AN ABERPORTH man who was the passenger in a car taken without the owner’s consent has been fined.

Paul Martin Tompkinson, of Brynglas, Aberporth, pleaded guilty to the charge when he appeared at Haverfordwest Magistrates’ Court.

The vehicle, a Ford Ecosport, had been taken from Cardigan on August 12 last year.

The 28-year-old was fined £80, along with £85 prosecution costs and a £34 victim surcharge.