Burnley tearaway, 15, locked up

PUT AWAY Green

PUT AWAY Green

First published in Rosegrove by , Court reporter

A 15-year-old tearaway has been locked up after bringing misery to the lives of residents in part of Burnley.

Charlie Green, 15, known as ‘Charlie Chips’, is the subject of an anti-social behaviour order which he has repeatedly flouted.

He has now been locked up for four months after admitting an attack on a taxi driver.

Green, with accomplice, Alfie Dunstan, 21, was part of a gang which targeted and confronted a cabbie.

The victim was attacked, cash and cigarettes stolen from him and then his taxi was kicked.

He can be named publicly for the first time in criminal proceedings, after a judge ruled it was in the public interest and removed reporting restrictions. Green, of Liverpool Road, Burnley, whose "supportive, but long-suffering" mother accompanied him to the crown court hearing, had admitted theft and using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour.

Dunstan, of Buccleuch Street, in the town, was jailed for eight months, after pleading guilty to affray.

Dunstan was said to have struck the victim.

Judge Beverley Lunt told Green, he had a ‘dreadful record’.

The ASBO hearing last March had been told how in the months before, Green had been arrested for robbery, common assault, burglary, verbal abuse, possession of cannabis, harassment, witness intimidation, damage and obstructing police.

Simon Gurney, defending Green, told the crown court he had a "disgraceful " record for a child of his age.

The defendant had "multiple and various" difficulties in his life, had special educational needs, behavioural problems and a low IQ.

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2:10pm Mon 14 Feb 11

useyourhead says...

if this young chap has a low I.Q and 'special needs' he has to have his circle of associates rigorously controlled or he will end up being used as a scapegoat, provoked into offending and generally taken the piddle out of. it sounds as if it has already been happening for a while.
if this young chap has a low I.Q and 'special needs' he has to have his circle of associates rigorously controlled or he will end up being used as a scapegoat, provoked into offending and generally taken the piddle out of. it sounds as if it has already been happening for a while. useyourhead
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2:29pm Mon 14 Feb 11

Common_Sense1 says...

Special needs is another term for 'more benefits please'. I bet if this lad had a decent father figure in his life an some discipline he wouldn't be arrested all the time.
Special needs is another term for 'more benefits please'. I bet if this lad had a decent father figure in his life an some discipline he wouldn't be arrested all the time. Common_Sense1
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3:35pm Mon 14 Feb 11

midas says...

Lets see how cocky he is after hes been locked away from his mum for 2 months!
Lets see how cocky he is after hes been locked away from his mum for 2 months! midas
  • Score: 1

4:48pm Mon 14 Feb 11

Izanears says...

Yet another example of ASBO's not working.
Yet another example of ASBO's not working. Izanears
  • Score: 1

5:29pm Mon 14 Feb 11

bertie bee says...

sounds like you wanna get a grip lad. as for your mum trying her best, i doubt it, cos staggering out of pub at 4pm doesnt constitute as trying very hard does it!!!!!!!!!
sounds like you wanna get a grip lad. as for your mum trying her best, i doubt it, cos staggering out of pub at 4pm doesnt constitute as trying very hard does it!!!!!!!!! bertie bee
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5:39pm Mon 14 Feb 11

jessjade says...

hopefully he will be looked after while he is locked up if not god help us,more my kid was a angel when he killed himself give me the money,and what sort of 21 year old hangs about with a 15 year old
hopefully he will be looked after while he is locked up if not god help us,more my kid was a angel when he killed himself give me the money,and what sort of 21 year old hangs about with a 15 year old jessjade
  • Score: 1

5:44pm Mon 14 Feb 11

Antonio Salazar says...

Make him sweep up at Turf Morgue, preferably on match day.
Make him sweep up at Turf Morgue, preferably on match day. Antonio Salazar
  • Score: -1

5:52pm Mon 14 Feb 11

Truth will out says...

The ASBO hearing last March had been told how in the months before, Green had been arrested for robbery, common assault, burglary, verbal abuse, possession of cannabis, harassment, witness intimidation, damage and obstructing police.

