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Duo admit damaging eleven vehicles on Carlisle street

Beaconsfield Street, Carlisle

Two men have appeared in court and pleaded guilty to eleven individual offences of causing criminal damage to parked vehicles in Carlisle on February 12.

Appearing in court were Daniel Belehuga, 20, of Beaconsfield Street, Carlisle and Fernando Andrei Haliga, 21, of Brook Street, Carlisle, both confirmed their nationality as Romanian, an interpreter assisted both men.

District Judge Gerald Chalk sitting in Carlisle Magistrates Court was told how a member of the public witnessed the pair damaging vehicles by smashing the glass windows of cars, he telephoned police and followed the pair, and they were later arrested.

The judge was told the pair admitted they were drunk and caused the damage while walking between their home addresses.

The pair were placed on a one-year Community Order, and have to undertake 60-hours of unpaid work, they have to pay compensation of £525 each, and court costs of £170 each.

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