Moment Ex Premier League and BBC star Jermaine Jenas is caught after using his phone while driving as he faces £1k fine | The Sun

EX Premier League and BBC star Jermaine Jenas faces a £1,000 fine after being caught using his phone at the wheel.

The former Tottenham and England footballer, 39, could also six points on his licence after he today admitted texting while driving.

And a new photo shows the moment he was pulled over after we told yesterday how the pundit faced a driving ban after being caught last October in Stanmore, North London.

The picture, included in court documents and released by the Metropolitan Police, shows Jenas standing in front of his car at the roadside, wearing a baseball cap.

PC Neil Cornelius told Bromley magistrates court he saw Jenas' Range Rover just after 3pm when he was on patrol.

He added in a witness statement: "I noticed that the driver of this vehicle was using a handheld mobile device whilst driving.


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"The device was being held in both their hands to the front, in front of themselves."

He said Jenas confirmed he was using the phone when pulled over, adding: "I could see the subject texting on the handheld device."

Jenas did not attend court and entered his guilty plea through his lawyers, the Evening Standard reports.

Jenas, from Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, was prosecuted after failing to respond to an offer of a Fixed Penalty Notice.

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In March last year, Jenas was fined £574, including a victim surplus charge and costs, and also received five points on his license after he was caught doing 71mph in a 50mph zone.

He was caught speeding in August 2020, in Stanstead Abbotts, Herts.

Also in February last year he was fined and received four points for speeding on the M25 near Epping, Essex.


In his Range Rover he was caught doing 66mph in a 50mph zone, and was fined £574 including costs.

If he is found guilty he could face a six-month totting-up ban, for reaching 12 points on his license in three years.

Jenas, played more than 150 games for Tottenham, and was named PFA Young Player of the Year in 2002-2003.

He retired in 2016 and has since gone on to be a successful pundit on Match of The Day, and currently co-hosts The One Show on BBC.

Back in 2013 Jenas, who was playing for QPR at the time, was fined for failing to provide information to police when he was caught speeding.

In 2011 he was photographed after he crashed his £200k Bentley into the back of a van.

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He was also given three points for speeding in 2003 whilst he was playing for Newcastle United.

He is due to appear at Bromley Magistrates Court on Friday.

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