A man has been handed a another community order, for failing to carry out the unpaid work requirement of his previous order.

Patrick Whearty, of Green Close in Benson, appeared at Oxford Magistrates’ Court on June 22.

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Court documents state that  Whearty, without a ‘reasonable excuse’ failed to comply with the requirements of a community order made by Oxford Magistrates’ Court on July 7 2021.

Whearty failed to carry out unpaid work on March 27 and April 3 and did not provide evidence of an excuse in reasonable time.

The court extended the 54-year-old’s unpaid  work requirement by 12 months until July 6 2023 so that the outstanding hours can be completed.

25 hours were also added because of the breach of the community order.


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This story was written by Sophie Perry. She joined the team in 2021 as a digital reporter.

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