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Cemetery ‘Ghost’ Fined For Shouting ‘Woooo’

A man who pretended to be a ghost while behaving in a "rowdy" way in a

cemetery has been fined. Anthony Stallard of Southsea, Hampshire, has

been ordered to pay £35 after throwing his arms in the air and

shouting: "Woooooo." Portsmouth Magistrates' Court heard that Stallard

had been out drinking with friends when they went to Portsmouth's

Kingston Cemetery where they played football. Hampshire police said a

number of witnesses made a complaint that Stallard had acted rowdily

and pretended to be a spooky apparition. A spokesman said: "The

witnesses reported the group engaging in rowdy behaviour and one of

them throwing their arms in the air and saying 'woooooo'." The

24-year-old pleaded guilty to using threatening or abusive words or

behaviour likely to cause distress. Stallard was also ordered to pay a

£20 victim surcharge and £20 in costs. The court heard that he had

also breached the conditions of an earlier punishment when he had been

charged with harassment. As a result of that breach he had an extra

three months added to his conditional charge, a spokeswoman for the

Crown Prosecution Service said. Stallard had also been charged with

causing criminal damage to the gravestones, but the charge was

dismissed.

Sky News

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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