Theft, dodgy benefit claims and drugs and motoring offences dealt with by magistrates

The case was heard at Teesside Magistrates' Court.
The case was heard at Teesside Magistrates' Court.

The following Hartlepool cases were dealt with at Teesside Magistrates’ Court:

James Casey, 36, of Bruce Crescent, Hartlepool, was sentenced to six weeks in prison for breach of a restraining order.

John Newcombe, 44, of Granville Avenue, Hartlepool, was ordered to pay fines and costs of £125 for using an unlicensed vehicle.

Gary Cooper, 28, of Chester Road, Hartlepool, was ordered to pay £155 in fines and costs for being drunk and disorderly.

Warren Oliver, 25, of Windermere Road, Hartlepool, was ordered to pay fines and costs of £235 for vehicle interference, and possession of a class B drug.

Samantha Gibbon, 32, of Owton Manor Lane, Hartlepool, was sentenced to a community order of 12 months, 120 hours of unpaid work, and ordered to pay £490 compensation for theft.

Heather Otway, 32, of Borrowdale Street, Hartlepool, was sentenced to a community order of 12 months, 160 hours of unpaid work, and ordered to pay £170 costs for failing to notify a change of circumstances which would affect entitlement to benefits.

Michael Jewson, 36, of Fleet Avenue, Hartlepool, was sentenced to a community order of 12 months, 80 hours of unpaid work, 15 rehabilitation activity days, and ordered to pay £705 costs for breach of a restraining order.

Julie Pearson, 37, of Miers Avenue, Hartlepool, was sentenced to a conditional discharge for 12 months and ordered to pay £62.50 costs for theft.