Wellingborough man given unpaid work after stop and search finds knife

He's been sentenced by magistrates

Saturday, 15th January 2022, 8:00 am
Northampton Magistrates' Court

A Wellingborough man who was caught with a knife in an early morning stop and search has been ordered to complete unpaid work.

Adrian Price, 21, was in Upper Havelock Street at about 2am on November 20 last year when officers stopped him.

After completing a search of him they found a grey handed kitchen knife.

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Price, of Highfield Road, was arrested and charged with possessing a bladed article, which he pleaded guilty to when he appeared before magistrates.

This week he was sentenced to a community order with 200 hours of unpaid work.

He will also have to take part in rehabilitation activities.

Price was told he must pay costs of £85 and a surcharge to fund victim services of £95.

Magistrates also made an order depriving Price of his rights to the knife.