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Problem teens given anti-social behaviour orders
12:40pm Monday 11th March 2013 in Echo News
THESE two tearaways have been slapped with anti-social behaviour orders for making people’s lives a misery.
The Echo can officially name and shame Joseph Mearis, 18, and Kai Jager, 15, so our readers can inform police if they see them up to no good.
It comes after they committed a string of offences between them, including spraying graffiti tags, burglary, and theft.
This takes the number of these orders in Rochford to three - making it the Essex town with the most anti-social behaviour orders.
We had already reported in January how their pal, Joshua Garner, 17, of Meade Close, Billericay, had also been given a two-year anti-social behaviour order.
Chf Insp Ian Cummings, district commander for Rochford and Castle Point, said: “They’ve caused countless amounts of disorder, graffiti, intimidation and distress to member of the community with their behaviour. They’ve been committing petty crime, vehicle-associated crime, and theft so I’m very pleased that the orders have been issued.”
Jager appeared in custody from Warren Hill Young Offenders’ Institution having been jailed in November.
Jager became known for using the graffiti tag “Redz” while Mearis uses “Zulu”, which have both become common across Rochford district.
Jager, whose address was given as Warren Hill, will have an order lasting for two years. Mearis, of Parklands, Rochford, will be subject to his order until his 21st birthday - on Christmas Day 2015.
The pair are banned from:
- associating with each other or Garner
- using threatening behaviour
- touching an unattended vehicle or going into anyone's garden without express permission of the owner
- entering the grounds of a railway station without buying a ticket and getting on the next train
- racing or driving at excessive speed in Rochford or Southend
- possessing spray cans, permanent markers, ink or rubber gloves in public.
-being drunk in a public place