Destroying a £2,600 television, drink driving and other recent Hartlepool court cases

The following cases from the Hartlepool area were dealt with recently at Teesside Magistrates’ Court:

Sunday, 27th June 2021, 4:45 am

Kirsty Littler, 30, of Viola Close, Hartlepool, was banned from driving for an additional six months, placed on a community order and ordered to pay an £120 fine, £95 victim surcharge and £85 prosecution costs after she admitted driving while disqualified and without insurance on March 3 and three counts of possessing drugs on May 19.

Graeme Carlton, 53, of Forester Close, Seaton Carew, received an eight-week jail term, which was suspended for 12 months, and was ordered to pay £500 compensation after he admitted causing criminal damage to a bed, destroying a £2,699 television and sending threatening texts and voice messages between February and August last year.

Shannon Griffiths, 22, of Lady Mantle Close, Hartlepool, received six penalty points on her driving licence and was ordered to pay an £106 fine, £34 victim surcharge and £85 costs after admitting careless driving on September 30.

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These Hartlepool cases were dealt with recently at Teesside Magistrates Court, in Middlesbrough. Picture by FRANK REID.

Natalie Readshaw, 32, of Joppa Close, Hartlepool, received six penalty points on her driving licence and was ordered to pay a £660 fine, £66 victim surcharge and £85 costs after it was proved in her absence that she drove without insurance on June 27 last year.

George Pearson, 70, of Macaulay Road, Hartlepool, received 10 penalty points on his driving licence and was ordered to pay an £150 fine, £34 victim surcharge and £100 costs after admitting being in charge of a vehicle while unfit through drink on January 29.

Michael Oldfield, 41, of Arkley Crescent, Hartlepool, was banned from driving for 24 months and ordered to pay a £95 victim surcharge and £600 costs after it was proved in his absence that he was guilty of drink driving on October 29.

Pawel Bretner, 37, of Bruce Crescent, Hartlepool, was placed on a community order and ordered to pay a £95 victim surcharge and £85 costs after admitting committing assault and causing criminal damage on February 16.

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