Unpaid work for Kettering man who had Taser

Police found the weapon in a warrant

By Sam Wildman
Sunday, 28th November 2021, 7:30 am
Northampton Magistrates' Court.
Northampton Magistrates' Court.

A man who was found with a Taser in Kettering has been ordered to carry out unpaid work.

Darryl Marshall was sentenced to a community order by magistrates after police found the weapon at his home.

They executed a warrant in Sackville Street at about 11am on July 27 and found the weapon, which had been designed or adapted for the discharge of electricity.

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Marshall, 33, was charged with possessing a prohibited weapon and pleaded guilty when he appeared before magistrates this week.

He was sentenced to a community order with rehabilitation activities and 120 hours of unpaid work.

Marshall was ordered to pay costs of £85 and a surcharge to fund victim services of £95.

Magistrates also made an order depriving him of his rights to the Taser.