A RESIDENT of Gwynedd has been ordered to pay in excess of £200 after being found guilty of committing a racially aggravated offence against a police officer.

Eilian Williams, 68, of Nant Ffynnon, was accused of such an offence, with the intent to cause harassment, alarm or distress to PC Hughes, in Llanberis on May 25.

Williams pleaded guilty at Caernarfon Magistrates’ Court on July 12.


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The court ordered Williams to pay a fine of £120, which was uplifted from a Band B (£80) to A fine due to this being a racially aggravated offence.

Williams is also to pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85, and a £34 victim surcharge.

This amounted to a total of £239, which Williams is to pay in full by September 6.