Drink, drugs and driving offences – four criminals dealt with in Hartlepool

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

Lewis Killingsworth, 19, of Greenock Road, Hartlepool, pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly in a public place, namely Marina Way.

He was fined £40 and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £20, £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service and £150 in criminal courts charges.

Patrick Francis John Suckling, 25, or Oval Grange, Hartlepool, pleaded guilty to driving a motor vehicle and failing to stop when required to do so by a police officer.

He also pleaded guilty to driving dangerously, without insurance and without a license.

He was made subject to a community order of a 12-week curfew, ordered to pay a £60 victim surcharge, costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service and £180 criminal courts charges.

The following people were dealt with at Hartlepool Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, December 17.

John Baxter, 33, of Stephen Street, Hartlepool, pleaded guilty to having a quantity of cannabis, a controlled drug of class B, in his possession.

He was given a six-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £15 and £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Leslie Grant, 45, of Ark Royal Close, Hartlepool, pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly in a public place and two charges of assaulting police officers in the execution of duty, after changing her plea from not guilty. She was given an 18-month conditional discharge.

She also pleaded guilty, after changing her plea from not guilty, to assault by beating and was given an 18-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay £50 in compensation, costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service and a criminal courts charge of £150.