Round-up of court cases

An Alnwick woman is to appear at Newcastle Crown Court after being charged with two sexual offences.

Tracey Graham, 34, of Queen Street, who was employed at a school in Ashington, is alleged to have groomed and sexually touched a pupil between June 2011 and July 2012.

No pleas were entered at South East Northumberland Magistrates Court on Tuesday and the case was sent to the crown court.

She will next appear at Bedlington on June 25, for committal.

Graham was given unconditional bail.

l A Longhoughton man will appear at Newcastle Crown Court for allegedly inflicting grievous bodily harm and drink-driving.

Adam Harris, 28, of Elworthy Road, entered no pleas and will stand before a judge on Tuesday, May 14.

l An Amble man is to re-appear at South East Northumberland Magistrates Court charged with animal offences.

l Derwick Ramsey, 43, of Newburgh Street, is alleged to have had an unmuzzled ferocious dog on streets in the town and have a dog without its collar and identification on.

The case was adjourned for more serious charges to be brought by the Crown Prosecution Service.

Ramsey will next appear on Friday, May 17 at 10am.