A MAN who tampered with an alcohol abstinence monitoring tag has been fined.

Michael Cain, of St Paul Street, Newtown, St Helens, appeared before Liverpool, Knowsley and St Helens Magistrates' Court on Friday, February 16.

Cain, 33, admitted to failing to comply with the requirements of a community order that had been imposed on him by Sefton Magistrates' Court on October 3.

According to a court sheet, he tampered with an Alcohol Abstinence Monitoring tag (AAMR) on November 2 last year. 

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He also drank alcohol between January 18 and January 24, 2024 and received multiple high-level alerts when not permitted while being monitored by the tag.

Cain also failed to attend for a planned office visit on January 23.

The 33-year-old was fined £120 and made to pay costs of £60, making a total of £180.