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Thurrock Council name and shame people who failed to pay litter fines

Basildon Magistrates Court

A FURTHER 14 prosecutions have been brought against people for not paying their littering fine.

The hearings at Basildon Magistrates Court on 3 July saw the 14 people found guilty given a criminal record and ordered to pay a much larger fine.

As part of the Thurrock Council’s clean it, cut it, fill it initiative, enforcement officers have been deployed across the borough to tackle littering and help ensure the borough is clean for residents to enjoy.

Leader of the Council, Cllr Rob Gledhill, said: “These prosecutions build on the work we have already done prosecuting 21 people in May and June.

“Residents want us to take action against those spoiling the borough, which is why we have also increased the cost of the value to maximum permissible by law.

“Litter louts have a choice – put your litter in a bin or risk a fine, a day in court and a criminal record.”

The names of those prosecuted are:

Alexandra Oros of Draper Close, Grays was fined £460
Kirsty Hurrell of Centurion Way, Purfleet was fined £460
Raz Kamil of Chancellor Road, Southend on Sea was fined £460
Tiffany Smith of Serpentine Close, Romford was fined £460
Christopher Wood of Laundry Road, Hammersmith was fined £460
Claudia Ane of Bedford Road, Grays was fined £460
Stacey Mitchell of Argent Street, Grays was fined £460
Mohammed Shiekh of Caspian Close, Purfleet was fined £460
Eva Szymanska of Victoria Avenue, Grays was fined £460
Agnes Berecz of Culverdown, Basildon was fined £460
Niall Guilfoyle of Kent Road, Grays was fined £397
Marius Adriani of St Leonards Close, Grays was fined £460
Toni Cunningham of Stephenson Avenue, Tilbury was fined £460
Alan Denison of Maplin Gardens, Tilbury was fined £270

As of 3 July:

Total number of prosecutions: 35
Total fines: £8,394
Total costs: £8,574
Total victim surcharge: £1,134
Total: £18,102


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