99, belonging to Boots the Chemist.

He was given a 12-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay compensation of £21.99 and a criminal courts charge of £150.

Matthew Andrew James Hart, 23, stole a PS Vita games console of an unknown value.

He was given a 12-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £20, £50 to the Crown Prosecution Service and a £180 criminal courts charge.

He also pleaded guilty to committing fraud by dishonestly making a false representation in selling the PS Vita to Cash Converters, intending to make a gain of £40 for himself. He was given a 12-month conditional discharge.

He also admitted breaching a non-molestation order by committing a further offence while subject to a conditional discharge of 12 months.

No action was taken on the breach.