Gravesend man handed community order after police find fake cash
PUBLISHED: 12:11 15 March 2013 | UPDATED: 12:11 15 March 2013
A Gravesend man has been given a community order after being found carrying a knife and £100 in fake cash.
Daniel O’Connell, 24, of Valley Drive, pleaded guilty to possession of both counterfeit currency and a bladed article at Bromley Magistrates Court.
He was arrested after attempting to hide his face from officers on a routine anti-burglary patrol near the Princess Royal University Hospital, in Bromley.
Officers stopped a searched his Peugeot 306, finding £100 in fake £20 notes and a lock-knife.
His community order stipulates he must complete 80 hours unpaid work and is required to pay £145 court costs.