Another group of men have been fined for urinating in public in York.

They have been ordered to pay total costs of £1,983 following joint working between City of York Council and North Yorkshire Police to tackle anti-social behaviour in the city.

The six cases were dealt with at York Magistrates’ Court this week. They were:

Andrew Brearley, 47, of Wistow Road, Selby – found by a police officer, urinating near the entrance to the car park on Tanner Row, York, around 9pm on Saturday 2 February. Fined £117.

Patrick John McHugh, 30, of Carr Lane, York – seen by a police officer urinating against a wall in full view of passing people near Toft Green towards Micklegate, York around 3.30am on Saturday 26 January. Fined £117.

George James McCormick, 18, of Mill Lane, Basted, Sevenoaks – found by a police officer urinating against a gate in Toft Green, York at 12.15am on Friday 18 January. Fined £220.


Paul Raymond Baldwin, 33, of Temple Street, Gateshead – found by a York BID Ranger urinating in the doorway of a sweet shop on Low Ousegate, York at 7.45pm on Saturday 2 February. Fined £131.

Emlyn Thomas, 37, of Sutton Way, Clifton, York – also seen by a York BID Ranger urinating against a wall in York city centre at 11.25am on Wednesday 13 February, in view of passing people. Fined £60 based on a benefits assessment.

Peter Edward Stableford, 50, of Holyrood Drive, Rawcliffe, York – found by a police officer urinating at the entrance of the car park in Toft Green at 11.35pm on Friday 1 February. Fined £294.

All the defendants were also ordered to pay costs of £144 and a prosecution surcharge of £30.