A woman who stole condoms from Sainsbury’s and a man who assaulted three police officers have both appeared before the courts.
Also in the dock was a teen who had a serrated kitchen knife in Dudley and a man caught with cocaine and cannabis in Wolverhampton.
These are the latest cases to have gone before Black Country Magistrates’ Court:
A 51-year-old woman who stole Durex condoms from Sainsbury’s has been discharged conditionally for two years.
Sandra Simms also took Ariel Bio Pods and Barry M nail polish – worth a total of £333.95 – from the supermarket in Freeth Street, Oldbury, on November 17.
She was also sentenced for stealing £39.78 worth of meat from Aldi, Bearwood, on September 4.
Simms, of Woodland Street, Smethwick, must pay a victim surcharge of £22 and £185 court costs.
A man who assaulted a police officer must carry out 120 hours of unpaid work.
Joseph Hardiman committed the offence in Walsall on September 5.
He also assaulted another man on the same day.
The 30-year-old, of Willenhall Road, Walsall, must also pay £200 compensation, a victim surcharge of £95 and £185 court costs.
A steak thief has been discharged conditionally for 12 months.
Wayne Impey stole the meat, worth £30, from Sainsbury’s, Wolverhampton, on January 6.
The 46-year-old, of Compton Road, Wolverhampton, must pay £28 compensation, a victim surcharge of £21 and £135 court costs.
A 31-year-old from Wolverhampton who was caught with cocaine and cannabis has been given a community order.
Nicholas Fletcher, of Armstead Road, had the drugs in his possession in Wolverhampton on July 19.
He was given a one month curfew and for the duration must remain at his home address between 5pm and 5am.
Fletcher must also pay a victim surcharge of £95 and £185 court costs.
A 52-year-old who threatened to damage the roof of a woman’s house has been given a community order.
Kamaljeet Chada, of Clifford Road, West Bromwich, also used threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour with intent to cause harassment, alarm or distress in Oldbury on September 29.
He must pay a victim surcharge of £95 and £185 court costs.
A Dudley man has been handed a suspended sentence for assaulting three police officers.
Kristopher Kirkham, of Buffery Road, committed the offences in Dudley on August 6.
The 34-year-old was sent to prison for 24 weeks, suspended for 12 months.
He was also handed a two month curfew and for the duration must remain at his home address between 5pm and 5am.
Kirkham must pay compensation of £300, a victim surcharge of £128 and £185 court costs.
A teen who had a knife with him in public has been given a community order.
Nicholas Stringer was caught with the serrated kitchen knife in Darby End Road, Netherton, on November 19.
The 18-year-old, of Vale Road, Dudley, must pay a victim surcharge of £95.
A shoplifter has been jailed for 10 weeks.
Christopher Nightingale stole several packs of meat, worth £54.95, from Morrisons, Wednesbury, on September 16.
The 45-year-old, of Crankhall Lane, Wednesbury, was subject to a suspended sentence at the time.
He must pay a victim surcharge of £128.