ASBO for town pubs ban man; BROMSGROVE.A BROMSGROVE man who flouted an order banning him from town centre pubs, has been given a three year anti-social behaviour order.
Dale Hobbis, 39, of Charford, was given the ASBO ASBO Brit antisocial behaviour order by Redditch magistrates and bans him from all 19 pubs in the Bromsgrove Against Night-Time Disorder scheme.
He has also been ordered not to engage in conduct likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress In English law Harassment, Alarm or Distress forms part of the Public Order Act 1986 (amended by the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994) under sections 4A and 5. Provisions of the law
The Public Order Act 1986, Section 5 states:
Bromsgrove Town Centre Local Policing Officer PC Spike Jenkins said: "Hobbis has a history of trouble-making in pubs. He was given a lifetime ban from the pubs in the BAND scheme in February 2007 but ignored it. We have now successfully applied for an anti social behaviour order, which means that if he now enters any of the pubs in the scheme, he can be arrested, and face jail."
BAND was launched in February 2006 by Bromsgrove Police in conjunction with local licensees and the Bromsgrove Community Safety Partnership. It aims to tackle violence and disorder in the town centre and Charford.
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