Fly-tipper fined hundreds

A 23-YEAR OLD from Andover has been forced to pay more than £1,800 in total after admitting to dumping waste.

Soare Bogdan, of Genoa Court, Andover, illegally deposited household waste containing food, a quilt, and other items, on Hungerford Lane on April 8, this year.

Appearing at Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court on November 16, Bogdan admitted the offence and was fined £880.

They must also pay a surcharge of £88, and costs of £906 - bringing the total payable to £1,874.

Stolen car

A MAN has denied stealing a vehicle and driving it without a license or insurance in Andover last year.

Graham Escott, of Southend Road, Reading, allegedly took the vehicle on March 2 2020 and then drove it along Swift Close, Andover, without holding a license or relevant insurance documentation.

Appearing at Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court, the 61-year-old denied the allegations.

He has been remanded on unconditional bail and will stand trial at the same court on May 23, 2022.

Rehab ordered

A MAN has been ordered to do rehab after driving along an Andover Road while above the legal drug limit.

Aaron Wayne Fisher, of no fixed address, drove a Skoda Fabia on The Broadway on March 1 2021 while high on two types of cocaine.

The 42-year-old admitted the charges at Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court on November 17.

He was handed a £41 fine, and ordered to complete a nine-month drug rehabilitation programme, with a review every two months.

He must also complete up to 25 days of other rehabilitation activities, and has been disqualified from driving for three years.

Driving offence

A MAN has been fined hundreds of pounds after driving a car in Andover without a license or insurance.

Kieran James Benson, of Northway, Newbury, was driving a Renault Megane along Anton Road, Andover, on October 4 without a drivers license or insurance, and while disqualified.

The 25-year-old admitted the offences at Basingstoke Magistrates’ Court on November 18. He was fined £350, plus a surcharge of £35 and costs of £85.

He was also handed 50 hours of unpaid work for breaching a suspended sentence he is serving for a previous drug driving offence.