YouTube prankster Daniel ‘Jarvo’ Jarvis is discovered responsible of aggravated trespass after invading The Oval and colliding with England star Johnny Bairstow throughout final yr’s Check in opposition to India
- YouTuber Daniel Jarvis discovered responsible of aggravated trespass in courtroom right this moment
- Jarvis invaded The Oval pitch throughout final yr’s England v India fourth take a look at
- 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 yr has been discovered responsible of aggravated trespass.
Daniel ‘Jarvo’ Jarvis, 34, crashed into an unsuspecting Bairstow on the non-striker’s finish after sprinting onto the sector to bowl at Ollie Pope on day two of the fourth Check 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 docket on Wednesday, District Choose Daniel Benjamin mentioned: “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 carrying an EA7 Emporio Armani hoodie and tracksuit bottoms, clutching a Gucci bag.
The courtroom was proven broadcast footage of him working onto the pitch, plus a video he recorded displaying him hiding in a bathroom earlier than sprinting on to the sector after receiving a telephone name telling him to go.
The courtroom 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.
Throughout cross-examination, prosecutor Nicola Grindey mentioned: “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 might have 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 this stuff 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 mentioned 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 courtroom 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 instructed the decide he “accidentally” made contact with Bairstow, admitting “I can’t remember the man’s name”.
Jarvis, from Gravesend, Kent, who beforehand pleaded not responsible to the one cost of aggravated trespass, was granted unconditional bail.
The decide adjourned sentencing on the identical courtroom till October 19, to permit for the preparation of pre-sentence experiences.