Friday, 31 March 2017

JAILHOUSE SHOCK: Paedophile 'DJ Elvis' Gets 14 Years For Raping Young Girl

Graham Horrix - aka DJ Elvis
Mobile disco entertainer ‘DJ Elvis’ has been jailed for 14 years for raping a young girl on the mattress in the back of his touring van over two decades ago.

Graham Horrix, 59, had a collection of porn and a quantity of condoms as well as his music equipment in the vehicle and has previous convictions for sexually abusing other young girls.

The father-of-two, of Priestwood Avenue, Bracknell was convicted of two counts of raping the girl when she was aged between four and fourteen years-old.

He was also convicted of three counts of indecently assaulting the girl in the Clapham area of south-west London, with the abuse starting when she was only five years-old.

The counts relate to a ten-year span between 1989 and 1999 and Horrix appeared in the dock at Kingston-upon-Thames Crown Court  sporting his trademark dyed-black Elvis-style quiff.

The complainant, now aged 31 years-old, told the court he also raped her on the bathroom floor of the house he was staying at.

After the verdicts she said: “Well, today I finally got the news I’ve waited so long to hear. The disgusting, vile paedophile Graham Horrix is now in prison.

“I have spent so much of my life feeling ashamed of what happened, made worse by it being constantly dismissed and being told to forget about it.

“He was found guilty this morning and was sent straight to prison, where he will be staying for a very long time. He will no longer have any control over me.”

She told the jury during the trial: “He’d always entice me and say: ‘Let’s listen to some music.’

“He would always put music on first, silly songs like: ‘I’ve got a lovely bunch of coconuts.’

All Shook Up: Horrix 
“He boasted about other females and said they had sex in the van and asked me if I was jealous, saying: ‘You’re not my only special girl.’

“He had his deejay equipment and mattress in the back of the van and porn and condoms.

“He’d get the porn magazines out and had these porn playing cards and make me look through the whole packet.”

Prosecutor Miss Corinne Bramwell said the first incident occurred in the toilet block near Horrix’s seaside caravan.

“He touched her chest and put his hand inside her knickers.

“He touched her and kissed her on the mouth and forced his tongue into her mouth when they were alone in the caravan.

“When she was alone in the van Mr. Horrix used that opportunity to sexually abuse her and she describes wanting to scream, but being too frightened to do so.”

He also encouraged the girl to wash his hair, added Miss Bramwell : “He’d splash water on her and suggest she took her top off and would touch her breasts.”

Horrix also forced her to give him oral sex, the jury were told. “She says she was scared and in fear during this period of her life.”

During the van rape he told her: “You’re a big girl now,” explained the prosecutor.

“He was rough, she says. Pulling her jeans down, pushing her legs apart and raping her.”

The second rape occurred in Horrix’s bathroom. “He forced her to straddle him and forced her down onto him.

“She says it was very painful.”

The woman reported Horrix to the police in March, 2015, explaining: “I wasn’t the only one it happened to. There could be a lot of other people out there.”

Today, Recorder Sallie Bennett-Jenkins QC told Horrix, who maintains his innocence: “They are grave offences. You were an adult yet committed a range of sexual offences against a child, who was young and extremely vulnerable.

“She was a child who had her innocence stripped from her by your brutal actions and she has suffered severe psychological harm.”

Referring to the probation report on Horrix she added: “There is an entire lack of insight or sympathy and in the report there is an identification of future risk.”

Horrix, who shook his head in defiance during the hearing, says his partner has split with him and destroyed all his property, leaving him with nothing.

Recorder Bennett-Jenkins ordered Horrix to remain on licence an extra twelve months when he is released and made an indefinite Sexual Harm Prevention Order and Restraining Order.

Thursday, 30 March 2017

Magician's Champagne Bottle Attack On Girlfriend

Champagne Bottle: Marcus Lewis
A magician and hypnotist hit his girlfriend with a champagne bottle and made her police crime number disappear by eating it when she tried to call the police.

Marcus Anthony Lewis, 30, and Catherine Mallett, 26, rowed about the volume of each other’s respective music and messaging friends and ex’s.

Lewis, of Kipling Avenue, Worthing was convicted of causing Catherine actual bodily harm at her Shepherd’s Bush flat on July 14, last year and assaulting her again on July 18.

He was bailed until April 13 for a pre-sentence report.

