Man charged over Letchworth cop shop damage

27 March 2019, 11:50 | Updated: 27 March 2019, 11:52

Herts Police

A 32 year-old man from Letchworth appeared at Hatfield Remand court after being arrested and charged with criminal damage relating to Letchworth Police Station.

David Rogers of Kite Way, was arrested on Monday (25th March).

He pleaded guilty to smashing seven ground floor windows at Letchworth Police Station overnight on Friday March 15.

He also pleaded guilty to a malicious communication offence involving a Hertfordshire detective.

In court yesterday (Tuesday 26th March), Mr Rogers was sentenced to 30 days rehabilitation, a 12 month community order and ordered to pay £500 compensation to Hertfordshire Constabulary for the damage he caused.

Neighbourhood Inspector Richard Lilley said:

"I would like to thank everyone who contacted us following our public appeal to identify him, which has resulted in a quick conclusion to this case.”