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Teenager Sentenced After Smashing Bus Window

Wednesday June 12 2013


Barnsley Magistrates' Court Barnsley Magistrates' Court


A TEENAGER who threw a wheelie bin at a bus in a frenzy has been sentenced.

Connor Luke Dokic, 18, who smashed the window of the bus has been ordered to complete 150 hours of unpaid work.

He had been in a fight with his brother and lost his temper, Barnsley Magistrates' Court was told.

David Ward, prosecuting, said Dokic, of Midland Road, Royston, did not realise the bus was coming up behind him.

Mr Ward said Dokic's lips were bleeding after he was hit by his brother.

Philip Howard, defending, said it was bad luck that the wheelie bin hit the bus.

Mr Howard added: "Mr Dokic lost his temper and, without thinking, got hold of the wheelie bin in a frenzy and threw it into the road.

"He had been in an argument in the street with his brother. The dispute turned into a fight and Mr Dokic was hit in the mouth."

Dokic admitted criminal damage and was ordered to pay £120 in compensation and a £60 victim surcharge.

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Reply Posted by adrian on Wednesday June 12 2013 at 15:41
The little rat needs anger management classes

Reply Posted by Anon on Wednesday June 12 2013 at 15:52
Should have sent the idiot to prison.

Reply Posted by Robbie on Wednesday June 12 2013 at 16:09
No more nanny state, bring back the birch.

Reply Posted by Jon on Wednesday June 12 2013 at 16:34
Prisons like a holiday camp for scum like this , should be put down

Reply Posted by Tariq al khan on Wednesday June 12 2013 at 16:36
If he was in my country there would be no problem . We would remove a hand

Reply Posted by Unknown on Wednesday June 12 2013 at 16:55
yeah and you think its acceptable over here! SCUM ^ ^ ^ ^

Reply Posted by Carl on Thursday June 13 2013 at 12:13
over here? As opposed to where Unknown?

Reply Posted by excuse me on Monday June 17 2013 at 20:12
at what point did they say it was acceptable over here? by their comment I would have to say that they think its unacceptable

Reply Posted by sarah on Thursday June 13 2013 at 15:23
if your country is that brilliant why are you not still in it. I think it is really rude when people say my country when they are living somewhere else.

Reply Posted by flap on Thursday June 13 2013 at 16:38
Calm down Tariq,s being silly. Dont fall for it.

Reply Posted by Stevo on Thursday June 13 2013 at 20:55
Should have been made to pay for the window AND received Community Service!
Yet another classic example of our idiotic courts system!

Reply Posted by unknown on Friday June 14 2013 at 17:38
Give lad a chance it was an accidental coinsidence it hit the bus am sure hrs rrgretting it !

Reply Posted by maxine on Friday June 14 2013 at 18:43
give the lad a chance? He's had his chance to be a good citizen n doesn't care. What if that wheelie bin had hit a bike or caused a car to swerve? A pedestrian even? Could've been a lot worse! sorry mate but Britain's idiots have got to learn that their behaviour is not acceptable. I hope his 150 hrs unpaid work is spent cleaning the roads seeing as he likes to litter them..

Reply Posted by Mr Fantastic on Friday June 14 2013 at 17:42
Even though I wasn't there at the trial, and even though I have no knowledge of crime, punishment or the law that I didn't learn by watching TV soap operas, I still feel I have something important to say about this story. Blah blah, the birch, blah blah national service, blah blah holiday camp. The courts are idiots, and I'm definitely not.

Reply Posted by maxine on Friday June 14 2013 at 18:44
the people who commit crimes are idiots!

Reply Posted by michael on Friday June 14 2013 at 17:44
The lad's a scum bag as are the rest of the dirty dokics

Reply Posted by in known on Friday June 14 2013 at 17:45
there nothin but trouble corsin scrubbers any way he should be sent down 4 it wot if it made the bus driver crash n ppl got hurt... well sed Michael

Reply Posted by unknown on Friday June 14 2013 at 17:52
Is this meant to be connor dokit from royston? Dirty little screbs they don't even own any electric or hot water mucky cunts survive on 47p biscuits!

Reply Posted by unknown on Friday June 14 2013 at 18:01
Not all the dokics there is one good one you can pick your friends but not family unfortunately

Reply Posted by me on Friday June 14 2013 at 18:11
how the ell can u miss a bus....and if is brother was fighting with him didn't he get punished as well

Reply Posted by . on Friday June 14 2013 at 18:46
Wouldn't be so bad but its certainly not his first offence!! He's an absolute menace on the streets of royston! Wot right minded person throws a wheelie bin into the road because theve ad an argument! Dirty druggy scum

Reply Posted by becky on Friday June 14 2013 at 18:49
People in glass housea shouldnt through stones!!! All u lot judging this dude r u all sayin uve neva thrown anything in temper.

Reply Posted by Ahireen on Friday June 14 2013 at 21:21
Half of people commenting ant guts to actually put the name!! How is sum1 scum for not realising a bus was comin he was obviously mad with rage with just been smacked by his brother half of people that judge by what's put on here probably have done stupid things in there life but are so quick to judge others u learn from ur own mistakes no1 can help how there brought up or the role models they have..at least have balls to put ya names not just unknown!! And scum?? For a smashed window cumon!! I see scum as someone who breaks into houses steals, hurts people etc u all need to get a f**kin grip!!

Reply Posted by scum spotter on Friday June 14 2013 at 22:45
yep definitely scum

Reply Posted by Jordan on Saturday June 15 2013 at 01:37
all the family are scruffy cunts!!!they a sandwich short of a picnic..they dont have gas,electric,water food id understand if it was olden days they eat trash share a 47pence packet of biscuits.

Reply Posted by . on Saturday June 15 2013 at 21:55
Maybe the family aren't meaning to be "scruffy cunts" its hard enough to afford to live in times like this, people struggle end off there's no need to automatically assume theyre dirty because poverty is pretty much taking over cause of the stupid government!! However, was a bit idiotic throwing a bin, bit childish to say the least

Reply Posted by les on Sunday June 16 2013 at 01:13
I love the colourfull people in this country.
Colourfull language .
Why is it that if your foreign you geton your high horse and say they come here take all our jobs get all this money..........
When a foreigner has no electric no water
and shares a packet of biscuits.you all come out in sympathy and call them all the names under the sun .and most of you are so perfect. barnsley people.
heres a new motto.
F#*+ off back where you come from
we are diseased enough from our own hatred.

Reply Posted by STEVO on Sunday June 16 2013 at 12:54
Les, I assume the lad is English with a name like Connor.
His second name Dokic is Balkan in origin, most likely Croatian or Serbian.

Reply Posted by les on Sunday June 16 2013 at 16:33
I believe connor is irish

Reply Posted by ...... on Monday June 17 2013 at 20:12
look all u stickin up for him would av sumet to say ur selfs if it corsed the bus to crash and hurt ppl....

Reply Posted by moi on Monday June 17 2013 at 20:15
i know this lad n hes nowt but a troublecauser who teks n sells drugs etc, mebbe if they got harsher punishment they wud learn

Reply Posted by unknown on Monday June 17 2013 at 20:27
maxine get off your high horse i have my opinion so have you but it was done in rage miss perfect !!