Sentence is revoked

A LORRY driver who used his company fuel card to fill up his private car with petrol was re-sentenced this week. Paul Fuller was originally given a 250-hour community work order and told to pay £335.25 compensation and £60 costs. But 44-year-old Fuller br

A LORRY driver who used his company fuel card to fill up his private car with petrol was re-sentenced this week.

Paul Fuller was originally given a 250-hour community work order and told to pay £335.25 compensation and £60 costs.

But 44-year-old Fuller breached the work order by missing five work sessions; so on Thursday that sentence was revoked.

Instead, he was given an 18-month supervision order with the probation service, and told to attend the Think First programme. He had already repaid the compensation to his former employees Bretts Transport.


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Fuller, of Orchard Estate, Little Downham, had used the fuel card nine times to put fuel into his car, obtaining petrol worth between £16.50 and £57.45, said prosecutor Matthew Bradbury.

"At the time I was in financial difficulties," said Fuller. "I just did it, it was a stupid thing to do.

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