Kettering man conned elderly victims with dementia

Inset, Jason Orton. NNL-171128-110017005
Inset, Jason Orton. NNL-171128-110017005

A Kettering man who dishonestly tried to obtain money from people with dementia has been given a Criminal Behaviour Order.

Jason Orton, 42, of Poppy Fields, had previously been subject to a Community Protection Notice which he had breached on a number of occasions by targeting vulnerable victims.

These resulted in multiple safeguarding referrals made in relation to concerns about victims, some of whom suffered from dementia.

The order, which follows an application submitted to the Crown Prosecution Service, means Orton is barred from entering an address in Kettering and prohibited from making contact with a number of named witnesses.

He has also been prevented from causing “nuisance or harassment by approaching any member of the public in Northamptonshire with a view to begging, cheating or otherwise dishonestly seeking to gain money or property”.

The order will remain in place indefinitely.

Supt Chris Hillery, head of local policing in Northamptonshire, said: “We are pleased to have secured this order on Orton who poses a significant risk to vulnerable people in our community and this action supports our key purpose in protecting people from harm.

“The CBO both safeguards his victims and any potential future ones and allows the wider community in Kettering and Wellingborough to be aware of who he is and, if necessary, to report his behaviour to Northamptonshire Police via 101.”