Portsmouth man who scammed Southsea hotel out of £345 ordered to pay it all back

DEFENDANTS at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court have been sentenced for their crimes.

Wednesday, 24th February 2021, 3:22 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th February 2021, 2:27 pm

Liam McCaw, 21, of Crossfell Walk, Fareham, admitted being drunk or disorderly in Portsmouth on August 19.

Magistrates fined him £80 with a £34 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

Becky Fox, 29, of Soake Road, Denmead, admitted drink-driving in Princess Royal Way, Portsmouth, on March 11.

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Portsmouth Magistrates' Court. Picture: Chris Moorhouse

A test revealed she had 98 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

The legal limit is 35.

Fox was fined £200 with a 28-month driving ban.

She also admitted failing to provide a specimen of breath on August 20 at Portsmouth's police investigation centre.

Hampshire traffic police. Picture Ian Hargreaves (151954-20)

Magistrates fined her another £200 with a £40 surcharge and £85 costs.

Yousef Tourino, 23, of Gamble Road, Buckland, admitted three charges of fraud at Becketts Hotel in Southsea, relating to £345 on August 8, 12 and 15 in 2019.

Magistrates ordered him to pay £345 compensation.

Tourino also admitted assaulting a police officer on August 20 last year.

He must pay £100 compensation.

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Viorel Enache, 35, of Hambledon Parade, Waterlooville, admitted careless driving on May 21 last year.

He also admitted failing to stop after the crash in Hulbert Road in Bedhampton, failing to report the crash and leaving the vehicle in a dangerous position.

Magistrates imposed a 12-month community order with 120 hours' unpaid work.

He must pay a £90 surcharge and £85 costs.

He was banned from driving for four months.

Wayne Kirkbride, 41, of St Michael's Road, Southsea, admitted four charges of burglary at Subway in London Road, North End.

The burglary charges said the burglaries all happened on August 6, 2019, at 10.09am, 10.15am, 10.17am and 10.36am.

Magistrates imposed a 12-month community order with six-month drug rehabilitation requirement.

He must complete 10 days' rehabilitation activities.

Kirkbride must pay £100 compensation.

Owen Franklin, 29, of Moorland Road, Kingston, admitted harassment causing fear of violence between October 15 and 19 in Portsmouth.

He sent threatening messages including saying he would burn the victim's house down.

Magistrates imposed a 26-week jail term suspended for two years.

He must complete 33 days' of an accredited programme, and 20 days' rehabilitation activities.

Franklin must complete 60 hours' unpaid work.

A restraining order bans him from contacting the victim for a year.

He must pay a £128 victim surcharge and £85 costs.

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