#sports activities YouTube prankster Daniel ‘Jarvo’ Jarvis who invaded The Oval found guilty of aggravated trespass
YouTube prankster Daniel ‘Jarvo’ Jarvis is found guilty of aggravated trespass after invading The Oval and colliding with England star Johnny Bairstow throughout final 12 months’s Test in opposition to India
- YouTuber Daniel Jarvis found guilty of aggravated trespass in court docket at the moment
- Jarvis invaded The Oval pitch throughout final 12 months’s England v India fourth check
- The 34-year-old collided with England star Jonny Bairstow earlier than being led away
A self-styled YouTube prankster who collided with England batter Jonny Bairstow after invading the pitch at The Oval final 12 months has been found guilty of aggravated trespass.
Daniel ‘Jarvo’ Jarvis, 34, crashed into an unsuspecting Bairstow on the non-striker’s finish after sprinting onto the sphere to bowl at Ollie Pope on day two of the fourth Test in opposition to India.
Jarvis, who has a YouTube account with greater than 170,000 subscribers, was arrested over the stunt on September 3, 2021, and later charged with aggravated trespass.
At Croydon Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, District Judge Daniel Benjamin stated: “The issue in the case is straight forward, namely whether he intended to disrupt the Test match.”
Daniel Jarvis collides with Jonny Bairstow after invading the Oval pitch in September 2021
He concluded this was Jarvis’ intention, including: “I find Mr Jarvis guilty of aggravated trespass.”
Jarvis, who self-represented after his request to adjourn the case was dismissed, was unshaven, and he was sporting an EA7 Emporio Armani hoodie and tracksuit bottoms, clutching a Gucci bag.
The court docket was proven broadcast footage of him working onto the pitch, plus a video he recorded exhibiting him hiding in a rest room earlier than sprinting on to the sphere after receiving a cellphone name telling him to go.
The court docket additionally seen movies of him invading the pitch at two earlier cricket matches between England and India, at Lord’s on August 12 and at Headingly on August 25.
During cross-examination, prosecutor Nicola Grindey stated: “You know when going on to an international cricket field they can’t continue to play while you’re on there.
The YouTuber was at Croydon Magistrates Court and was found guilty of aggravated trespass
“You had the cricket ball as a result of your intention was to run on and successfully bowl the ball in the direction of the wicket.
“When you ran out you could see one of the England players in full batting gear – you ran into him.
“You knew you were not allowed on the pitch as a result of you’ve got been on cricket pitches earlier than and been requested to depart.”
Jarvis said he had not been arrested for the first two pitch invasions, claiming he did not believe he was “breaking any regulation” and “no-one has been prosecuted for these items earlier than”.
Jarvis is led away from the field after claiming he didn’t intend to disrupt the test match
He took to the stand, saying: “I did not intend to disrupt the match. I did not know once I was popping out. Why wasn’t I arrested earlier than? Why is everybody attacking me for it?”
He stated he will get “positive feedback” on his movies, which he makes for “people’s pleasure”, including: “I get loads of people saying they have got mental health and my videos make them happy.”
He answered “no comment” to each query when interviewed by police, the court docket heard.
Jarvis claimed he didn’t consider he was trespassing as a result of he had a ticket, claiming individuals “run out naked” throughout video games however don’t get arrested.
He advised the choose he “accidentally” made contact with Bairstow, admitting “I can’t remember the man’s name”.
Jarvis, from Gravesend, Kent, who beforehand pleaded not guilty to the only cost of aggravated trespass, was granted unconditional bail.
The choose adjourned sentencing on the similar court docket till October 19, to permit for the preparation of pre-sentence stories.