11th Dec, 2016

Serial 999 caller given criminal order by police

Stratford Editorial 26th Aug, 2016 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

A LOWER Quinton woman has been given a Criminal Behavioural Order (CBO).

Wenda Allen, of The Fordway, was granted a CBO after being found guilty of breaching an Anti-Social Behavioural Order (ASBO). She was also fined £80.

The 56-year-old was first issued with an ASBO back in 2012 when she was deemed to be misusing the emergency 999 system.

But with the ASBO set to expire next month, officers decided to make an application for a CBO, which is available on conviction for any criminal offence by any criminal court.

The order was granted at Leamington Magistrates’ Court and will last for two years. It prevents Allen from calling the emergency services via 999, 101, 111 or any other method unless there is a genuine emergency.

A Criminal Behavioural Order (CBO) has been granted to 56-year-old Wenda Allen. (s)