Man receives Criminal Behaviour Order for anti-social behaviour and obstructing roads
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Reginald Brenton, 53, of no fixed address, has been issued with a Criminal Behaviour Order following a number of incidents of anti-social behaviour and for causing obstructions to local roads when he appeared at Staines Magistrates’ Court on Friday (17 September).
On multiple occasions Brenton has attended hospital falsely claiming to be unwell and become disruptive when asked to leave. He’s also been arrested for public nuisance offences, including repeatedly blocking roads by laying in the middle of them.
The Criminal Behaviour Order prevents Brenton from attending the grounds of any hospital in Surrey, except for in specific medical circumstances, and prohibits him from laying in any public highway that may cause obstructions to moving vehicles. Brenton is also not allowed to call the emergency services unless it is a genuine emergency.
Brenton is currently in prison for breaching the conditions of his interim Criminal Behaviour Order that was granted in August. Upon his release the Criminal Behaviour Order will remain in place until 16 September 2023.
Woking PC Cat Gates said: “Brenton’s actions have placed a huge demand on both police and ambulance services who’ve frequently been called to deal with Brenton obstructing local roads, costing the Force around £28,000.
“We are here to help people but we will not tolerate individuals causing harm or distress in our communities and taking our officers away from proactively dealing with other activities, such as burglary and domestic violence. By securing this Criminal Behaviour Order we have taken steps to allow us to deal with Brenton straight away, should his disruptive behaviour continue.”
Breaches of the conditions of a CBO can lead to arrest. The police rely on members of the public to report this information and you can do so by contacting us on social media or on our website via webchat or our online reporting tool. Always call 999 in an emergency. Any information you give will be treated confidentially.