Lewis specialises in close-up magic and hypnosis and hires himself out as a professional ice-breaker for social events and is a youtube star for his street act.

The couple were together eight months and shared her flat in Frithville Gardens, but Catherine asked him to sleep elsewhere the night before the bottle assault.

“He did not like me messaging my friends and he had a message from his ex-girlfriend so we had a row about double standards,” she told Hammersmith Magistrates Court.

“He came back early and asked to talk, but I was going out and when I came back he put the latch on and essentially locked me out.”

"Agony": Catherine Mallett 
Lewis says he was forced to spend the night at a 24-hour internet cafe and denies locking Catherine out or blocking the door.

“I banged on the wall and he let me in, but kind of closed the door on me before I got in. He was trying to be aggravating.

“I pushed him out of the way and he pushed me onto the sofa and got on top of me and pinned me down and with a clenched fist threatened to punch me.

“I managed to push him off or he might have got off. There was a wine glass on the coffee table and I threw it and it hit the wall and broke, I was making him go away.

“I kicked a bin bag in frustration and rubbish fell out and he had my phone that had fallen out of my pocket.”

Lewis says she threw the bin bag at him and the champagne bottle inside it struck his knee.

“I said I’d chuck his headphones out the window if he didn’t give me my phone,” Catherine told the court.

“He’d picked the champagne bottle from the floor and hit my elbow with it and I was rolling around the floor in absolute agony.

“He said: ‘You’re faking, I didn’t hit you that hard,’ and then started filming me with my phone, saying I was mental.”

The court watched footage of a bloody Lewis filming Catherine as she held the stem of the broken wine glass.

He could be heard saying: “Stop trying to stab me with the f***ing glass.”

Catherine said: “I didn’t slash him with the glass. He was picking the broken glass up off the floor and cut his fingers.

“I was in a hell of a lot of pain, he broke my arm.”

Catherine went to hospital, where the elbow injury was treated as if it was a break, but this was never confirmed. 

Lewis says she hit him with a shoulder bag and he swung the champagne bottle to fend off her attack.

Four days later there was another row about Lewis’s behaviour and a tense atmosphere afterwards, Catherine told the court

“I was on my laptop not talking to him so he took it off me and threatened to smash it.

“He then played music on his phone, then blue toothed it and put the speaker in my face as I tried to play my music. I don’t like his music.”

Catherine grabbed her police letter from the earlier incident, which escalated the row.

“He jumped on top of me and clawed the paper out of my hand that had the crime number and left a huge scratch.

“He got the piece of paper out of my hand and ate it and I left and called the police.”

Lewis claimed she was “taunting” him with the crime number and making threats to call the police.

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Inmate From Tough Prison Movie 'Starred Up' Accused Of Road Rage Clash With Cyclist

An ex-jailbird, who landed a part in brutal prison movie ’Starred Up’ has appeared in court accused of a road rage incident involving a cyclist.

Basil Abdul-Latif, 31, of Damorie House, Sandmere Road, Clapham claims to have turned his life around after leaving prison in 2009.

He was cast as inmate Mubarak in the 2013 film after meeting scriptwriter Jonathan Asser in HMP Wandsworth, who he credits with changing his life.

Abdul-Latif is charged with driving his white two-litre Mercedes-Benz E class dangerously in Beechcroft Road, Tooting on February 1.

Wimbledon Magistrates Court heard Abdul-Latif drove deliberately at the male cyclist, who tried to stop him.

He is said to have admitted to police he “lost control” and agreed it was an incident of ‘road rage.’

However, Abdul-Latif’s defence lawyer said his client takes issue with that account, denying he made contact with the cyclist or that he was guilty of ‘road rage.’

The magistrates bailed him to appear at Kingston-upon-Thames Crown Court on April 19.  

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

NOT GUILTY: Morrisons Supermarket Manager Cleared Of Raping Member Of Staff

A Morrisons supermarket assistant manager has been cleared of twice raping a female staff member in his office, but will retried on a charge of molesting a checkout girl.

Yogesh Parmar, 38, invented reasons for the women to see him in the store’s office, where he closed the door behind them and pounced, the jury were told.

Parmar, of Glenavon Gardens, Slough denied and was unanimously found not guilty of two counts of raping the cash administrator at Morrisons, 113 Shepherd’s Bush Green in May and June, 2015. 

He also denied sexually assaulting the till operator the year before on November 1, 2014, but the jury failed to reach a verdict and he will return for another trial on April 24.

