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CPS North East - Domestic Abuse Prosecutions - June 2021

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Below are some examples of Domestic Abuse cases successfully prosecuted by CPS North East in June 2021, notwithstanding the impact of the Covid 19 pandemic.

The Defendant was convicted of assaulting her partner with a wooden pole. The prosecution successfully proceeded on other evidence when the victim chose not to support the prosecution. She was sentenced to a conditional discharge for 12 months.

The Defendant was convicted of assault by beating after a single punch to his partner resulted in a black eye. The prosecution successfully proceeded on other evidence when the victim chose not to support the prosecution. He was sentenced to a community order for 12 months with rehabilitation activity requirements.

The Defendant was convicted of criminal damage to her Mother’s property after she smashed a window with a wine bottle when she was unable to access the house. She was sentenced to a compensation order in the sum of £75.

The Defendant was convicted of assault by beating and criminal damage after he assaulted his sister and caused damage to doors and windows in her house following a disagreement. He failed to attend his trial and was found guilty in his absence after witnesses gave evidence. He was sentenced to a total of 24 weeks' imprisonment and ordered to pay compensation of £100. A restraining order was made for 12 months.

The Defendant was convicted of harassment after he bombarded the victim with hundreds of abusive and threatening What’s App messages over a four-day period. He was sentenced to a community order for 18 months with rehabilitation activity requirements.

The Defendant was convicted of stalking his ex-partner after he subjected her to unwanted contact including numerous telephone calls, missed calls, text messages and turning up at her address banging on the door, demanding to speak with her. He was sentenced to 26 weeks' imprisonment. A restraining order was made for 18 months.

The Defendant was convicted of breaching a restraining order when he attended the road and garden of the address where his mother resides in breach of his restraining order. The case successfully proceeded on other evidence when the Mother refused to support the prosecution. He was sentenced to 12 weeks' imprisonment.

The Defendant was convicted of unlawful wounding after he assaulted the his on/off partner, punching her to the face repeatedly, hitting her to the head with a glass, grabbing her to the throat causing cuts to the head which required attendance at hospital to treat. A restraining order was made for a period of five years.

The Defendant was convicted of assault by beating after he threw water over his ex-partner. He was sentenced to two weeks' imprisonment alongside a further sentence of 25 months for other matters at the Crown Court. 

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