Committal for Contempt of Court in Open Court in the County Court at Newcastle

|Contempt of Court

Pursuant to paragraph 13 of Practice Direction: Committal for Contempt of Court – Open Court

Case Number: A03NE201

In relation to the above numbered case on 23 July 2015, District Judge Kramer sitting at the County Court at Newcastle upon Tyne was satisfied that Michael Burn had been guilty of contempt of court by disobeying the order of 11 December 2014 by threatening his neighbour.  The penalty imposed was two weeks in prison to be consecutive to the suspended sentence of 21 May 2015 which is activated but reduced to three weeks, a total of five weeks in prison.