Court: Man Pleads Guilty To Making False Report

August 19, 2015

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Aug 19], Raymond Raynor plead guilty to making a false report to police on July 31, 2015 and leaving the scene of an accident, with the Court hearing he reported that his car had been stolen after crashing it.

Mr. Raynor was fined $1,000 for making the false report and $300 for the second charge.

The Crown Prosecutor told Magistrate Archie Warner that on July 31, 2015, Mr. Raynor had phoned police and reported that his car had been stolen.

On being questioned, police confirmed that Mr. Raynor still had the car’s keys in his possession. Police patrols that night discovered the car smashed into a wall in Southampton.

The Crown Prosecutor said that on further questioning, Mr. Raynor admitted to police that he had been driving the car, had been involved in the accident, had left the accident scene, and had called in the false report.

Mr. Raynor had told police that he had done so hoping that he could get the insurers to pay for the damage.

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