An Aldershot woman has been ordered by the courts to pay more than £700 after being found guilty of dropping a cigarette end in the street.
Karla Vecetti, 41, of Fisher Lane, was found guilty in her absence after failing to appear at Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 4 December to face an offence of dropping litter.
The court fined her £200 and ordered her to pay a contribution of £562.50 towards Rushmoor Borough Council’s costs and a victim surcharge of £20.
She has become the fourth person to be prosecuted by Rushmoor Borough Council for dropping a cigarette end in the street
The annual cost of street cleaning in Rushmoor currently stands at more than £1 million.