Really??? I thought the ASBO was supposed to stop all anti-social behaviour? Or maybe it was just a complete joke.

Judge Lunt can comment all she like about his dreadful record. She's one of the few people that can actually DO something about it.
The ASBO hearing last March had been told how in the months before, Green had been arrested for robbery, common assault, burglary, verbal abuse, possession of cannabis, harassment, witness intimidation, damage and obstructing police. Really??? I thought the ASBO was supposed to stop all anti-social behaviour? Or maybe it was just a complete joke. Judge Lunt can comment all she like about his dreadful record. She's one of the few people that can actually DO something about it. Truth will out
  • Score: 1

5:57pm Mon 14 Feb 11

bertie bee says...

i know 1st hand what this lads done, its not good.
i know 1st hand what this lads done, its not good. bertie bee
  • Score: 1

6:10pm Mon 14 Feb 11

midas says...

Truth will out wrote:
The ASBO hearing last March had been told how in the months before, Green had been arrested for robbery, common assault, burglary, verbal abuse, possession of cannabis, harassment, witness intimidation, damage and obstructing police.

Really??? I thought the ASBO was supposed to stop all anti-social behaviour? Or maybe it was just a complete joke.

Judge Lunt can comment all she like about his dreadful record. She's one of the few people that can actually DO something about it.
"in the months BEFORE he got the ASBO".
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Presumably these offences happened before he got the ASBO, so I cannot understand what relevance the ASBO has? Indeed you could say that as he hasn't been arrested since he had the ASBO it has worked.
[quote][p][bold]Truth will out[/bold] wrote: The ASBO hearing last March had been told how in the months before, Green had been arrested for robbery, common assault, burglary, verbal abuse, possession of cannabis, harassment, witness intimidation, damage and obstructing police. Really??? I thought the ASBO was supposed to stop all anti-social behaviour? Or maybe it was just a complete joke. Judge Lunt can comment all she like about his dreadful record. She's one of the few people that can actually DO something about it.[/p][/quote]"in the months BEFORE he got the ASBO". . Presumably these offences happened before he got the ASBO, so I cannot understand what relevance the ASBO has? Indeed you could say that as he hasn't been arrested since he had the ASBO it has worked. midas
  • Score: 1

6:15pm Mon 14 Feb 11

oldskoolburnley says...

bertie bee wrote:
sounds like you wanna get a grip lad. as for your mum trying her best, i doubt it, cos staggering out of pub at 4pm doesnt constitute as trying very hard does it!!!!!!!!!
no it doesnt think i know the mum isnt she a bar maid in one of the roughest pubs in burnley and has some really nice respectful friends lol
[quote][p][bold]bertie bee[/bold] wrote: sounds like you wanna get a grip lad. as for your mum trying her best, i doubt it, cos staggering out of pub at 4pm doesnt constitute as trying very hard does it!!!!!!!!![/p][/quote]no it doesnt think i know the mum isnt she a bar maid in one of the roughest pubs in burnley and has some really nice respectful friends lol oldskoolburnley
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6:19pm Mon 14 Feb 11

bertie bee says...

oldskoolburnley wrote:
bertie bee wrote: sounds like you wanna get a grip lad. as for your mum trying her best, i doubt it, cos staggering out of pub at 4pm doesnt constitute as trying very hard does it!!!!!!!!!
no it doesnt think i know the mum isnt she a bar maid in one of the roughest pubs in burnley and has some really nice respectful friends lol
was a barmaid in railway pub, rosegrove, and railway working mans club rosegrove.
[quote][p][bold]oldskoolburnley[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]bertie bee[/bold] wrote: sounds like you wanna get a grip lad. as for your mum trying her best, i doubt it, cos staggering out of pub at 4pm doesnt constitute as trying very hard does it!!!!!!!!![/p][/quote]no it doesnt think i know the mum isnt she a bar maid in one of the roughest pubs in burnley and has some really nice respectful friends lol[/p][/quote]was a barmaid in railway pub, rosegrove, and railway working mans club rosegrove. bertie bee
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6:21pm Mon 14 Feb 11

oldskoolburnley says...

no it doesnt think i know the mum isnt she a bar maid in one of the roughest pubs in burnley and has some really nice respectful friends lol
no it doesnt think i know the mum isnt she a bar maid in one of the roughest pubs in burnley and has some really nice respectful friends lol oldskoolburnley
  • Score: 1

8:19pm Mon 14 Feb 11

Cazza70 says...

