In the Media

Windsor Castle: charge for trespassing on a designated site

PUBLISHED March 9, 2012

Zoe Martin, specialist lawyer from the Crown Prosecution Service, said: ?I have today authorised the police to charge Robert Pennefather with an offence of trespassing on a designated site after he was found within the grounds of Windsor Castle in the early hours of 6 November 2011. ?The decision was taken in accordance with the Code for Crown Prosecutors. ?The defendant has been bailed to appear at Westminster Magistrates Court on Friday 23 March? Notes: The Attorney General?s Office consented to the charge as is required for this offence. The Queen was not in residence at the time. Trespass to a designated site is an offence under s.128 Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005