He told Isleworth Crown Court the rape complainant’s false allegations were made after he gave her a verbal warning and made her subject to internal disciplinary proceedings.

He said the second woman only lodged a complaint after he rebuffed her flirtatious advances and request for a lift home.

The rape complainant sadly died of cancer last year and the second woman no longer works at that particular store.

Prosecutor Mr. Richard Burrington told the jury: “He abused his position and took sexual advantage of two members of staff.

“The cash administrator asked the defendant to sign some paperwork and he asked her to come into his office and closed the door.

“He said he forgot how to perform a task on his computer and after she assisted and was leaving he stopped her and asked her to shut the door and come back.

“She did not want to and was right to be wary because this defendant unzipped his trousers and forced her down by the shoulders.”

The jury were told the woman was then raped by Parmar.

“When the ordeal was over she took herself to the toilets and says she felt horrible, but felt she could not talk to anyone.”

The following month Parmar complained she took too long a lunch break, explained Mr. Burrington.

“The defendant used this dispute to instruct her to come to the office.

“He told her he was going to punish her and what happened the month before was repeated.

“She was somewhat shellshocked and was worried people might not believe her.”

Eventually she reported Parmar to her manager and the police, who examined a similar complaint he was cleared of by bosses in 2014.

“This defendant was excessively tactile on many occasions and on this instance the till operator was invited into his office at 10pm.

“He closed the door and grabbed her and began molesting her, touching her all over,” said Mr. Burrington.

“He lifted her off her feet and tried forcefully to kiss her while gnashing his teeth.

“He put his hand over her shirt and pushed it down over her bra. She told him to stop, but was ignored.”

Parma was arrested and questioned, suggesting the women’s motivations to report him were questionable.

“He denied all the allegations and said the rape complainant was performing poorly and he had a stern word with her.

“It amounted to a verbal warning and he told her she would be subject to disciplinary proceedings and put on some sort of programme.

“He said it was the till operator that was always tactile and flirtatious with him.

“He said that night she touched his shoulder, pinched his cheek and asked for a lift home.

“Mr. Parmar suggested she fabricated her account because he refused to give her a lift home.”

Monday, 27 March 2017

Speeding BMW Driver Lied To Police

Court Date: O'Regan
A speeding BMW driver tried to duck justice by lying a woman was driving his car when it was caught on camera.

Leon O'Regan, 31, has previous convictions for drink-driving, driving while disqualified and driving without insurance.

He tried to find someone willing to take the blame for the offence before giving the woman's details and forging her signature.

Project manager O'Regan, of College Drive, Ruislip, who works for a civil engineering firm, pleaded guilty to perverting the course of justice on May 26, last year by providing false details to the police.

Prosecutor Mr. Bill McGivern told Isleworth Crown Court O'Regan's vehicle was caught on camera speeding at 45mph in Canterbury, Kent.

As the registered keeper he was written to, but claimed a woman in Pinner was driving the car at the time.

Checks were made and police found text exchanges between O'Regan and the woman and a handwriting expert confirmed she did not sign her signature.

O'Regan was questioned and confessed. “He had forged her signature and accepted he was the driver and said if she took the punishment he would sort her out.

He asked a number of people before she took the punishment for him and he had three points on his licence at the time.

The Crown does not say she was part of it and an aggravating feature is his persistence in trying to find someone to take the penalty points.”

O'Regan's lawyer Mr. James Kelly told the court: “It's a silly offence, pay the fine and it's only three points.”

O'Regan was sentenced to six months imprisonment, suspended for eighteen months and was disqualified from driving for nine months.

He was also fined £1,000, with £250 costs and ordered to attend fifteen sessions of a probation service-ordered thinking skills programme.

Sunday, 26 March 2017

Suspended Sentence For Sleepover Groper

Court Date: Isleworth
A Burnley overnight guest, who got touchy-feely with a woman during a sleepover, has received a suspended prison sentence.

Gregorz Benedik, 37, of Angle Street was staying at an address in west London when he groped the female, who reported him to the police.

At Isleworth Crown Court he was convicted of sexually assaulting the woman on July 12, 2014 and yesterday was sentenced to sixteen months imprisonment, suspended for two years.

He was also placed on a twelve-month community order and must complete 150 hours community service work.

