Here are the latest cases from the region’s courts:
BLURTON: A 51-year-old woman has denied assaulting an emergency services worker at Stoke-on-Trent’s main hospital.
Penelope Russell, of Beaconsfield Drive, Blurton, was arrested on Tuesday, March 31.
It is alleged that she spat at a nurse working at the Royal Stoke University Hospital.
Her case has been adjourned until Wednesday, April 8.
TUNSTALL: Drug-dealer Rebecca Redican has pleaded guilty to supplying cocaine.
She has also admitted charges of possessing the class A drug with intent to supply and possessing the class B drug cannabis over a 16-day period last June.
MEIR: A 26-year-old man accused of breaking into Florence Bowling and Social Club, in Longton, has had his case adjourned.
Judge David Fletcher adjourned matters until May 22. The defendant remains on bail.
BRINDLEY FORD: A 22-year-old man has denied a charge of criminal damage and using violence to gain entry into a property in Bull Lane, Brindley Ford.
Callum Lacey, of no fixed address, appeared before North Staffordshire Justice Centre. His case has been adjourned.
CHEDDLETON: A 29-year-old man has been accused of dangerous driving, driving while disqualified, driving without insurance, and possessing cannabis.
John Lines, of Cheadle Road, Cheddleton, is alleged to have driven in a dangerous manner on Boucher Road, Cheddleton, in the early hours of Monday, March 30.
He was remanded in custody when his case was listed at North Staffordshire Justice Centre.
TUNSTALL: A 19-year-old has denied assaulting an emergency services worker.
Kieron Brook, of King William Street, Tunstall, allegedly committed the offence on Monday, March 30. He will stand trial at North Staffordshire Justice Centre at a later date.
TUNSTALL: A 21-year-old man has appeared in court charged with dangerous driving and a number of drug offences.
Ryan Bushall, of Newfield Street, Tunstall, is accused of driving dangerously on Whitfield Road on March 27.
He has pleaded not guilty to charges of possessing cocaine with intent to supply, possessing cannabis with intent to supply, being concerned in the supply of crack cocaine, being concerned in the supply of heroin, driving without insurance and driving otherwise than in accordance to a licence.
His case will next be heard on May 4.
STAFFORD: A 30-year-old man has denied assaulting an ex-partner and breaking a debit card.
Joshua Lockey, of Tithe Barn Road, Stafford, has pleaded not guilty to three charges of assault and one of criminal damage between March 20 and March 30.
He will next appear before North Staffordshire Justice Centre on Wednesday, April 8.
STOKE-ON-TRENT: Ghayalan Thurasingham, aged 59, from Greater Manchester, has denied sexually assaulting a child under the age of 13.
His trial will be held at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court on a date after July 7. His bail was extended.
CHESTERTON: Sixty-three-year-old Christopher Pomelli, of London Road, Chesterton, is due to go on trial at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court charged with racially-aggravated harassment. His bail has been extended.