Lock away the key
Lock away the key Cazza70
  • Score: 1

9:56pm Mon 14 Feb 11

nevh2001 says...

shoot the little *******, no hope in life, get rid!
shoot the little *******, no hope in life, get rid! nevh2001
  • Score: 1

11:37pm Mon 14 Feb 11

barbour x says...

bertie bee wrote:
oldskoolburnley wrote:
bertie bee wrote: sounds like you wanna get a grip lad. as for your mum trying her best, i doubt it, cos staggering out of pub at 4pm doesnt constitute as trying very hard does it!!!!!!!!!
no it doesnt think i know the mum isnt she a bar maid in one of the roughest pubs in burnley and has some really nice respectful friends lol
was a barmaid in railway pub, rosegrove, and railway working mans club rosegrove.
and general havlock up accy rd !!shes having trouble with rest of her kids at school cuz there bullys never mind she doesnt let it get her down ..she forgets it all and goes out all weekend and gets wrecked
[quote][p][bold]bertie bee[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]oldskoolburnley[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]bertie bee[/bold] wrote: sounds like you wanna get a grip lad. as for your mum trying her best, i doubt it, cos staggering out of pub at 4pm doesnt constitute as trying very hard does it!!!!!!!!![/p][/quote]no it doesnt think i know the mum isnt she a bar maid in one of the roughest pubs in burnley and has some really nice respectful friends lol[/p][/quote]was a barmaid in railway pub, rosegrove, and railway working mans club rosegrove.[/p][/quote]and general havlock up accy rd !!shes having trouble with rest of her kids at school cuz there bullys never mind she doesnt let it get her down ..she forgets it all and goes out all weekend and gets wrecked barbour x
  • Score: 1

10:56am Tue 15 Feb 11

londonrover says...

Bring back the birch and National Service!
Bring back the birch and National Service! londonrover
  • Score: 1

12:20pm Tue 15 Feb 11

midas says...

londonrover wrote:
Bring back the birch and National Service!
Why would the Army want someone like him? They are professionals not a dumping ground for delinquents!
[quote][p][bold]londonrover[/bold] wrote: Bring back the birch and National Service![/p][/quote]Why would the Army want someone like him? They are professionals not a dumping ground for delinquents! midas
  • Score: 1

12:55pm Tue 15 Feb 11

beam-me-up says...

Why do we employ Anti-Social Officers
They can not sort out a problem thats staring them in the face.
(Those costing the tax payer)
Why do we employ Anti-Social Officers They can not sort out a problem thats staring them in the face. (Those costing the tax payer) beam-me-up
  • Score: 1

1:05pm Tue 15 Feb 11

Mikeee47 says...

He hould have gone down long ago, yet again the justice system letting US down, these courts need to get a grip with these young offenders, nip it in the bud, Dont tell me the prisons are full, plenty of old warships being decommisioned, put them out to sea at anchor & turn them into prison ships, plenty of painting cleaning, etc, then lock em back up in a nasty cell with no playstation tv etc, deprived of liberty should mean just that. b0ll0x to all these human rights for convicts.
He hould have gone down long ago, yet again the justice system letting US down, these courts need to get a grip with these young offenders, nip it in the bud, Dont tell me the prisons are full, plenty of old warships being decommisioned, put them out to sea at anchor & turn them into prison ships, plenty of painting cleaning, etc, then lock em back up in a nasty cell with no playstation tv etc, deprived of liberty should mean just that. b0ll0x to all these human rights for convicts. Mikeee47
  • Score: 1

