Two friends whose drunken behaviour led to 220 police call-outs banned from each other’s homes

Jimmy Nsubuga
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Carl Potter, 38, and Daniel Davies, 34, have been banned from ecah other's homes (Picture: Police)
Carl Potter, 38, and Daniel Davies, 34, have been banned from each other's homes (Picture: Police)

Two men whose drink-fuelled behaviour led to 220 police call-outs are no longer allowed to visit each other at home.

Carl Potter, 38, and Daniel Davies, 34, have been banned from the properties in a landmark court order after a history of reported violence and disorder in South Tyneside since 2015.

The pair have been accused of assaulting each other and tormenting neighbours as a result of their alcohol misuse and violence when together.

Police have regularly received complaints that relate to incidents that often happen in the early hours of the morning.

A family was forced to move home as a result of their disruptive and intimidating behaviour, police added.

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Davies pleaded guilty to breaching an interim civil injunction South Tyneside County Court (Picture: Google Maps)
Davies pleaded guilty to breaching an interim civil injunction at South Tyneside County Court (Picture: Google Maps)

Inspector Don Wade, of Northumbria Police, said: “They have demonstrated a total lack of respect for the judicial system. They have received several warnings and been given every chance to change their ways – but have shown a total disregard for the well-being of themselves and those living in the vicinity.

He added: “Should either Potter or Davies ignore this order and be seen at each other’s addresses, they face re-arrest and a potential custodial sentence.”

Davies received a suspended prison sentence last week after he verbally attacked a disabled resident – giving her “sleepless nights” as a result of the abuse.

Potter and Davies must also engage with an adult recovery service to address their alcohol misuse as part of a two-year injunction handed down by South Tyneside County Court on 10 July.

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On 19 June, police secured an interim injunction which forbids Potter or Davies from causing harassment.

An interim condition was also introduced a few weeks later banning Davies from attending Reed Street after he had verbally abused a disabled woman and her family on 6 July.

On 29 July as a result of that abuse, Davies pleaded guilty to breaching the civil injunction and received a 12-week jail sentence suspended for two years.

Potter, of South Shields, and Davies, of Boldon Colliery, have now been handed a two-year civil injunction with a string of strict conditions they must adhere to, including not being permitted to attend the home of the other in the Northumbria Police force area.