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A policeman who falsely claimed to be off work sick while he was fitting new bathrooms was handed a six month suspended prison sentence today.
Between December 6 2004 and February 22 2006, Pc Steve Trendell, 30, took 246 days off due to ill health and spent a further 130 days on recuperative duties, Wimbledon Magistrates Court heard.
But Trendell, who was also today ordered to serve 250 hours of community service, had set up his own company called SJT bathroom solutions and had set up a business account for 18 months.
All the while he was claiming he was too il... Read more