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Police in Derby send young man to court for urinating in the street on a night-out in city centre.

Posted on 28th August 2018
Friargate-Curzon Street

Our officers patrolling the night time economy in the city centre have sent a young man to court for urinating in the street. 

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday, August 4 when the 19-year-old was caught urinating in the street on the junction of Friargate and Curzon Street. 

On Thursday, August 23, James Drummond-Gonzales from Mickleover, was found guilty at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court of urinating in a street/public place in contravention of a byelaw. 

He was fined £220 and ordered to pay £85 costs and a £30 victim surcharge. 

Inspector Lauren Woods, who is in charge of policing in Derby City Centre, said: “The city centre is a busy, vibrant place to visit at night. 

“We are determined that it will also remain a safe and pleasant place and so we treat all aspects of anti-social behaviour seriously. 

“Urinating in public is not a pleasant thing for people to see or for businesses to have to clean-up before starting trade in the morning and so my officers will deal with anyone caught, in the appropriate manner.”


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