Evicted neighbour from hell, 36, launches foul-mouthed tirade at police as she’s led from rubbish-strewn home where she terrorised residents who complained about her constant loud music and fires
- Defeaning music blared from the home of Stephanie Pringle, 36, for months
- When neighbours complained her guests verbally threatened and abused them
- North Tyneside Council used full closure legislation for the first time to evict Pringle, whon left behind rubble-strewn floors and a collapsed ceiling
- She screamed abuse at police and the press as she was led away in Newcastle
A foul-mouthed council tenant screamed and swore at police officers today as she was finally evicted from her Newcastle home, ending months of misery for her neighbours.
Stephanie Pringle, 36, blasted deafening music from her residence on the quiet street at all hours of the day and night and unleashed tirades of verbal abuse on fellow residents who dared ask her to turn it down.
Visitors she brought to the house viciously threatened her neighbours and her months-long campaign of anti-social behaviour was so extreme that residents called the police – but even a police officer was assaulted at the address.
On another occasion, a fire was started in the garden of the property by a visitor and the fire service was refused entry to put it out.
Now peace has come again to the street in Shiremoor after North Tyneside Council – for the first time in its history – enacted a full closure order and evicted Pringle.
She screamed foul-mouthed abuse at police and the press as she was led away, approaching one cameraman threateningly to say: ‘Wait til I kick the camera out of your f****** hands’.
Stephanie Pringle, 36, was removed from her home after neighbours were subjected to months of music blaring out in the suburban road in Shiremoor, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
On Thursday Ms Pringle, who had been repeatedly warned about her behaviour, was finally asked to leave the property.
Today photos showing the state in which she had been living emerged, showing a collapsed ceiling, rubbish strewn throughout the home, mould-covered crockery and rubble covering the floor.
Officers from North Tyneside Council and Northumbria Police told her they had a closure order from court and were going to shut down her home.
When the team went inside, they found a large section of the kitchen ceiling had collapsed and rubble was lying on the floor.
The rooms were messy, some with piles of clothes thrown on the ground and one with unwashed dishes and pans lying in the corner.
When the team went inside, they found a large section of the kitchen ceiling had collapsed and rubble was lying on the floor
The rooms were messy, some with piles of clothes thrown on the ground and one with unwashed dishes and pans lying in the corner
On Thursday Ms Pringle, who had been repeatedly warned about her behaviour, was asked to leave the property
Those who complained in person were subjected to verbal abuse and threats from visitors to the house and, on one occasion, a police officer was assaulted
Empty bottles of vodka, cans of Carlsberg Export and other alcoholic drinks were strew along the floor
The bins in the back yard were full, and broken glass and debris lay on the floor
The bins in the back yard were full, and broken glass and debris lay on the floor. The council boarded up the house and the locks were changed.
Richard Mitchell, the council’s community and public spaces protection manager, said: ‘This is the first time North Tyneside Council has ever had to use full closure legislation in response to local people’s concerns about the behaviour of tenants, but due to community protection orders being repeatedly breached we have been left with no other choice.
‘We don’t want to see anyone lose their home and in both cases we tried a partial closure first in an attempt to prevent disturbances from all-night parties, but it’s made no difference.’
Northumbria police have been approached for comment.