The following cases were among those heard at Teesside Magistrates’ Court this week.

ANDREW SHAUN JESSOP, 36, of Enfield Street Middlesbrough, was told to pay £72 in compensation after admitting to stealing 36 cans of Lynx deodorant from Poundland. He was given a 12-month conditional discharge.

MICHAEL JAMES REED, of Houghton Street, Hartlepool, pleaded guilty to damaging the window of Jax Bar, in Middleton Grange Shopping Centre. The 30-year-old was fined £40 and told to pay compensation of £150, a victim surcharge of £32 and costs of £85.

PAUL BAILEY SAUNDERS, 38, of Scholars Rise, Middlesbrough, was given a 12-week prison sentence, suspended for 12 months, after pleading guilty to driving while above the legal limit for alcohol. He also admitted to not having insurance and driving otherwise than accordance with a licence. He has been banned from driving for 30 months and will have to carry out 120 hours of unpaid work. He must also pay a victim surcharge of £122 and costs of £85.

JONATHAN ROBERT BEE, 34, of Ellary Walk, Hartlepool, pleaded guilty to assaulting two police officers. He was made the subject of a community order. He has to carry out a rehabilitation activity requirement, pay compensation of £75 and costs of £85.

JANE BOARDMAN, of Middle Street, Blackhall Colliery, appeared in relation to not keeping land on her property free of litter, waste and refuse. The 22-year-old pleaded guilty and was given an absolute discharge.

BRADLEY JAMES BRUDENELL, 26, of Burns Road, Middlesbrough, was given a community order after he admitted to being abusive, threatening or insulting to another person while in High Street, Redcar last December. He will have to take part in a rehabilitation activity requirement and pay costs of £40, as well as the victim surcharge of £90.

GEORGE DUFFIELD, 29, of Moffat Road, Hartlepool, admitted to taking a car without the owner’s consent. He took the Land Rover and was involved in an accident on August 21 last year. He also pleaded guilty to driving while above the legal limit for alcohol. He was disqualified from driving for 18 months and was made the subject of a community order. He must also pay compensation of £5,000.

THOMAS MICHAEL LACSON, 23, of Woodcock Close, Middlesbrough, was banned from driving while above the limit for a controlled drug. He was caught driving in Redcar on October 18 with the chemical breakdown of both cannabis and cocaine in his system. He has to carry out 120 hours of unpaid work and pay a victim surcharge of £90, as well as costs of £85. He has been banned from driving for 12 months. He also admitted to driving without insurance and otherwise than in accordance with a licence.

GARY TAYLOR, of Church Street, Hartlepool, was given a suspended prison sentence after appearing at court. The 46-year-old admitted trespassing in Premier Store, Andrew Street, Hartlepool and stealing alcohol and chocolate. He was given a 20-week prison sentence, suspended for 12 months. He was also told to carry out a drug rehabilitation programme, pay compensation of £1,790.

DANIEL JACKSON, of Sprinhome Terrace, Stockton, was fined £240 after threatening a woman that he would damage her property. The 24-year-old admitted the charge and was also told to pay costs of £85 and the victim surcharge of £32.

UYANE BARBER, of High Street, Whitby, was fined after not paying the train fare for a journey between Middlesbrough and Darlington. After failing to provide a valid ticket on board the service, he was given an unpaid fares notice, which he also failed to pay. Barber, 39, did not attend court and the case was proved in his absence. He was fined £220 and told to pay compensation of £5.80 to Arriva, and costs of £150.

EMILY ROSE BIRD, of Allendale Road, Ormesbury, was due to appear after failing to pay her train fare on a service between Middlesbrough and Darlington on two occasions last September. She then failed to pay the unpaid fares notice. The 20-year-old did not attend court and the case was proved in her absence. She was fined £220, told to pay costs of £150 and compensation of £6.40 to Arriva.

ELSWORTH MAYNARD, of Princes Road, Middlesbrough, was given a community order after being found guilty of having a Stanley lock knife in a public place. Maynard, 49, had denied the charge but was found guilty after a trial. He is now subject to a three-month curfew between 7pm-7am each day. He also has to pay £300 in costs,the victim surcharge of £90, and the knife will be destroyed. He was also found guilty of failing to stop for a police officer and driving without insurance. He was disqualified from driving for six months.

CALLUM SMITH, 20, of Millbrook Avenue, Middlesbrough, appearing in court charged with driving while above the legal alcohol limit. He pleaded guilty and was banned from driving for 12 months. He was fined £320, given a victim surcharge of £32 and costs of £85. He was given a six-month conditional discharge after failing to submit to custody after being released on bail.

KENNETH WATSON, of High Street, Lingdale, was jailed for 16 weeks. Watson, 39, had denied assaulting a woman by beating her. He was found guilty after a trial. A restraining order was also made preventing him from contacting his victim.

NICHOLAS MILBURN, of Ayresome Street, Middlesbrough, was given an eight-week prison sentence, suspended for 12 months. The 40-year-old had pleaded guilty to stealing meat, coffee, chocolate and throws from various shops. He also admitted to trespassing in the citizen’s advice office and stealing a computer keyboard and mouse. He was given a community order.