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Fly-tipper jailed for one year

Credit: Winchester City Council

A Hampshire man has been jailed for two fly-tipping offences.

Mr Ashley Mooney, formerly of Gosport, was taken to court by Winchester City Council in relation to two fly-tipping offences discovered at Forest Lane in Wickham, Pigeon House Lane in Southwick, Dean Lane in Bishop’s Waltham and Chidden Lane in Hambledon between April and June 2016.

Credit: Winchester City Council

Mr Mooney pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment. He was also made the subject of a Criminal Behaviour Order for a period of five years, prohibiting him from further fly-tipping across the whole of Hampshire.

Officials have warned Mr Mooney that breaching the order is a criminal offence and can lead to a fine or imprisonment or both.