Man, 35, fined in court after breaching Criminal Behaviour Order in Winchester
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A man has been fined in court after breaching a Criminal Behaviour Order which banned him from parts of Winchester City Centre.
Stephen Wilson, 35, of no fixed abode, entered the High Street on Monday 15 January despite being banned from doing so after a CBO was put in place on 1 November last year.
The CBO banned him from going to the High Street or entering Middle Brook Street, between St George’s Street and High Street for two years.
However, he was in breach of the order and appeared at Basingstoke Magistrates Court on Tuesday 16 January.
He admitted breaching the CBO and was fined a total of £152, including legal costs.
The order was put in place after he was charged with two counts of shoplifting.
He admitted stealing electrical items, including hair straighteners and a hairdryer, from the Boots store on High Street. Wilson stole a total of six items in two visits to the store in July last year.
CBOs, which have replaced ASBOs, are imposed by a court and can restrict where you go, who you associate with, and what activities you are allowed to take part in.
Breaching the order is a criminal offence, which can lead to a prison sentence.