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Eight convicted after Gateshead pub disorder

05 Jan 2017 14:49 PM

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Eight people have been convicted for their part in a disturbance at a Gateshead pub in 2015.

On November 11, 2015, police responded to a report of a large scale disturbance and fight at a wake being held at the Highlander pub in Front Street, Swalwell.

Those involved in the fight used pool cues, chairs and glasses as weapons and one person was taken to hospital with a head injury.

Eight people were arrested and charged in connection with the attack and on December 19 they all appeared at Newcastle Crown Court where they were dealt with.

Dean Finlay, who is 32 and from Ridley Gardens in Swalwell, was convicted of violent disorder and given a 24 month suspended sentence along with a rehabilitation order, 200 hours unpaid work and fined.

Thomas Arnold Hudson, 54, Overton Close, Lemington - Convicted of violent disorder and given 6 months suspended sentence along with a rehabilitation order and fined.

Elizabeth Coulthard, 66, Dene Avenue, Lemington - Convicted of violent disorder and given 6 months suspended sentence along with a rehabilitation order and fined.

Peter Stevens, 35, Fernwood Road, Lemington - Convicted of violent disorder and breach of a suspended sentence. Jailed for 18 months in total.

Donna Marie Tams, 33, Dene Avenue, Lemington - Convicted of violent disorder and given 12 months suspended sentence along with a rehabilitation order and fined.

Richard Finlay, 31, Dunns Way, Blaydon - Convicted of violent disorder and given 6 months suspended sentence along with a rehabilitation order and fined.

Bradley Greenwood, 27, of Carlisle Crescent, Swalwell -  Convicted of violent disorder and given 6 months suspended sentence along with a rehabilitation order and fined.

Nathan Hulley, 24, of Carlisle Crescent, Swalwell - Convicted of violent disorder and given 6 months suspended sentence along with a rehabilitation order and fined.




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