Milton Keynes man fined £3,000 for abandoning two cars in residential areas
This man dumped two vehicles and failed to respond to previous fines for leaving his cars unattended.
Soames Ramsey, of Mullen Avenue in Downs Barn, abandoned a Mitsubishi car on Pelham Place, Downs Barn in December 2019.
Later he left an Alfa Romeo in Martindale Place, Downs Barn in May 2020.
Ramsey, who failed to pay the Council’s £200 Fixed Penalty Notice or respond to the subsequent investigations, was found guilty of both offences in his absence at Milton Keynes Magistrates’ Court on 12 March 2021.
He was fined £660 for each offence and ordered to pay MK Council £810 compensation for the recovery, storage and destruction of the vehicles, as well as full costs totalling £1,242.
Councillor Emily Darlington, said in a statement on the Council's website: “It’s not acceptable to dump vehicles and expect somebody else to clean it up after you. I hope this latest conviction by our Environmental Crime Unit sends a clear message to anybody thinking of doing the same.”