The TikTok prankster known as Mizzy has been arrested less than 48 hours after he was fined for invading a family’s home.
Bacari-Bronze O’Garro, 18, had pleaded guilty to breaching a community protection notice after uploading a video of himself walking through a couple’s door and refusing to leave in front of their young kids.
The notice, which banned him from trespassing onto private property, was issued last year after a slew of complaints from victims of his other pranks.
On Friday he was ordered to pay £365 and slapped with a two-year criminal behaviour order barring him from directly or indirectly posting videos without the consent of anyone shown.
It also lays out tougher punishments for trespassing onto private property, including potential jail time, and bans him from visiting the Westfield shopping centre in Stratford, east London.
Footage posted on O’Garro’s Twitter account on Friday appeared to show the teenager being handcuffed by a plainclothes officer on the rooftop of a building.
The 18-year-old, who is from Stoke Newington, north London, is then seen being led away in front of a sign bearing the logo of supermarket chain Iceland.
A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: ‘On Friday, 26 May, officers arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of breach of a Criminal Behaviour Order.
‘He has been taken into custody. Enquiries are ongoing.’
Community protection notices (CPNs) and criminal behaviour orders (CBOs) are both used by courts to punish anti-social behaviour but differ in their potential penalties.
Failure to follow a CPN can be punished with a fine between £100 and £2,500, whereas breaching a CBO can lead to unlimited fines or up to five years in prison (or both).
Trespass is in most cases a civil offence, meaning the police cannot automatically take action over incidents such as O’Garro’s home invasion prank unless a crime is committed at the same time.
At his court hearing this week, prosecutors said the teenager had ’caused the family a lot of distress’.
Speaking on Piers Morgan Uncensored on Thursday, O’Garro denied ‘terrorising’ people.
He said: ‘I would more call it having fun. But let me get this out of the way first, I apologised.
‘You see this situation that blew up on the internet, like walking into random houses, the next day I apologised because I felt bad.’
But he appeared to defend his actions, shrugging off his fine by claiming ‘UK laws are weak’ and boasting: ‘I can do what I want’.
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