Sentenced: Wembley thief who crashed stolen car into three parked vehicles
A Wembley man who stole a car and then crashed it into three others before landing on its roof has narrowly escaped jail.
Marian Scorghion, 25, of Alliance Close, Wembley was sentenced to eight weeks’ imprisonment, suspended for one year at Willesden Magistrates’ Court for aggravated vehicle taking and driving without insurance.
He has also been disqualified for 12 months and been ordered to pay £1,400 compensation and over £1,000 in court costs.
Police were called to Lancelot Road at 3am on August 16 to reports of a Chrysler Neon having collided with three parked vehicles and landing on its roof.
Scorghion who was driving the car and a passenger left the scene immediately.
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The owner of the car knew Scorghion and called him once he was made aware his car had been stolen, telling him to return it.
Scorghion was arrested on suspicion of aggravated vehicle taking and driving without insurance.
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A 26-year-old man was arrested in connection with this incident but was released with no further action, following interview.
Scorghion was charged on 17 August and was found guilty at trial on October 30.
He was sentenced on November 5.
Officer in the case, PC Abhay Desai said: “Scorghion showed sheer disregard for the lives of other road users and there is no doubt that his actions could have caused significant injuries or even death. It is only right that he was banned from driving.”