The court further ordered Benedik to sign the sex offenders register for seven years, pay £1,500 costs and he was made subject to a restraining order, prohibiting him contacting the victim.

Saturday, 25 March 2017

Angry Boat Owner's Race-Row With Walbrook Rowing Club's Youth Coach

A boat owner shouted: “I’m going to knock your block off,” during a racially-charged confrontation with a rowing club coach on the bank of the Thames.

Pallbearer Douglas Pope, 69, said: “This is what happens when you let foreigners into the country,” during his row with the mixed-race youth rowing coach George Nottidge.

Pope, of Ardrossan Gardens, Worcester Park was convicted of racially-aggravated harassment in Trolock Way, Teddington on November 6.

At Wimbledon Magistrates Court he fought the charge, but was fined £450, with £625 costs and ordered to pay a £45 victim surcharge.

Pope was putting away his boat when he got into the row with members of Walbrook Rowing Club, who had a youth crew on the water with Mr. Nottidge following in a small motor launch.

It was 11.25am when Mr. Nottidge issued a loud warning shout towards a sailing boat entering the rowing crew’s line.

Pope shouted out: “Why don’t you try lowering your voice?”

He admitted the “knock your block off” threat, but says he was called a “white bastard” and had Mr. Nottidge “screaming” at him.

He said the “foreigner” comment was a reference to the victim’s unfamiliarity with waterway rules.

Mr. Nottidge told the court he was coaching 16-18 year-olds in five rowing boats when at least ten sailing boats entered their channel.

“I know of Mr Pope and he shouted very aggressively for me to lower my voice.

“He was very angry and there was thirty seconds of increasingly loud exchanges.

“I told him to try not to swear in front of all the kids.

“We had called the police in the past and were told to do it again if anything happened.

“He called me over to the bank to: ‘Knock my block off.’”

Friday, 24 March 2017

Electrician Slashed Own Wires And Threw Cutters At Homeowner During Bitter Money Row

Money: Victor Hawes
An electrician destroyed his own wiring during an angry money row with a customer – throwing the cutters at the homeowner as he left.

Victor Hawes, 48, of St. Albans Road, Kingston-upon-Thames said: “You either pay me or I start cutting wires.”

He walked into Madhur Hemnani's house in Villiers Avenue, Surbiton on September 15, last year, insisting he was owed £400 for work on the property.

The victim says Hawes deliberately cut through ten wires, which has cost him £1500 to replace.

The six-foot seven electrician was convicted at Wimbledon Magistrates Court of criminal damage and assaulting Mr. Hemnani.

The court heard they agreed a £2,000 fee for five days work, which Hawes increased to £2,500 for extra time he said was necessary.

Mr. Hemnani paid £1400 cash and was unsatisfied by what he saw.

None of the wires or circuits were attached to the fuse board and the work was not finished when this incident happened,” he told the court.
Dispute: Madhur Hemnani

He walked in the side door and said: 'I'm here to collect my four hundred pounds.'

He was looking slightly agitated and said he was not interested in a discussion.

I told him that what he was asking was more than was agreed.

He was quite agitated and seemed quite angry and was pointing at me in a threatening manner.

Being confronted by someone substantially bigger felt quite threatening. You are fearful for your property as well as yourself.

He said: 'I'm going to start cutting wires' and barged into the kitchen, went to a tool box and picked-up the wire cutters.

He cut the first wire and said: 'Do you think I'm joking. Do you think I'm kidding?'

He cut six wires and threw the tool on the floor and using profane language, cursing me, walked out of the property. I was quite shocked.

He returned and picked-up the wire cutters again and said: 'I'm not done yet' and cut four more wires this time.
Row: Villiers Ave House

He said: That's ten wires and that should cost you more than the four hundred pounds I was asking for' and in a fit of rage flung the tool towards me.

It flew towards my arm and grazed past me. I had a small scratch on my left elbow.”

Hawes claims he is still owed nearly £1,000 by Mr. Hemnani and only cut five wires and never threw the cutters, but simply dropped them to the floor. 


Thursday, 23 March 2017

Phone Ban For Schoolgirl Bus Pervert

Dirty Mac Brigade: Phillips
An octogenarian pervert, who spent the summer using his mobile to film up young schoolgirls skirts as he rode the bus, has been banned from having a phone or anything that can record images when he’s out in public.

David Phillips, 80, said his age excluded sexual gratification despite thousands of images of young girls, including upskirt clips being on his mobile phone.

