Norwich fan urinated in cell after derby arrest

A NORWICH City fan who urinated in a police cell after being arrested before the Ipswich derby is more than �1,000 poorer today.

A NORWICH City fan who urinated in a police cell after being arrested before the Ipswich derby is more than �1,000 poorer today.

Drunken Sam Chambers did not even make it to the match after being taken into custody half-an-hour before the kick-off at Portman Road on April 19.

The 23-year-old was arrested for threatening behaviour outside the ground at 12.14pm. To make matters worse he was also charged with resisting arrest.

It was a bad day all round for Chambers as Town beat their arch rivals 3-2 while he was being held at Ipswich police station.


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During his detention he decided to urinate in his cell.

Chambers, of The Paddocks, Norwich, admitted three offences when he appeared before South East Suffolk Magistrates' Court in Ipswich.

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The Canaries fan was fined �450 for threatening behaviour and ordered to pay a �15 victim surcharge.

For resisting arrest by a police constable Chambers was ordered to pay �300, and �150 to the officer in compensation.

He was also charged with criminal damage relating to the incident in the police cell.

Magistrates fined him �100 for this offence and told him to pay �150 in compensation.

The total amount of fines and compensation Chambers must pay comes to �1,175.

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