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Man charged with petrol station drive-offs totalling more than £2,000

Posted on - 9th January, 2024 - 6:37pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston News
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A Liverpool man has been charged with fuel thefts from garage forecourts including in Preston.

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Preston Police said Jonathon Lawrence, 24, of Feltwood Walk, Liverpool, was arrested on Monday (8 January).

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He has been charged with 13 offences of making off with payment involving £2,690 worth of fuel from petrol stations across Preston. He has also targeted stations in Blackpool, Nelson and Burnley.

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Police say he has been charged with three further offences of driving without a licence and three offences of driving without insurance.

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He has been remanded to appear before Preston Magistrates’ Court.

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