This man could be jailed if he is caught with an open bottle of beer anywhere in Merseyside.

Sonny Gardner, 39, is at the centre of the county-wide booze ban, police confirmed today.

Gardner, of Vauxhall Road in Vauxhall has also been hit with other no-nonsense rules including being told to stay away from certain parts of Liverpool city centre including the Ropewalks .

The hit-list was drawn up after Gardner appeared in court and was found guilty of breaching a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) which prohibit specified acts.

And as well as been given a four-week prison sentence suspended for 18 months, Gardner had his CBO extended by two years - meaning he must obide by the following conditions until November 20, 2021.

 

Police today confirmed it will include:

Any breach of these conditions will result in further action being taken.

Failure to comply to CBOs is a criminal offence and punishment which could include prison is at the discretion of the court.

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