A 48-year-old man has pleaded guilty to six counts of "making off without payment" for fuel.

The man, who is from Hemel Hempstead, was fined £640 and ordered to pay a further £737 in compensation, after making the plea at  Hatfield Magistrates Court on Monday, November 6.

The thefts occurred at petrol stations in Hemel Hempstead, Bushey Heath and Flamstead, between March 16 and April 8 this year.


PC Nick Mann said: “I hope this serves as a warning to people that we do investigate these crimes and will do everything we can to bring people before the courts to face punishment.”

Crimes can be reported online at by calling the police's non-emergency number 101.

Anonymous information can be given by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via crimestoppers-uk.org.