“I’m eighty so there’s nothing that sexual going on. Do you know what I mean?” he told police when they raided his home.

Phillips, of St. Mary’s Court, Stamford Brook Road, Hammersmith pleaded guilty to outraging public decency on or before August 9, last year by taking indecent images of schoolgirls.

He also admitted making an indecent image of a child on or before the same date.

Phillips was sentenced to ten weeks imprisonment, suspended for two years, and must obey probation service-ordered activity rehabilitation of up to sixty days.

He was also made subject to a five-year Sexual Harm Prevention Order, which prohibits him having a recording device in public and must sign the sex offenders register for the same period.

His phone, which was seized by the police, is forfeited and he must pay a £115 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

Prosecutor Miss Carly Loftus told Hammersmith Magistrates Court: “Between May and July there were a number of reports made to police of a male filming schoolgirls on Chiswick buses.”

Phillips rode the 237 and 267 bus routes, commonly also used by schoolgirls and was often seen using a “discreet” small black mobile phone.

Transport for London and the police investigated and identified Phillips as a possible suspect because his appearance matched the description given by the girls and he had a similar previous conviction.

In 2010 he was placed on probation for filming up females’ skirts on a moving escalator.

On August 9 his home was raided by police officers, but he was not in.

“They saw him stood at a bus stop adjacent to the property with a black Samsung mobile phone in his hand.”

Phillips immediately admitted taking pictures of schoolgirls, explaining: “I just have them on my phone.”

When asked why he did it, he said: “I don’t know. Because I can I suppose.”

Miss Loftus added: “The video files were predominantly schoolgirl upstart shots and some of schoolgirls in provocative poses.”

The police split the images into two categories, which totalled 102 and 4,461 video clips of schoolgirls.

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Grandmother's Bank Account Raided Of £10K By Druggie Grandson

Sentencing: Isleworth Crown Court
A drug-user, who raided his kindly grandmother's bank account of £10,000 when she helped him out, has received a suspended prison sentence.

Daniel Soper, 34, of Berryscroft Road, Staines-upon-Thames, Surrey persuaded her to hand over her bank card and PIN to buy a few essential items.

He pleaded guilty to fraud by false reprsentation between March 14 and June 1, last year, namely using his grandmother's bank card for unauthorised transactions to make a gain of £10,106.66.

Magistrates committed the case for sentencing at Isleworth Crown Court due to its seriousness and their limited sentencing powers.

This week Soper was sentenced to eighteen months imprisonment, suspended for two years, and ordered to complete 180 hours community service work.

The court made a £1,800 compensation order with Soper promising to repay the balance.

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Morrisons Supermarket Boss Denies Rape And Sexual Assault Of Two Female Workers

A Morrisons supermarket assistant manager twice raped a female staff member in his office and molested a checkout girl, a court heard.

Yogesh Parmar, 38, invented reasons for the women to see him in the store’s office, where he closed the door behind them and pounced, the jury were told.

Parmar, of Glenavon Gardens, Slough has pleaded not guilty to two counts of raping the cash administrator at Morrisons, 113 Shepherd’s Bush Green in May and June, 2015. 

He also denies sexually assaulting the till operator the year before on November 1, 2014.

The rape complainant sadly died of cancer last year and the second woman no longer works at that particular store.

Prosecutor Mr. Richard Burrington told Isleworth Crown Court: “He abused his position and took sexual advantage of two members of staff.

“The cash administrator asked the defendant to sign some paperwork and he asked her to come into his office and closed the door.

“He said he forgot how to perform a task on his computer and after she assisted and was leaving he stopped her and asked her to shut the door and come back.

“She did not want to and was right to be wary because this defendant unzipped his trousers and forced her down by the shoulders.”

The jury were told the woman was then raped by Parmar.

“When the ordeal was over she took herself to the toilets and says she felt horrible, but felt she could not talk to anyone.”

The following month Parmar complained she took too long a lunch break, explained Mr. Burrington.

“The defendant used this dispute to instruct her to come to the office.

“He told her he was going to punish her and what happened the month before was repeated.

“She was somewhat shellshocked and was worried people might not believe her.”

Eventually she reported Parmar to her manager and the police, who examined a similar complaint he was cleared of by bosses in 2014.

“This defendant was excessively tactile on many occasions and on this instance the till operator was invited into his office at 10pm.

