WISBECH: Man jailed after ASBO breached

PUBLISHED: 11:40 15 January 2009 | UPDATED: 08:50 02 June 2010

LIAM GREEN DOB 29.9.84 ASBO DEC 2008

LIAM GREEN DOB 29.9.84 ASBO DEC 2008

A HEROIN addict who breached his anti-social behaviour less than a month after it was imposed was jailed for seven months. Liam Green – who has been using drugs since the age of 15 – breached his ASBO by entering Wisbech town centre, when he was banned un

A HEROIN addict who breached his anti-social behaviour less than a month after it was imposed was jailed for seven months.

Liam Green - who has been using drugs since the age of 15 - breached his ASBO by entering Wisbech town centre, when he was banned under an exclusion order.

Green was already subject to a six month suspended jail sentence for theft - so Fenland magistrates decided that they must activate five months of that jail term.

Green, 24, of Nene Quay, Wisbech, also admitted stealing an X-rocker gaming chair from Argos in Wisbech on November 15, and stealing joints of pork from Somerfield on November 22, and was given another two-month sentence for those thefts.

Prosecuting, Scheherazade Haque said police went to an address in Post Office Lane on January 8, and found Green. The address was within Green's exclusion area.

Solicitor James Macwhirter said Green had not been in court on the day his ASBO was imposed, and he mistakenly believed he was banned only from the shopping centre, and had not studied the map of his exclusion zone.

He said. "All his previous convictions are in some way connected with the misuse of drugs. He was introduced to heroin at the age of 15, and quickly developed a habit.


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