Man banned from centre of Newport for three years as part of CBO
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A man has been banned from entering the centre of Newport for three years as part of a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) imposed by the courts.
Luke Fauvel, aged 38 and from Station Avenue in Sandown, was handed the CBO by Magistrates on the Isle of Wight on 8 November this year.
This follows a prolonged period of abusive and threatening behaviour perpetrated by Fauvel.
Police have worked with local businesses, shop owners and pubs to understand the extent of the issues, which included reports of criminal damage, theft, public order offences, and drunken anti-social and nuisance behaviour.
Magistrates were subsequently provided with witness statements outlining this behaviour, and considered Fauvel’s previous convictions which date back to 2006. His most recent conviction was on 2 September this year after he pleaded guilty to shoplifting - relating to the theft of a vacuum cleaner from Sainsbury’s in Newport on 16 July.
Fauvel is now prohibited from doing the following under the conditions of the CBO:
Acting in an anti-social manner in any public place on the Isle of Wight; that is to say in a manner that causes or is likely to cause harassment alarm or distress to any person not of the same household as himself
Consuming alcohol or be in possession of an open vessel containing intoxicating liquid in any public place on the Isle of Wight
Entering the area of Newport, Isle of Wight, bounded by West Street, High Street, Trafalgar Road, Upper St James Street, Medina Avenue, St George's Approach, St George's Way and East Street and as shown on the map, except for pre-arranged appointments with Hampshire Constabulary, Santander Bank, Roach Pittis Solicitors and Isle of Wight Council at County Hall
Entering any premises which have issued a banning notice against him and which he is aware of
The map provided shows the prohibition area, and there are points marked on the map which indicate certain locations where incidents have been reported relating to Fauvel’s behaviour.
Inspector Matt Gooding said: “Luke Fauvel’s extensive history of poor behaviour has now caught up with him, and he has been served with a lengthy order that will limit his ability to continue behaving in this manner.
“These incidents have caused misery to the local community for far too long, and I hope this provides some reassurance that action is being taken to prevent any further longer term impact.
“If any conditions of the CBO are breached, then Fauvel risks facing time in prison.
“We are grateful to the local community and our partners who have supported the work that has gone into securing this outcome.
“We continue to encourage anyone who is affected by anti-social behaviour to contact police by calling 101, or using the report tool on the Hampshire Constabulary website.”