4:50pm Tue 15 Feb 11

ballbags says...

stereotypical of all burnley..
stereotypical of all burnley.. ballbags
  • Score: -1

7:21pm Tue 15 Feb 11

gudari says...

ballbags wrote:
stereotypical of all burnley..
Numpty! As if there aren't thousands of scumbags in blackbum! Dou you only read articles about Burnley or is it that you can't read properly?
[quote][p][bold]ballbags[/bold] wrote: stereotypical of all burnley..[/p][/quote]Numpty! As if there aren't thousands of scumbags in blackbum! Dou you only read articles about Burnley or is it that you can't read properly? gudari
  • Score: 1

7:25pm Tue 15 Feb 11

gudari says...

jessjade wrote:
hopefully he will be looked after while he is locked up if not god help us,more my kid was a angel when he killed himself give me the money,and what sort of 21 year old hangs about with a 15 year old
Sorry love. this little scumbag doesn't deserve any looking after or cosseting any more. He didn't care about the taxi driver or any of his victims so he can expect no-one to care about him!
[quote][p][bold]jessjade[/bold] wrote: hopefully he will be looked after while he is locked up if not god help us,more my kid was a angel when he killed himself give me the money,and what sort of 21 year old hangs about with a 15 year old[/p][/quote]Sorry love. this little scumbag doesn't deserve any looking after or cosseting any more. He didn't care about the taxi driver or any of his victims so he can expect no-one to care about him! gudari
  • Score: 1

8:37pm Tue 15 Feb 11

katypri says...

had a troubled start did he i am from burnley one of 11 kids so poor doesnt cut it but not one of us ended up in trouble or jail so sometimes kids have to own there own actions but never mind he will get new trainers laptop as his human rights to hell with the misery he has caused not all parents are to blame sometimes the kid is a bad lot end of
had a troubled start did he i am from burnley one of 11 kids so poor doesnt cut it but not one of us ended up in trouble or jail so sometimes kids have to own there own actions but never mind he will get new trainers laptop as his human rights to hell with the misery he has caused not all parents are to blame sometimes the kid is a bad lot end of katypri
  • Score: 1

11:10am Wed 16 Feb 11

barry east says...

its not his fault!! he comes from a broken home!!! he hasnt had the correct guidance!! blah blah blah. he's 15,.. he's got a record as long as he's arm. he's a scrote end of. stop making excuses for scum. a 9mm bullet costs 30pence. see where im comeing from?? and yes,.. i would pull the trigger. or better still,.. while youre away "chips" do us all a favour and do a "rickwood"
its not his fault!! he comes from a broken home!!! he hasnt had the correct guidance!! blah blah blah. he's 15,.. he's got a record as long as he's arm. he's a scrote end of. stop making excuses for scum. a 9mm bullet costs 30pence. see where im comeing from?? and yes,.. i would pull the trigger. or better still,.. while youre away "chips" do us all a favour and do a "rickwood" barry east
  • Score: 1

9:15pm Mon 21 Feb 11

abibob says...

for all you people that are quick to judge who of you actually know the family. the mum does care and try hard for her kids she does alot more than some of you scum bags that have made your comments. and as for the other child being badly behaved you got that wrong. Your all completely wrong about this family
for all you people that are quick to judge who of you actually know the family. the mum does care and try hard for her kids she does alot more than some of you scum bags that have made your comments. and as for the other child being badly behaved you got that wrong. Your all completely wrong about this family abibob
  • Score: -1

9:18pm Mon 21 Feb 11

abibob says...

You sick **** you obviously dont know this family and to put this is a disgrace maybe you should do people a favour and do it to your self. yeah what he has done is wrong but people commit far worse crimes
You sick **** you obviously dont know this family and to put this is a disgrace maybe you should do people a favour and do it to your self. yeah what he has done is wrong but people commit far worse crimes abibob
  • Score: -1

9:41am Sat 5 Mar 11

burtybasset says...

leave my nephew alone hes innocent
leave my nephew alone hes innocent burtybasset
  • Score: -2

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