Corby man jailed for six months over string of offences including being out during lockdown

He was also sentenced for crimes against a woman and for driving offences

Saturday, 31st October 2020, 3:56 pm
Updated Saturday, 31st October 2020, 4:00 pm

A Corby man appeared in court to face six charges including assault and driving without a licence.

Connor Campion, 28, of no fixed abode, was sent to jail for six months after appearing at Northampton Magistrates' Court.

Campion admitted being out during lockdown with no essential reason to be so on April 1. He also pleaded guilty to failing to pay for £61 of diesel from Tesco Filling Station in Oakley Road on February 17.

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Campion made off without paying from the Tesco filling station in Oakley Road

He admitted driving a motorbike in Studfall Avenue on March 2 while disqualified.

The court also heard that, on October 21 of this year Campion assaulted a woman in Beanfield Avenue. He also admitted harassing her and criminally damaging her car.

A year-long restraining order imposed by the court bans him from contacting the woman.

Magistrates sent him to prison for 24 weeks after hearing of his previous record of offending. He was also ordered to pay a total of £300 in compensation and £128 to the victim surcharge fund.