serves Drinking Banning Order on Burnham-On-Sea man
court has this week issued a Drinking Banning Order on a Burnham-On-Sea
man which means he is no longer able to visit pubs across the
middle-aged man received the order from magistrates in Taunton after police
said he had caused 'trouble and public concern' at pubs in the
Ash Jones from Burnham Police told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This
is quite an unusual order to secure. The Drinking Banning Order
(DBO) means that the man is now unable to drink in public at pubs
in Burnham-On-Sea or Highbridge."
court heard that he had caused a lot of public concern over a
lengthy period and magistrates felt there was a sufficient need
to place the banning order on him to protect public safety.
Sharman of Somerset Businesses Against Crime, who works on safety
with several Burnham pubs, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I congratulate
the Burnham Police team on securing this order."
is important that problems like these are reported and that businesses
work together with police to make our towns safe."
or 'breaching' a Drinking Banning Order is a criminal offence
and can be taken to court with a fine of up to £2,500.
orders, introduced in 2009, are civil orders used to address alcohol
misuse behaviour, and help protect others and their property from