Preston man handed 16-week community order for interfering with vehicles in Moor Lane
A 47-year-old man has been handed a 16-week community order after admitting to 'interfering' with vehicles in Moor Lane.
Ronald Salthouse, from Moor Lane, attended Preston Magistrates' Court on Monday (August 24) where he faced charges of vehicle interference .
He admitted to the offence, which involved cars parked close to his home in Moor Lane, and he has been issued with a 16-week community order.
He has also been ordered to adhere to a night time curfew.
What is 'interference with vehicles'?
A person is guilty of the offence if he "interferes with a motor vehicle or trailer or with anything carried in or on a motor vehicle".
(a) Theft of the motor vehicle or trailer or part of it;
(b) Theft of anything carried in or on the motor vehicle or trailer; and
(c) Taking and driving a vehicle away without consent
A person found guilty of the offence can ultimately be imprisoned for up to three months.