Man jailed over driving offences in Hatfield

PUBLISHED: 07:00 04 December 2018

The Common in Hatfield.
Picture: Google Street View

The Common in Hatfield. Picture: Google Street View


A 31-year-old has been jailed for theft and driving offences in Hatfield.

William Faulkner admitted all the charges put to him when he appeared at St Albans Magistrates’ Court on November 19.

He drove a Vauxhall Insignia on The Common in Hatfield on October 4 while banned from driving and without insurance.

He also dishonestly undertook or assisted in the retention, removal, disposal or realisation of stolen tools worth £400.

On October 2, he stole fuel worth £79.26 from Tesco in Hatfield.

Faulkner, of Luton Road in Chatham, Kent, was jailed for 12 weeks.

He was banned from driving for a year.

He was ordered to pay compensation of £79.26, £115 to victim services and £85 court costs.

In total he must pay £279.26.

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