Drink, drugs and driving offences: Six criminals who ended up in court

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The following cases were dealt with at Hartlepool Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, December 23.

Kirsty Anne Fisher, 28, of Seaton Lane, Hartlepool, was disqualified from driving for six months, and was also given a six-month community order, told to pay a £60 victim surcharge, £85 costs, and a £150 criminal courts charge after she admitted that she drove while disqualified, and while she had no insurance, on December 11 on the A689 at Newton Aycliffe.

James William Irven, 44, of Mapleton Road, in Hartlepool, was given a 12-month conditional discharge and also told to pay a £15 victim surcharge, £85 costs and a £180 criminal courts charge after he admitted possession of cannabis on December 11.

Gary Johnson, 30, of Newholme Estate, Station Town, was fined £315 and also told to pay a £32 victim surcharge, as well as £85 costs, and a £180 criminal courts charge, after he admitted possession of cannabis and amphetamine on December 14.

Kane Joseph Allen Stephenson, 20, of Middleton Road,Hartlepool, was fined £40, and also told to pay a £20 victim surcharge, as well as £85 costs and a £150 criminal courts charge after he admitted being drunk and disorderly on December 12 in Church Street, Hartlepool.

Anthony Turner, 50, of Sheriff Street, in Hartlepool, was disqualified from driving for two years, was also fined £200, told to pay a £20 victim surcharge, £85 costs and a £150 criminal courts charge after he admitted drink-driving in Mulgrave Road, in Hartlepool, on December 10.

Anthony Wilson, 23, of Lovat Grove, in Hartlepool, was disqualified from driving for 18 months, as well as being fined £290, told to pay a £29 victim surcharge, £85 costs and a £150 criminal courts charge after he admitted drink-driving in Owton Manor Lane, in Hartlepool, on December 14.