Scales of Justice live: Thefts from Debenhams and B&M
Each Monday The Gazette follows legal cases live from Teesside Magistrates' Court .
Many of the defendants appearing before magistrates face charges relating to minor offences such as motoring or shoplifting.
But all cases must start at magistrates' court so proceedings can include far more serious matters.
We'll have live updates from court below
Key Events So Far 11:05 David Huntley Self sabotage After coming out of prison he had little money and was having problems with his benefits. His defence said it was self-sabotage.
Maughan received a conditional discharge and was ordered to pay... read more