Driver fined £630 for parking offence

The driver of the Mercedes originally refused to pay the fine Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

A driver has been fined a total of £630 after he parked his car illegally in Ely.

The light blue Mercedes was ticketed on Fore Hill along with another vehicle, but the owner refused to pay the fine and opted to go to court to contest the Fixed Penalty Notice.

When he failed to turn up at Cambridge Magistrates' Court he was found guilty in his absence. and was ordered to pay fines and court costs totalling £630.