The police have caught a belligerent motorist who intentionally woke people up by repeatedly shouting “wakey wakey” from a megaphone in the early hours of the morning.
As everyone else slept, the rude and obnoxious motorist, along with his friends, decided to disrupt the sleep of as many people as possible.
The 21-year-old from Fareham, Hampshire, spent over a week annoying and harassing residents near Portsmouth.
Days before the 21-year-old was picked up by the police, a resident had complained about the idiotic behaviour on social media.
In a post, the resident said:
“Someone driving down Brockhurst Road with a megaphone at 2 am shouting ‘wakey wakey’. I hope they get caught by the police”.
It was not long until the hopes of the resident turned into reality as local police units picked up the individuals responsible for the misery.
Talking about the annoying behaviour of the 21-year-old, a spokesperson for Gosport Police said:
‘Over the last week, we have received many complaints of a male causing a nuisance, while driving a red Nissan Navara in the Brockhurst and Elson areas.
‘In the early hours of various mornings, the 21-year-old driver and his passengers were heard shouting ‘wakey wakey’ at the top of their voices, as well as many other unnecessary things.
‘While generally annoying residents who were trying to sleep, the male, from Fareham, was also seen turning off his lights and shouting, ‘you can’t the call police because you can’t see us.’
‘How wrong he was.
‘Our Response & Patrol colleagues caught up with him yesterday and issued him with a section 59 warning (Police Reform Act 2002).
‘In short, if he does similar in the next 12 months, his vehicle will be seized, even if a different car to the one driven on this occasion.
‘If you witness this male doing the same, please call us and quote incident number 44200439605, so we can remove his vehicle from him. Thank you’.
Residents were quick to thank the police on social media for their swift action.
One resident said:
‘Perhaps he should have had a big fine or had to do some Community Service, after all, sometimes the Police need to make an example of a perpetrator , to make sure it doesn’t happen again!’
Whilst another added:
‘Brilliant! Well done Gosport Police!! Some people think they are untouchable!!’
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