“He closed the door and grabbed her and began molesting her, touching her all over,” said Mr. Burrington.

“He lifted her off her feet and tried forcefully to kiss her while gnashing his teeth.

“He put his hand over her shirt and pushed it down over her bra. She told him to stop, but was ignored.”

Parma was arrested and questioned, suggesting the women’s motivations to report him were questionable.

“He denied all the allegations and said the rape complainant was performing poorly and he had a stern word with her.

“It amounted to a verbal warning and he told her she would be subject to disciplinary proceedings and put on some sort of programme.

“He said it was the till operator that was always tactile and flirtatious with him.

“He said that night she touched his shoulder, pinched his cheek and asked for a lift home.

“Mr. Parmar suggested she fabricated her account because he refused to give her a lift home.”

Trial continues……………. 

Monday, 20 March 2017

UK's 'Mr Parking' Caught Filming Up Commuter's Skirt At Railway Station

Troy Arriving At Court 
The CEO of the British Parking Association has quit in disgrace after he was caught filming up a female commuter’s skirt - ending ten months of prowling trains to make such recordings.


Patrick Troy, 56, of Westfield Road, Cheam desperately fiddled with his phone in a bid to delete the recording after he was caught.

He pleaded guilty to committing an act outraging public decency at Vauxhall Station, Lambeth on June 8, last year, namely filming up the skirt of an unknown female.

Today, at Westminster Magistrates Court he was sentenced to eighteen weeks imprisonment, suspended for two years, and banned from taking images on public transport.

He filmed up women’s skirts while commuting into London from his four-bedroom £600,000 home and says getting caught is a “watershed” moment.

The BPA announced on February 22 that Troy had resigned after eight years as CEO with immediate effect for “personal reasons”.

Two weeks later he pleaded guilty and today was also made subject to an indefinite Sexual Harm Prevention Order, (SHPO) prohibiting him taking pictures on public transport.

“The defendant was witnessed recording up an unknown female’s skirt as she walked to platform eight at Vauxhall Railway Station,” explained prosecutor Mr. Malachy Pakenham.

“The defendant was seen holding his phone at an angle below her skirt and the witness saw the red recording light on and a clear image of the skirt and back of the woman’s legs.

“The witness challenged him at platform eight and followed him onto the train where he was seen with his hand in his right pocket fidgeting with something.

“It is thought he was trying to get his phone out to delete the image.

“The police were called and when the train stopped at Clapham Junction he was arrested.

“A number of other images were found on the phone.

“He was interviewed on two occasions and was quite frank and apologetic for his actions, saying he regretted his actions, which disgusted him.

“He said every time he did it, film up skirts, he hated it and saw his arrest as a watershed moment.

Tense: Sentencing Day Has Arrived
“He said it was not a hobby, but when the opportunity presented itself he was tempted as he travelled to and from work. and there were other images.”

Troy tried to explain himself to police: “Sometimes I wonder, I suppose it’s for sexual gratification, I don’t know, that must be the conclusion.”

The court heard he had never been arrested before, but the British Transport Police still applied for the SHPO, which initially included a ban on sitting opposite unknown females, but this condition was dropped.

Troy’s lawyer Mr. Michael Sprack, referring to the probation report, said: “It’s insightful and I endorse the recommendations made possible by my client’s frank admission.

“Firstly he is a man with no previous convictions, a man in his fifties and that weighs heavily.

“Secondly remorse, beyond the guilty plea he made frank admissions in interview and was concerned that the police had as much information as they could.

“There are two letters from a counselling service that my client approached under own initiative.”

Magistrate Mr. John Newgas told Troy: “We’ve read the pre-sentence report, which we find clear and are in agreement with.

“The offence has gone on for a period of ten months and had a range of victims and has reached the custody threshold.”

They reduced the sentence from 24 weeks to 18 weeks due to the guilty plea.

Troy must also comply with a thirty-five day designated activity requirement and up to 100 days on a programme chosen by the probation service.

“This offence is so serious custody is the only option, due to harm and risk,” added Mr. Newgas.

“A suspended sentence is serious. If you commit an offence within twenty-four months the sentence could be reactivated.

“You are on a warning and quite lucky to not be in prison.”   

BPA largest professional association in Europe, representing 700 organisations in the parking and traffic management community

Troy’s background is working with local authorities, regarding parking.

He must also pay £85 costs and a £115 victim surcharge.