Penfolds to repay stole car cash

PUBLISHED: 04:44 20 April 2006 | UPDATED: 09:10 24 May 2010

A FATHER and son from Hewish have been ordered to pay back over £120,000 they made by handling stolen vehicles. Nelson Penfold has been ordered to pay £83,235.01 within six months or face two years in prison. This is the amount of money he benefited from

A FATHER and son from Hewish have been ordered to pay back over £120,000 they made by handling stolen vehicles.Nelson Penfold has been ordered to pay £83,235.01 within six months or face two years in prison. This is the amount of money he benefited from by handling two stolen vehicles. Penfold, aged 54, previously pleaded guilty to handling stolen goods and was sentenced to 12 months in prison.The confiscation order was made at Bristol Crown Court on Monday under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002.It followed a confiscation order made against his son, Clayton Penfold, also of Hewish, in October last year for £38,183.35.The 30-year-old pleaded guilty last year to six counts of handling stolen goods in relation to vehicles valued in excess of £200,000 and was sentenced to three years in prison.Avon and Somerset Police's detective inspector Richard Budd said: "We are determined that not only will offenders be punished for their criminality, they will be deprived of any benefit they have made.

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